Varsity 2017

As with most other universities across the U.K. Aberystwyth engages with their rivals Bangor in annual sports-day-esque event known as Varsity. Each Uni bi-annually hosts the competition, seeing the likes of sports and societies alike to put forward their best and brightest to win the beloved silverware. This year Aberystwyth hosted the competition inviting around 50 sports clubs to the Aberystwyth area to compete over … Continue reading Varsity 2017

Snapshots #7: Startling Starlings

  Every year Aberystwyth is graced with the presence of thousands of starlings bringing noise, poop and beautiful evening displays. This Phenomenon is only during the Autumn and Winter Months when flocks of the birds come down from the countryside to roost under the Victorian pier at night. It’s a common sight to a local in Aber seeing the waves on waves of starlings take … Continue reading Snapshots #7: Startling Starlings

The Bar for Actual Sports (teams)

This isn’t my usual type of Blog post, but I just wanted to set a few things straight. Aberystwyth is notoriously known for its pub scene boasting an impressive number of pubs for a small coastal town, but finally a bar has opened that is perfect for everyone including sports teams. It’s hard for social sports clubs to go watch sports in pubs in town, … Continue reading The Bar for Actual Sports (teams)