Professor Gideon Shelach visited UWTSD from the 15th-17th February and gave two talks to the research community here at the Lampeter campus. Professor Shelach, an eminent archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, carries out research into the origins of agriculture and sedentary communities in Northeast China. During his visit Professor Shelach delivered the Roderic […]

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One of the great delights of Lampeter campus students and academics is the pre-eminent position of Lampeter in the history of Welsh Rugby. The 2015 /2016 season is the 150th anniversary of the first competitive rugby match ever played in Wales. The game was played on the University’s playing fields in the town and the […]


Dr Nicholas Campion, a distinguished academic from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David has recently published his latest work, ‘The New Age in the Modern West: Counterculture, Utopia and Prophecy from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day. A senior lecturer in the School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology and Director of the […]


Anthropology leads on sustainability within the Humanities. Anthropology lecturer, Luci Attala, won in November 2015 the prestigious Green Gown award for her work in embedding sustainability in the Anthropology curriculum. Find out more about the awards at the UWTSD Press Release. And don’t miss out on Luci and her students in the video below:


Our distance learners come from all over the globe and study post-graduate degrees from Certificates to PhDs. Dr Timothy Mallard here speaks of his experience as a distance PhD student at UWTSD at his graduation in summer 2015. Dr Mallard graduated with a PhD in Christian Ethics, and was supervised by Professors Densil Morgan and […]


Last Saturday the School of Classics went on its annual autumn day trip. Whereas last year we stayed on our side of the border and explored Caerleon and Caerwent, this year we ventured a little further afield to the Roman Baths of Bath Spa. This gave students taking Dr Ralph Haeussler’s Britain in the Western […]

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This July I (Dr Matthew Cobb) undertook a trip to visit a number of sites of historical interest in the Eastern Desert of Egypt and on the Red Sea coast. Researching and teaching on the topic of Roman trade in the Indian Ocean and having a broader interest in how communities sustained themselves in these […]

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This week the School of Classics at Lampeter (University of Wales Trinity Saint David) has been running a Classics Summer School (29th of June to the 4th of July). The Summer School was organised by Dr Matthew Cobb and Mrs Joanne Price, and taught by Dr Magdalena Ohrman. From Monday to Friday a group of […]

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