Category: Student Life

Look here, the border between the black and red is really telling

Each year, UWTSD Lampeter borrows some objects from the collection at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum in Merthyr Tydfil. This gives our students in Archaeology, Heritage, and Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East a chance to experience handling and cataloguing ancient …

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This week’s blog is by Dr Errietta Bissa, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at UWTSD Lampeter. She recently had the opportunity to sit in on Rhodri Thomas’s class on proto-satanic figures. We have all heard about the Dead Sea scrolls, …

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Arriving at the Museum!

  Some UWTSD Lampeter students studying Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology recently went on a trip to the British Museum. They got to spend the day exploring ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Assyrian material culture. 

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The 1828 charter, with a portrait of George III, but a reference to George IV.

The university that came to be (after a few name changes) the University of Wales Trinity St David, was founded in 1822. At that point it was St David’s College. The college admitted its first students on St David’s Day …

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At UWTSD Lampeter we offer prospective students the chance to come and try out university life for a few days during our Student Experience Weekends. Stephany Aymerich, who is studying for the MArts in Classical Civilisation at UWTSD and was one of …

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Lucinda Walker, a third year Anthropology student at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, has had an article accepted for publication in the international publication, Anthropology Now. She submitted a paper to the popular journal and was quickly …

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This week’s blog is by Dr Paul Wright, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts and Senior Lecturer in English. It’s the start of the new semester and I am teaching my favourite course, a third year …

From Wizards to Words: teaching begins. Read More »

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This week’s blog is by Mandiza Landsmeer, who is studying for a BA in Ancient History and Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Mandiza is a first-year student.    Waking up on the 27th of January at 5 a.m. was certainly not something …

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This week’s blog is by Hawys Jones, who is studying for a BA in Archaeology with Heritage Management at UWTSD Lampeter. Coming to University as an older student was a very easy choice for me. Despite that, I did wonder …

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This week’s post is by Sofia Bianchi Mancini, one of our postgraduate research students in Classics at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Sofia Bianchi Mancini, I am in my final year of MRes in the department of Classics. My research …

Ancients Behaving Badly: Conference Report Read More »

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