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Anthony Edward Dyson, aka Tony Dyson (28 November 1928 – 30 July 2002) was a British literary critic, university lecturer, educational activist and gay rights campaigner.
Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber.
Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales.
An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.
Academic dress is a traditional form of clothing for academic settings, mainly tertiary (and sometimes secondary) education, worn mainly by those who have been admitted to a university degree (or similar), or hold a status that entitles them to assume them (e.g., undergraduate students at certain old universities).
The academic dress of the former University of Wales was designed for the first graduations in 1893, and has as its main identifying feature a faculty colour scheme involving 'shot silks'.
Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937), better known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor, widely considered to be one of the world's greatest living actors.
Anthropology is the study of humans and human behaviour and societies in the past and present.
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
In Western universities, a Bachelor of Divinity or Baccalaureate in Divinity (BD or BDiv; Baccalaureus Divinitatis) is an undergraduate or postgraduate academic degree awarded for a course taken in the study of divinity or related disciplines, such as theology or, rarely, religious studies.
Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.
The Bishop of Salisbury is the ordinary of the Church of England's Diocese of Salisbury in the Province of Canterbury.
The Bishop of St David's is the ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of St David's.
Brian Robert Morris, Baron Morris of Castle Morris, (4 December 1930 – 30 April 2001), was a British poet, critic and professor of literature.
Cardiff University (Prifysgol Caerdydd) is a public research university in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin, "Merlin's fort") is the county town of Carmarthenshire in Wales.
A castle (from castellum) is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages by predominantly the nobility or royalty and by military orders.
Charles Robert Cockerell (27 April 1788 – 17 September 1863) was an English architect, archaeologist, and writer.
Chris Philo FAcSS (born 1960) is Professor of Geography at the Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences, the University of Glasgow.
Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Dan Mark Cohn-Sherbok is a rabbi of Reform Judaism and a Jewish theologian.
David Cockburn (born 12 October 1949) studied philosophy at St Andrews and Oxford, and has taught at Swansea, the Open University, and, until 2010, has spent over 30 years at the University of Wales, Lampeter, where he teaches courses on the philosophy of mind, Spinoza, Wittgenstein among others.
David Sadler (born 1960) is a professor and a researcher of human geography at the University of Liverpool, England.
A diaspora (/daɪˈæspərə/) is a scattered population whose origin lies in a separate geographic locale.
Dic Edwards is a British playwright and poet with more than 20 productions to his name.
Duke of Edinburgh, named after the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a substantive title that has been created three times for members of the British royal family since 1726.
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
English studies (usually called simply English) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in English-speaking countries; it is not to be confused with English taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct discipline.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
The First Minister of Wales (Prif Weinidog Cymru) is the leader of the Welsh Government, Wales' devolved administration, which was established in 1999.
The flag of Saint David (Baner Dewi Sant) is normally a yellow cross on a black field, but it has also appeared as a black cross on a yellow field or with an engrailed cross.
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later.
Ghazi-Walid Falah (غازي فلاح, ראזי פלאח) is a Bedouin Israeli-Canadian geographer, who is a tenured professor at the University of Akron, Ohio.
Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, England, of which it is the county town.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
The Groves Classification is a numbering system to enable the shape of any academic gown or hood to be easily described and identified.
Professor Harold Arthur Harris (27 October 1902 – 29 August 1974) was educated at Oxford High School, and went on to study at Jesus College, Oxford.
Edward Harold Browne (usually called Harold Browne; 6 March 1811 – 18 December 1891) was a bishop of the Church of England.
Human geography is the branch of geography that deals with the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions with the environment by studying their relations with and across space and place.
Ian Cook is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Exeter in the UK, and formerly senior lecturer in geography at the University of Birmingham, and lecturer at the University of Wales, Lampeter.
Islwyn Ffowc Elis (17 November 1924 – 22 January 2004) was one of Wales's most popular Welsh-language writers.
Joe Painter FAcSS (born 1965) is a British geographer and academic.
Johannes Hoff (Ph.D., Dr. Habil.) is known for his rigorous and thoughtful rethinking of the cultural and intellectual crisis of our present time in the light of the analogical rationality of the premodern tradition of Christian learning.
Professor John Alan Dawson is Professor of Marketing at the University of Edinburgh; he is a Geographer, and specialist in retail innovation, Dawson graduated in Geography from University College London in 1965 with an interest in urban geography.
John Roland Lloyd Thomas (22 February 1908 – 11 April 1984) was an Anglican priest and the Principal of St David's University College from 1953 to 1975.
John Scandrett Harford, FRS (8 October 1785 – 16 April 1866) was a British banker, benefactor and abolitionist.
Keith Gilbert Robbins FRSE FRHistS FLSW (born 9 April 1940) is a historian and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales, Lampeter.
Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (خليفة بن زايد بن سلطان آل نهيان; born 7 September 1948; referred to as Sheikh Khalifa) is the President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of Abu Dhabi and the Supreme Commander of the Union Defence Force.
Lampeter (Llanbedr Pont Steffan or, more informally, Llambed) is a town in Ceredigion, South West Wales, lying at the confluence of the River Teifi and the Afon Dulas.
Lampeter Town Rugby Football Club is a rugby union team from the town of Lampeter, West Wales.
Laurie Thompson (26 February 1938 – 8 June 2015) was a British academic and translator, noted for his translations of Swedish literature into English.
Liberal arts education (from Latin "free" and "art or principled practice") can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history.
There are currently ten universities operating in Wales, all of which receive funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).
This is a list of Vice-Chancellors of the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David and its previous founding institutions.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Llanddewi Brefi is a village and community of approximately 500 people in Ceredigion, Wales.
Llandeilo is a community and town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, situated at the crossing of the River Towy by the A483 on a 19th-century stone bridge.
The Very Rev. Llewelyn Lewellin (3 August 1798 – 25 November 1878) was a cleric and academic, the first principal of St David's College, Lampeter and the first Dean of St David's.
Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.
Maurice Antonia Jones (born September 14, 1964) is the president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national community development financial institution.
Michael Shanks (born 1959, Newcastle upon Tyne) is a British archaeologist specializes in classical archaeology and archaeological theory.
Professor Miles Ogborn is an influential human geographer at Queen Mary, University of London.
The mozzetta is a short elbow-length sartorial vestment, a cape that covers the shoulders and is buttoned over the frontal breast area.
The National Union of Students of the United Kingdom (NUS) is a confederation of students' unions in the United Kingdom.
Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players.
New Quay (Cei Newydd) is a seaside town in Ceredigion, Wales with a resident population of around 1,200 people, reducing to 1,082 at the 2011 census.
Sir Nigel John Thrift, DL, FBA, FAcSS (born 12 October 1949 in Bath) is a British academic and geographer.
Nigel Yates (1 July 1944, Swansea - 15 January 2009) was Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Wales, Lampeter.
The term Norman architecture is used to categorise styles of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans in the various lands under their dominion or influence in the 11th and 12th centuries.
Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious rites and ceremonies.
Physical science is a branch of natural science that studies non-living systems, in contrast to life science.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Paul Badham (born 26 September 1942) is professor emeritus of theology and religious studies at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David.
Paul J. Cloke, FBA, FAcSS is an author and professor of geography.
Peter John Mitchell Thomas, Baron Thomas of Gwydir, (31 July 1920 – 4 February 2008) was a Welsh Conservative politician.
Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) was a title granted to princes born in Wales from the 12th century onwards; the term replaced the use of the word king.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is the independent body that checks on standards and quality in UK higher education.
Religious studies, alternately known as the study of religion, is an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions.
A reredos (IPA /ˈrɪɚdɒs/) or raredos is a large altarpiece, a screen, or decoration placed behind the altar in a church.
Hywel Rhodri Morgan (29 September 1939 – 17 May 2017) was a Welsh Labour politician who was the First Minister of Wales and the Leader of Welsh Labour from 2000 to 2009.
The Robbins Report (the report of the Committee on Higher Education, chaired by Lord Robbins) was commissioned by the British government and published in 1963.
Evan Roderic Bowen KC (6 August 1913 – 19 July 2001) was a Welsh Liberal Party politician.
Rowland Williams (16 August 1817–18 January 1870) was vice-principal and Professor of Hebrew at St David’s College, Lampeter, from 1849 to 1862 and was one of the most influential theologians of the nineteenth century.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Saint David's Day (Dydd Gŵyl Dewi) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March, the date of Saint David's death in 589 AD.
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Wales (Ysgrifennydd Gwladol Cymru) is the principal minister of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom with responsibilities for Wales.
Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.
Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
Stewart Ross Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood, (25 February 1941 – 29 January 2018) was a Scottish academic and public servant and one of Britain's most distinguished philosophers of religion.
Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
A tennis court is the venue where the sport of tennis is played.
Thomas Bowdler, LRCP, FRS (11 July 1754 – 24 February 1825) was an English physician best known for publishing The Family Shakspeare, an expurgated edition of William Shakespeare's work.
Thomas Burgess (18 November 175619 February 1837) was an English author, philosopher, Bishop of St David's and Bishop of Salisbury.
Thomas Frederick Tout, (28 September 1855 – 23 October 1929) was a 19th- and 20th-century British historian of the medieval period.
Sir Thomas Graham Jackson, 1st Baronet (21 December 1835 – 7 November 1924) was one of the most distinguished English architects of his generation.
Thomas Phillips (1760 – 30 June 1851), was an educational philanthropist, a major donor to St David's College, Lampeter, and the founder of Llandovery College in Wales.
The Reverend Thomas Price (2 October 1787 – 7 November 1848) (known by the bardic name of Carnhuanawc) was a historian and a major Welsh literary figure of the early 19th century.
Tim Cresswell is Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.
Trinity University College (Coleg Prifysgol y Drindod) was a Church University College in Carmarthen, Wales.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury), abbreviated as UKC, is a semi-collegiate public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom.
The University of Wales (Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru) was a confederal university based in Cardiff, Wales, UK.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant) is a collegiate university operating on three main campuses in South West Wales: in Carmarthen, Lampeter, and Swansea.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Weight training is a common type of strength training for developing the strength and size of skeletal muscles.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the sport's international governing body, World Rugby.
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England.
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