Welsh Culture & UMCA

Moc Lewis

Welsh Culture Officer & UMCA President

“Moc is the voice for Welsh culture & Welsh language students in Aberystwyth.”

This role focuses on promoting Welsh culture giving Aber students the opportunity to learn, speak and live the language.

Read more about Moc...

Twitter: @WCUAberSU | E-mail: suwelsh@aber.ac.uk

About the Role:

The Welsh Culture officer and UMCA President is responsible for:

  • Ensuring adequate representation of Welsh culture and the Welsh language within the Students’ Union and ensure promotion of the bilingualism policy.
  • Co-ordinating activity and campaigns relating to the interests of Welsh-speakers and learners.
  • Representing the needs of members in Welsh-medium Halls of Residence.
  • Ensuring that AberSU is kept aware of local and national issues affecting Welshspeaking students.
  • Lobbying NUS to provide adequate Welsh cultural language representation.
  • Working with the Chief Executive Officers and AUSU’s senior management team to achieve and shape strategic aims and outcomes.
  • Attending appropriate University Committees.
  • Attending regular meetings with relevant University departments to further the needs of Welsh-speakers and learners.

University Committees/Meetings Attended:

  • University Council
  • Senate
  • Academic Board
  • Governance and Compliance Committee
  • Welsh Medium Provision Committee
  • Welsh Language Operational Group

Current Priorities

Below you can find a list of priorities Moc is working on this year as well as his current progress on them…


Work with SubTV to ensure Welsh Music is played in the University run bar in the Students’ Union Building. *


Within Government Restrictions, continue to ensure accessibility to social spaces in Pantycelyn.


Work with Welsh Universities to organise a range of online cultural events for Welsh Language students.


Organise and deliver free, high quality and peer-led Welsh Language lessons for students.


*denotes policy as passed democratically by Aberystwyth students.

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