Latest Awards & Rankings

We believe that finding your perfect university is all about finding the best balance between a quality education and superb student life. That is exactly what you'll find at Aberystwyth University.

 

Awards

Aberystwyth scoops three Whatuni Student Choice awards.

University of the Year for Teaching Quality, The Times and Sunday Times, Good  University Guide 2019.

University of the Year for Teaching Quality - The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2018.

Aberystwyth University is a "WhatUni  Top 10 University of the year". Aberystwyth was shortlisted in a total of five categories - Best University, Accommodation, Courses & Lecturers, International and Postgraduate.

 


In recognition of celebrating Black History Month, empowering individuals in their development and diversity in general (2016).

Shortlisted in four categories in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) (2015);

Shortlisted for ‘Business School of the Year Times Higher Education Awards (2014);

Winner of the Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology category award at the Times Higher Education Awards (2013).

Silver Award under the Corporate Health Standard (CHS), the quality mark for workplace health promotion.

Awarded Athena SWAN Bronze Award for supporting women scientists.


Awarded EcoCampus Gold Award.

Aberystwyth University has been presented with the Green Flag Award for the second year running at its Penglais Campus whilst Llanbadarn Campus has also been successful in gaining the award.

Rankings

91% overall student satisfaction - National Student Satisfaction survey (NSS) 2019.

The Guardian University Guide

Aberystwyth University tops satisfaction tables in Guardian University Guide The Guardian University Guide.

 

Aberystwyth in world’s “elite top 1000” universities (World University Rankings 2018, Times Higher Education). 

Aberystwyth top climber in The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide.
Aberystwyth climbed 23 places in the latest Good University Guide.

A top 40 UK university in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.

Amongst top 50 universities according to major UK employers
Aberystwyth University is amongst the top 50 universities in the UK for 'best graduates in the workplace' according to a report published by Times Higher Education (November 2015).

Aberystwyth amongst the top 200 most international universities
Figures by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings reveal that Aberystwyth University is amongst the top 200 most international universities in the world (January 2016).

QS World University Rankings 2017
We’re one of the top 100 universities in the world for Geography, Politics and International Studies, Agriculture and Forestry.

REF 2014

World-leading research
95% of the university's research is of an internationally recognised standard or higher research excellence framework (REF) 2014.

 

One of the safest places in Wales to be a student
The Complete University Guide 2017 has named Aberystwyth as the safest university in Wales to be a student.