Application Procedure

When can I apply for accommodation?

Applications for New Undergraduate Students and New Postgraduate Students will open around the beginning of April. 

Applications for Current Students open mid-November.

Please note: these dates may vary each academic year. 

Undergraduates will only be able to apply for accommodation once they have selected Aberystwyth University as either their Firm or Insurance choice. Postgraduates will only be able to apply if they have received an offer to study at Aberystwyth University. 

How do I apply for accommodation?

You need to apply for accommodation via the online Accommodation Portal.

Please visit our how to apply  in order to see the step-by-step guide on how to apply. 

 

What is the accommodation portal?

The Accommodation Portal is our online service where you apply for and secure accommodation at Aberystwyth University.

It includes;

  • The application form.
  • How to accept your offer.
  • The Accommodation Licence Pack.
  • A deposit balance & top-up facility.

How do I log into the accommodation portal?

New Undergraduates:

Log in as ‘New Student’ using your 10 digit UCAS Personal ID, Surname & Date of Birth.

Please note you can only apply for university accommodation if you have selected Aberystwyth as either your Firm or Insurance choice University.

New Postgraduates:

Log in as ‘New Student’ using your Personal ID number, Surname & Date of Birth.

Please note you can only apply for University Accommodation if you have recieved an offer to study at Aberystwyth University.

Current Students:

Log in as ‘Current Student’ using your Aberystwyth University Username (first part of your Aber e-mail address e.g. abc1) & Password.

New Erasmus or Exchange Students:

Log in as ‘Current Student’ using your Aberystwyth University Username (first part of your Aber e-mail address e.g. abc1) & Password.

Please note you can only apply for university accommodation when all of the conditions of your academic offer have been met and you have activated your Aberystwyth University IT account (e-mails are sent from Information Services inviting students to do this from July onwards).

PGCE Students:

Log in as ‘Current Student’ using your Aberystwyth University Username (first part of your Aber e-mail address e.g. abc1) & Password.

Please note you can only apply for University Accommodation when all of the conditions of your academic offer have been met and you have activated your Aberystwyth University IT account (e-mails are sent from Information Services inviting students to do this from July onwards).

Am I guaranteed accommodation?

You are guaranteed accommodation for your first year of study if you are a:

  • New full-time Undergraduate student.
  • New postgraduate student.
  • International exchange/Erasmus student.
  • Student returning from a temporary withdrawal/leave of absence to recommence their first year of study.

To qualify for a guaranteed place, applicants must ensure that their accommodation application is recieved by the published deadline dates in the year of entry and that they respond to the offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer. Please note that a place in University owned or managed accommodation is guaranteed, but not a specific type of room or location - please see our Priorities Policy for additional informatinon.