Information for new postgraduates
Congratulations on gaining a place at Aberystwyth University!
We are looking forward to welcoming you. Please open the tabs below for more information to help you settle in as a Postgraduate here.
Distance-learning students will be provided with information for their study schools prior to the start of their courses.
- Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS)
- Computer Science
- English & Creative Writing
- Geography & Earth Sciences
- History & Welsh History
- Information Studies
- International Politics
- Law & Criminology
- Modern Languages
- Theatre, Film & Television Studies
- Welsh & Celtic Studies
Getting to Aberystwyth
Your Postgraduate study at Aberystwyth begins at registration. Information regarding the Postgraduate registration timetable can be found here.
Please remember that you will need to register every September regardless of when you commenced your programme until your studies are complete.
(Non-EEA) International Students: New Students on a Student Visa must send the University’s Compliance Officer all documents they request.
The Compliance team will contact you directly to request the required documentaion which you will need to submit via email.
Aber Card and Email Set-Up
To make use of the library, computing and media services at Aberystwyth University you need an email account and an Aber Card. You will be able to activate your email and apply for your card prior to arriving at the University. If you have completed the application process you will be emailed instructions by Information Services on how to do this. For more information visit the Welcome to Information Services - Postgraduate Students page.
Bank Letters for Non-UK Students
When opening a student bank account in the UK, you may be asked to provide proof that you are a student at Aberystwyth University. This will be in the form of an Introduction to UK Banking Facilities Letter.
Included in this letter will be your home and term time address taken from your student record. You will need to make sure that the University has your correct address details.
Information on how to request a Letter of Introduction to UK Banking Facilities is available from the Academic Registry website.
Below is a list of useful contacts:
|Department||Email Address||Telephone Number|
Academic Registry - Registration & Advice
Taught: 01970 622354
Research: 01970 622272
|Accommodation Office (Office Hours)||firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)1970 622984|
|Accommodation Office - 24 Hour Helpline||+44 (0)1970 622900|
|Computing & Library Servicesemail@example.com||+44 (0)1970 622400|
|Fees (Tuition & Accommodation)||firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)1970 622041 / 628434|
|UKVI Compliance Office, Academic Registryemail@example.com||+44 (0)1970 622948|
Postgraduate Admissions Office, Academic Registry
|firstname.lastname@example.org||+44 (0)1970 622023|
|Student Supportemail@example.com||+44 (0)1970 621761|
|Nightline (term time only 8pm - 8am)||+44 (0)1970 621717|
Terms and Conditions
All students will be required as a condition of enrolment to abide by and submit to the procedures of the University's Rules, Regulations and Information for Students. These are amended annually and circulated to all students.