Why study at Aberystwyth University?
Aberystwyth University, on the west coast of Wales, is your place to study, explore and grow.
Since 1872, we’ve built a global reputation for teaching excellence and groundbreaking research.Today, we welcome students from all over the world to our undergraduate, postgraduate, PGCE and MBA courses and our friendly, outward-looking community. This is a special place. This is your place.
At Aber we pride ourselves on our welcome and our inclusivity while at the same time as being a University rooted in excellence and research: at Aber from your first year, you will find yourself being taught by frontline researchers who are experts in their fields.
Top 40 UK University
(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2022).Find out more
#1 in Wales and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction
(National Student Satisfaction survey 2021).Find out more
Best University in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience
(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2021).Find out more
Welsh University of the Year
(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2020).Find out more
University of the Year for Teaching Quality
(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2018 & 2019).Find out more
At a glance - a few more reasons for choosing to study at Aberystwyth:
- We ensure the highest quality of teaching which is underpinned by our innovative research during your degree programme, this is why we are University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the second year running (The Good University Guide, The Times & Sunday Times 2019 and 2018).
- Best in Wales and one of the top 10 universities in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Satisfaction Survey 2021)
- 97% of our graduates are in employment or pursuing further study 6 months after graduating (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)
- Choose us and you could be eligible to receive upto £20,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries
- We guarantee you a place in our accommodation and will include a FREE Sports Centre Platinum Membership worth £125 a year*.
*If you choose to live in university accommodation in September