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Not Just Any UniversityView our Awards and Rankings
overall and best in Wales for student satisfaction(NSS 2017)
overall University of the Year(What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018)
in the UK for Student Experience(Good University Guide, The Times & Sunday Times 2018)
in the UK for clubs and societies(What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018)
UK University in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016-17)
in the UK for accommodation(What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018)
of Aberystwyth graduates in work/study 6 months after graduationHESA 2018
of our research is of an internationally recognised standardREF 2014
Aberystwyth University leads £3m project for Wales’ growing geospatial and space technology sector
A major new EU backed initiative to help companies in Wales exploit the fast-growing spatial intelligence market is being led by Aberystwyth University.
Thomas Edison: visionary, genius or fraud?
Writing in the Conversation, Professor Iwan Morus from the Department of History and Welsh History challenges the myth of the inventive genius and tireless worker that Edison worked hard to cultivate.
Aberystwyth University announces new Fellows for 2018
An award-winning poet and playwright, a web entrepreneur, a leading judge, and an actress and singer are amongst those who will be honoured during this year's degree ceremonies at Aberystwyth University.
Tracing the history of film and cinema in rural Wales
Films from the past and the history of rural cinema will be the focus for an evening at Ceredigion Museum on Saturday 14 July 2018. Doors open at 7pm.