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Reasons to Study Here
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Not Just Any UniversityView our Awards and Rankings
Aberystwyth, 91% overall student satisfactionNSS, 2017
in the UK for Teaching QualityThe Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2018
in the UK for Student ExperienceThe Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2018
in Wales Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
A top 40 UK University in the Times Higher Education Word University Rankings (2016-17)
The safest place to study in Wales 2017The Complete University Guide
of Aberystwyth graduates in work/study 6 months after graduationHESA, 2017
of our research is of an internationally recognised standardREF, 2014
A cut above: hair and beauty app wins InvEnterPrize 2018
A mobile app designed to revolutionise bookings in the hair and beauty sector is the winner of Aberystwyth University's InvEnterPrize for 2018.
Winners of Aberystwyth University Gŵyl Dewi Awards announced
Four individuals have been honoured by Aberystwyth University for their contribution to the Welsh language at a special ceremony in the Old College.
Was St Patrick Welsh?
St Patrick chose Ireland over the place of his birth – but where was that exactly? Writing in The Conversation, Dr Simon Rodway from the Department of Welsh & Celtic Studies reviews the evidence of whether St Patrick was actually Welsh.
Putin re-elected: how to understand the Russian president’s view of the world
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discusses Vladimir Putin's re-election for a fourth term - Putin is not on the best terms with the rest of the world. But does he actually care?