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Reasons to Study Here
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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 2017
of our research is of an internationally recognised standardREF 2014
Life size model of the ExoMars Rover to be unveiled at Aberystwyth Robotics Week
Space scientists at Aberystwyth University working on the European Space Agency/Roscosmos ExoMars mission which is due to land on Mars in 2021 have built a full size replica of the rover.
Lifetime contribution award for Aberystwyth International Relations expert
The life-long contribution of a leading expert in strategic studies, international relations theory, and global security, has been recognised by the British International Studies Association (BISA).
New report showcases Welsh universities’ civic mission
A new report published by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) highlights the impact of universities on local, national and international communities.
Aberystwyth University celebrates UK Robotics Week
Budding robot engineers and builders of all ages are invited to take part in Aberystwyth Robotics Week which takes place on 25-30 June 2018.