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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
Aberystwyth University supporting the Urdd National Eisteddfod
Aberystwyth University will once again show its support for Wales' biggest youth festival next week as thousands of young people compete at the Brecon and Radnorshire Urdd National Eisteddfod.
Has the National Trust forgotten the radical countryside?
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences asks: has the National Trust forgotten the radical countryside?
What Putin’s policies teach us about post-feminist power
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Sarah Riley from the Department of Psychology discusses how Russian domestic policy helps explain why women are happy to buy into new feminine ideals.
‘A Volatile Nile: 6,000 Years of Environmental Change in Northern Sudan’
Aberystwyth University alumnus and Professor of Physical Geography at Manchester University, Professor Jamie Woodward returns to his alma matter this week to deliver the latest Department of Geography and Earth Science Centenary lecture.