New Students

Our residences provide a variety of high quality facilities and services in a range of accommodation styles to suit all tastes and budgets. In every type of accommodation you will find a safe and secure environment in which to live, study and relax. 

Most of our residences are on campus, others are conveniently located within walking distance of the campus and beautiful seaside town centre. Our friendly residences team are also on hand 24/7 to support you in both your academic and residential life.

Guaranteed Accommodation for 1st Year Students!

Once you have selected Aberystwyth as either your Firm or Insurance choice University, from mid-March onwards, the Accommodation Office will contact you by e-mail and post inviting you to apply for accommodation. Accommodation is guaranteed in University owned or managed residences if you apply for accommodation before 1st August in the year of entry and respond to your offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer*. 

Clearing/Adjustment

Shortly following confirmation of your place to study at Aberystwyth University the Accommodation Office will contact you by e-mail inviting you to apply for University accommodation. Accommodation is guaranteed in University owned or managed residences if you apply for accommodation before 1st September in the year of entry and respond to your offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer*. 

Applications open from 9.00am early April 2017 - How to Apply

Are we your insurance choice?

We suggest that you make an application even if we are your insurance choice to ensure that you do not miss out on the guarantee should your circumstances change. We will only process your application if you confirm your place at Aberystwyth, plus it's free to apply so you've got nothing to lose!

What types of accommodation are available?

We offer a range of high quality accommodation, all of which is conveniently located in Aberystwyth. From 'traditional' catered residences, where meals are provided, to en-suite self-catered accommodation, we can provide you with an option that is best suited to your requirements.

Each residence is a vibrant community with its own distinctive character offering you a safe and secure environment in which to socialise, study and relax. Residences vary in style and size with many being on campus; others are conveniently situated close to the town centre all being available as options to first year students. You can see what we have on offer at Types of Accommodation.

Why live with us?

  • Only £100 Acceptance Fee
  • All energy bills included
  • Hard wired and wireless Internet included
  • Insurance included (Unlimited value on personal items within the study bedroom, including accidental damage)
  • 24/7 Learning Centres within easy access to your residence
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Support provided by the Residential Support team living within the residences
  • Convenient location close to academic and campus facilities, as well as the town centre
  • Flexible payment plans available for accommodation fees

*Terms and conditions apply; please refer to our Priorities Policy for further details.