New Students

Accommodation Applications for 2018/19 are due to open March/April 2018 - How to Apply

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*. 

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*. 

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 exclusive for Welsh-Medium students, part-catered residences to en-suite self-catered accommodation, we can provide you with an option that is best suited to your requirements. We have dedicated accommodation available for students who are Welsh speakers or learners and would like to live in a Welsh speaking environment.

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 Accommodation Options.

Why live with us?

  • Only £100 acceptance fee 
  • All energy bills included 
  • High speed hard wired and wireless internet included
  • FREE Sports Centre Platinum Membership for your health and wellbeing. 
  • Insurance included 
  • 24/7 help and assistance - including staffed reception
  • 24/7 learning centres within easy acess to your residence 
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Convenient location close to academic and campus facilities, as well as the town centre- Accommodation options 
  • Payment plans available for accommodation fees 
  • Single Licence Agreements – not joint and several (so you are not responsible for others’ rent) plus ‘Guarantors’ not required‌.
  • Choose to live with your friends in flat/houses from 2-10 bedrooms
  • A range of licence lengths plus University Summer Accommodation available 

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