The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide

Aberystwyth University has been named University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, Professor Elizabeth Treasure, said: “I am delighted that our high pedagogical values have been recognised by the 2018 Good University Guide. This independent accolade is a resounding endorsement of the exceptional efforts made by our staff to maintain the highest of standards and to ensure that Aberystwyth graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their potential.”

The league table is made up of nine indicators including student satisfaction with teaching quality and their wider student experience, research quality, graduate prospects, entrance qualifications held by new students, degree results achieved, student/staff ratios, service and facilities spend, and degree completion rates.

 

University of the Year for Teaching Quality

Top 50 (47th in the UK overall) 

Aber climbs 9 places overall

3rd in Wales

Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction

8th in the UK for Student Experience

Best in Wales for Student Experience

Best in Wales for Teaching Excellence

5 in the UK for Teaching Quality