Aber scoops top teaching accolade for second time

Aberystwyth University has been named University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the second year running.

It’s the first time a university has been given the prestigious award for a second consecutive year by The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide, which is published on Sunday 23 September 2018.

Aberystwyth University has been named University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the second year running.


It’s the first time a university has been given the prestigious award for a second consecutive year by The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide, which is published on Sunday 23 September 2018.


 

Plans for a new national radio spectrum research centre to support fourth industrial revolution

Left to Right: Professor Chris Thomas, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research at Aberystwyth University; Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Vice-Chancellor, Aberystwyth University; Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns MP; James Willis, Managing Director for Cyber, Information & Training, Qinetiq; and Dr Giles Bond, Research and Innovation, Qinetiq at the National Radio Spectrum Research Centre focus event held at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 18 September 2018.

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns MP delivered the keynote speech at a special focus event at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 18 September 2018, convened to explore establishing a pioneering new UK innovation and research facility in Mid Wales.

Landscape detectives meet at Aberystwyth University

Professor Stephen Tooth, Chair of the 2018 Annual Meeting of the British Society for Geomorphology (BSG), and Dr Hywel Griffiths, both of the Department of Geography and Earth Science at Aberystwyth University, who will launch their booklet 10 Reasons Why the Geomorphology of Wales is Important during the meeting.

Geomorphologists from around the world will convene in Aberystwyth in September as Wales hosts the discipline’s top annual UK academic gathering for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Aberystwyth top university for student satisfaction in Wales

Overall satisfaction amongst students at Aberystwyth University stands at 90% - seven percentage points higher than the average UK figure of 83%.

Aberystwyth University students are amongst the most satisfied in Wales and in the UK as a whole, according to the annual National Student Survey (NSS) published today Friday 27 July 2018.


The latest NSS results show that overall satisfaction amongst students at Aberystwyth University stands at 90% - seven percentage points higher than the average UK figure of 83%