Open Days and Visits

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The only certain way for you and your child/ward to experience a “snapshot” of student life at Aberystwyth is to visit us.

There are a variety of ways to do this, which are summarised below, and we highly recommend that that you prepare for and plan for you trip in advance.

  • Open Days (July, September, October and November)
    Attending one of our four main Open Days is the perfect opportunity to tour our whole campus, visit departments, talk to academic staff, review our range of accommodation, examine our facilities, eat out of one of our many food outlets, explore Aberystwyth town and more. Book an Open Day with your child/ward here
  • Campus Tours (November to April)
    If you cannot attend an Open Day date we also offer smaller-scale Campus Tours, where you have the opportunity to tour our campus, see where accommodation is located, speak to selective staff from your chosen department and learn about life as a student at Aberystwyth.
  • Applicant Visiting Days (February to April)
    If your child/ward has applied to study with us here at Aberystwyth, then they will receive an invitation to attend an Applicant Visiting Day from December onwards. These are bespoke events that give your child/ward the opportunity to take a detailed look at their chosen department, have a formal discussion with academic staff and examine the learning environment and facilities.
  • Online Open Day (April and December)
    Discover more about Aberystwyth University from the comfort of your own home, in the UK or abroad. You can register and login to our Online Open Day platform – from your desktop, laptop or mobile device – and watch informative videos, navigate a 360 virtual tour of our campus and accommodation, download resources and even speak to academic staff, service staff and current students through our Live Chat feature.


We are confident that when you and your child/ward visit us you will experience first-hand why our university, location and community is so unique. If you are unable to visit us on any of the events above will do are upmost to try and make special arrangements for you. Please contact enquiries@aber.ac.uk