Frequently Asked Questions

What are your venue capacities?

Our single biggest auditorium can hold up to 1,000 delegates, and we have a range of venues and spaces from fixed seat raked auditoriums, seminar rooms, and computer labs to versatile, flexible spaces within our Arts Centre, Students Union and Old College.

What are the venue hire costs?

Venue hire starts from as little as £50+VAT for half day use of small meeting rooms to £300+VAT for larger spaces. Exclusive use of key venues across campus start from as little as £500+VAT, more information on our venue hire costs.

When are your facilities available? Our excellent meeting and hospitality facilities are available all year round. Campus accommodation is available during the University’s summer vacation, however there is often some availability during term.

What are the benefits of booking University accommodation?

As a University we are experienced in accommodating large group bookings and have a range of residences to suit most budgets. We have over 3,000 beds available during the summer months. Prices start from as little as £18+VAT per person per night, which includes complimentary access to our first class sports facilities, free WIFI across campus, and parking passes, more information on our accommodation.

 

Can you provide catering?

Our award winning hospitality teams can provide catering solutions for any occasion, whether you require a drinks reception and canapés, a conference dinner, hot or cold buffets, or simply refreshments throughout the day. Furthermore, we have a range of outlets across campus catering to all our visitor’s needs. Conference & Events Menu

Is there parking facilities at the venue?

There is onsite parking available across campus for both day and residential visitors. Residential visitors receive a parking permit as part of the booking process. Parking maps can be provided as part of any booking.

How do I make a booking or enquiry?

To make a booking please contact our events team at conferences@aber.ac.uk or alternatively ring 01970 621960 or complete a booking form request.

What are the benefits of booking University accommodation?

As a University we are experienced in welcoming large groups and have a variety of accommodation to meet most budgets. We have over 3,000 beds available over the summer months. Prices start from £18 + VAT per head per night, and the price includes free access to our free high-speed, Wi-Fi sports facilities across campus, and parking tickets.

When are the facilities available?

Our meeting and welcome facilities are available throughout the year. Campus accommodation is available during the University summer holidays, but our Bunkhouse accommodation is also available during term time.

Travel Information

By Train

There are regular train services to Aberystwyth from north Wales and the Midlands (travelling from the east all services pass through Shrewsbury). Please refer to the National Rail Enquiries web site for train times and route options.

By Bus

There are a number of regular bus & coach services that can be used to travel to Aberystwyth from other parts of England & Wales. The Traveline Cymru web site is a very good way of finding the service you need. By Car Aberystwyth is easily accessible by road. Whichever way you’re approaching from you will experience beautiful scenery. From the east the A44 climbs through the Cambrian Hills and down to the coast, and from the north or south the A487 offers spectacular views over Cardigan Bay. Sat Nav: SY23 3BY

Travelling From Further Afield

Visitors arriving by plane, ferry or Eurostar can contact the events team for information, routes and transport options to get to Aberystwyth.

University Maps

The Maps and Travel provide more detailed information about the University Campus, its location and facilities.