Why Aberystwyth?

Set on the coast of mid Wales and surrounded by breath taking scenery of mountains and sea, Aberystwyth is a bustling cosmopolitan hub, an unmissable gateway between North and South. With a wealth of restaurants and cafes, coastal walks and mountain bike trails, Aberystwyth has something for everyone. Affectionately referred to as Aber, everyone is made to feel welcome in this truly unique corner of the world.

As one of the oldest University’s in Wales, we are proud of our rich heritage within the town but also
strive to ensure the success of its future through our ongoing commitment to teaching and research excellence. With first class facilities and a friendly embrace, we offer you an exceptional experience within an exceptional environment, whatever the occasion, whatever the event, whatever your purpose.


Aberystwyth University welcomes you to Aber, we welcome you to a place of inspiration and relaxation, a place of opportunity and creativity. We invite you to discover Aber, we invite you to LoveAber