Student Life

Aberystwyth not only offers a fantastic education but also an unbeaten quality of life.

You can enjoy living within a peaceful, beautiful environment nestled between the mountains and sea, but within a town that is a busy, thriving cosmopolitan student hub.

With a wealth of restaurants, cafés, and a lively nightlife, Aberystwyth has something for everyone and is very much geared towards student life. The University’s Penglais campus is located on a hill that overlooks the beautiful unspoilt scenery of Cardigan Bay, and a convenient 5 -10 minute walk from the town centre.

Aberystwyth University is a top 5 UK university and best in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS 2017)*

This section will tell you more about the fantastic student life on offer at Aberystwyth University.


*Aberystwyth University’s rankings are compared against the HE institutions listed in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018