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Not just any UniversityView our Awards and Rankings
overall student satisfaction(NSS 2020)
Welsh University of the Year(The Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2020)
University of the Year
for Teaching Quality 2018 & 2019(The Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide, 2018 & 2019)
of the University’s research is of an internationally recognised standard(Research Excellence Framework 2014)
in the 2018 Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework(TEF 2018)
UK University in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings(2016-2017)
of Aberystwyth graduates in work / study six months after graduation(HESA 2018)
overall University of the Year(What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020)
Simple urine test using posted samples can track what we eat, drink and smoke
Scientists at the universities of Aberystwyth, Newcastle and Imperial College have developed a revolutionary urine test which can accurately detect more than 50 different types of foods in a person's diet.
Finding the Achilles’ heel of a killer parasite
Scientists have revealed potential weaknesses in the biology of a parasite that could lead to new treatments for a tropical disease that kills up to 250,000 people every year.
University to teach on its Llanbadarn campus as part of COVID-19 safety adaptations
Aberystwyth University will teach students on its Llanbadarn campus as part of its adaptations in light of the global pandemic.
Aberystwyth best UK university for teaching quality and student experience in Times Good University Guide
Aberystwyth University is the best university in the UK for teaching quality and student experience, according to the The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide, as it continues to climb the league tables.