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Become a student in a wonderful part of Wales, where countryside and coastline come together around a distinctive university town. Start your journey of discovery and success at Aber.Picture yourself with us
Our award-winning teaching is informed by our cutting-edge research that feeds directly into our courses, helping you to uncover new skills and solve real-world problems.Start your journey
Our excellent teaching and research enables innovation and discovery. Furthermore, 95% of our research is recognised to an international standard (REF 2014).Explore our courses
As University of the Year for Teaching Quality (Good University Guide 2019) you will be surrounded by academic leaders and pioneers. Take the next step to achieve your goals at Aber.Join the community
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)
University appoints Iwan Teifion Davies as Director of Music
Welsh conductor and pianist Iwan Teifion Davies has been appointed as Aberystwyth University's new Director of Music.
Life lessons from beekeepers – stop mowing the lawn, don’t pave the driveway and get used to bugs in your salad
Writing in The Conversation Dr Siobhan Maderson from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences discusses the main lessons she's learned from her time spent researching and working with beekeepers.
Women have served in armed forces for decades, but the military is still a man’s world
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discusses women in the armed forces and the long road ahead before a level playing field is achieved for Britain's women soldiers
Aberystwyth top in Wales for student satisfaction
Aberystwyth is the best university in Wales for student satisfaction, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) which is published today, Thursday 15 July, 2021.