Welcome to Aberystwyth
Clearing and Adjustment 2020
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)
Pantycelyn welcomes a new generation of students
Wales' most famous student hall of residence has doors once more today, Friday 18 September 2020, as students return to Aberystwyth University for the beginning of the new academic year.
Funding boost for dementia and domestic abuse research
A research project examining the link between dementia and domestic abuse in older people has been awarded additional funding by Comic Relief and the UK Government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) through the Tampon Tax Fund.
Community safety promises as students return to Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth University has launched five «community promises' as part of its plans to ensure the safety of students, staff and the wider community as it prepares to welcome students back later this month.
Bilingual education in Wales: despite lockdown difficulties, parents should persevere
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Delyth Jones PGCE Link Tutor for Modern Foreign Languages, makes the case for parents to continue to put faith in bilingual education for the sake of their children's futures.