Exchange & Erasmus Students

Guaranteed Accommodation for Erasmus and Exchange Students 2018/19!*

Accommodation applications open 9am on Monday 1st April 2019

How to apply

Accommodation Choices

We offer a range of high quality accommodation, all of which is conveniently located in Aberystwyth. From 'traditional' catered residences exclusive for Welsh-Medium students, part-catered residences to en-suite self-catered accommodation, we can provide you with an option that is best suited to your requirements. We have dedicated accommodation available for students who are Welsh speakers or learners and would like to live in a Welsh speaking environment. 

To find out what accommodation is available to you please see our accommodation options and compare our residences.

 

Full Year Students

For academic year 2018 / 2019 we are pleased to be able to guarantee Erasmus and Exchange students a place in University Accommodation. Please note: a place in University owned or managed accommodation is guaranteed, but not a specific type of room or location.

To qualify for a guaranteed place you must ensure that your accommodation application is received by 1st August in the year of entry and that you respond to the offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer.

How can I apply for University Accommodation?

1. Log into the Accommodation Portal as ‘Current Student’ using your Aberystwyth University Username (first part of your email address eg. Abc1) and password.
2. Select Aberystwyth University Accommodation – Academic Year 2018 / 2019.
3. Select ‘Application Form’.

Please refer to our How to Apply webpage for more information on applying for University Accommodation.

You will only be eligible to apply for University Accommodation:

• When all of the conditions of your academic offer have been met.

• When you have activated your Aberystwyth University IT account – this will only be from July onwards. Information Services will start sending e-mails inviting students to activate their IT account.

What happens next?

An offer of accommodation will be sent to you from September onwards so ensure that you regularly check your Aberystwyth University e-mails.

Please refer to our What Happens Next webpage for further information.

When can I move in?

University Accommodation is available to move into from 09:00am on Friday 21st September 2018 and is available until either Friday 21st June 2019 or Friday 28th June 2019 (depending on the residence end of licence date). Please refer to our Accommodation Fees webpage for a guide on how much University Accommodation costs for academic year 2018 / 2019 along with the Licence Lengths and dates.

Aberystwyth University has made arrangements for International Students, who are arriving in the first semester, to be picked up from Birmingham International Airport on our 'Meet & Greet' coaches which will then take you to your booked accommodation. The 'Meet & Greet' service will operate on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st September 2018. For further information please refer to the International Meet and Greet webpage.

Should you have any other specific reasons as to why you would like to request to move into University Accommodation earlier than your Licence start date, then please don’t hesitate to contact the Accommodation Office. However, we encourage all students to plan their arrival from Friday 21st September 2018 unless you have booked onto the ‘Meet and Greet’ service.

We may alter Accommodation Licence Agreement end dates if you are required to return to your Home University early for academic commitments.

If you are aware that you need to return to your Home University for this reason and before you have agreed to the terms and conditions of your Accommodation Licence Agreement, you will need to:

1. Contact the Accommodation Office, by e-mail, as soon as possible, providing relevant evidence from your Home University. The evidence required should include: information stating that you need to return earlier for academic commitments, the date you need to be back for and details of the reason(s) why. This evidence needs to be on headed paper including the signature and contact details of the person providing the evidence.

If you are aware that you need to return to your Home University for academic commitments and you have already moved into University accommodation, then you will need to:

1. Contact the Accommodation Office, by e-mail, as soon as possible, to make a request to end your Aberystwyth University Accommodation Licence Agreement early - the Accommodation Office will then provide you with a request form to complete.

2. Complete the request form and provide relevant evidence from your Home University and your Aberystwyth University Department Co-ordinator.

The evidence needs to be letters (one from each institution), on headed paper stating that; it is a mandatory academic requirement for you to return to your Home University, the specific date you are required to be back by and details of the reason(s) why. This evidence needs to include the signature and contact details of the person providing the evidence.

Please note:

• Without the relevant evidence, your request form may not be considered.
• Once you have agreed to the terms and conditions of your Accommodation Licence Agreement and moved into University Accommodation, the Licence end date may not be amended. As a result, you will be liable for your Accommodation Fees for the duration of your Licence.

1st Semester Students

For academic year 2018 / 2019 we are pleased to be able to guarantee Erasmus and Exchange students with University Accommodation.

To qualify for a guaranteed place you must ensure that your accommodation application is received by 1st August in the year of entry and that you respond to the offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer. Please note that a place in University owned or managed accommodation is guaranteed, but not a specific type of room or location.

How can I apply for University Accommodation?

1. Log into the Accommodation Portal as ‘Current Student’ using your Aberystwyth University Username (first part of your email address eg. Abc1) and password.
2. Select Aberystwyth University Accommodation – Academic Year 2018 / 2019. Even if you are only studying at Aberystwyth University for one semester, you still need to select the full year.
3. Select ‘Application Form’.

Please refer to our How to Apply webpage for more information on applying for University Accommodation.

You will only be eligible to apply for University Accommodation:

• When all of the conditions of your academic offer have been met.

• When you have activated your Aberystwyth University IT account – this will only be from July onwards. Information Services will start sending e-mails inviting students to activate their IT account.

What Happens Next? 

An offer of accommodation will be sent to you from September onwards so ensure that you regularly check your Aberystwyth University e-mails.

Please refer to our What Happens Next webpage for further information.

When can I move in?

University Accommodation is available to move into from 09:00am on Friday 21st September 2018 and is available until either Friday 21st June 2019 or Friday 28th June 2019 (depending on the residence end of licence date). Please refer to our Accommodation Fees webpage for a guide on how much University accommodation costs for academic year 2018 / 2019 along with the licence lengths and dates.

If you are due to be studying at Aberystwyth University for the first semester only, you will be sent an offer of accommodation for this length only and not for the full year.

Aberystwyth University has made arrangements for International Students, who are arriving in the first semester, to be picked up from Birmingham International Airport on our 'Meet & Greet' coaches which will then take you to your booked accommodation. The 'Meet & Greet' service will operate on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st September 2018. For further information please refer to the International Meet and Greet webpage.

Should you have any other specific reasons as to why you would like to request to move into University accommodation earlier than your licence start date then please don’t hesitate to contact the Accommodation Office. However, we encourage all students to plan their arrival from Friday 21st September 2018 unless you have booked onto the ‘Meet and Greet’ service.

We may alter Accommodation Licence Agreement end dates if you are required to return to your Home University early for academic commitments.

If you are aware that you need to return to your Home University for this reason and before you have agreed to the terms and conditions of your Accommodation Licence Agreement, you will need to:

1. Contact the Accommodation Office, by e-mail, as soon as possible, providing relevant evidence from your Home University. The evidence required should include: information stating that you need to return earlier for academic commitments, the date you need to be back for and details of the reason(s) why. This evidence needs to be on headed paper including the signature and contact details of the person providing the evidence.

If you are aware that you need to return to your Home University for academic commitments and you have already moved into University accommodation, then you will need to:

1. Contact the Accommodation Office, by e-mail, as soon as possible, to make a request to end your Aberystwyth University Accommodation Licence Agreement early - the Accommodation Office will then provide you with a request form to complete.

2. Complete the request form and provide relevant evidence from your Home University and your Aberystwyth University Department Co-ordinator.

The evidence needs to be letters (one from each institution), on headed paper stating that; it is a mandatory academic requirement for you to return to your Home University, the specific date you are required to be back by and details of the reason(s) why. This evidence needs to include the signature and contact details of the person providing the evidence.

Please note:

• Without the relevant evidence, your request form may not be considered.

• Once you have agreed to the terms and conditions of your Accommodation Licence Agreement and moved into University Accommodation, the Licence end date may not be amended. As a result, you will be liable for your Accommodation Fees for the duration of your Licence.

2nd Semester Students

For academic year 2018 / 2019 we are pleased to be able to guarantee Erasmus and Exchange students with University Accommodation.

To qualify for a guaranteed place you must ensure that you apply for University Accommodation and that you respond to the offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer. Please note that a place in University owned or managed accommodation is guaranteed, but not a specific type of room or location.

How can I apply for University Accommodation?

1. Log into the Accommodation Portal as ‘Current Student’ using your Aberystwyth University Username (first part of your email address eg. Abc1) and password.
2. Select Aberystwyth University Accommodation – Academic Year 2018 / 2019. Even if you are only studying at Aberystwyth University for one semester, you still need to select the full year.
3. Select ‘Application Form’.

Please refer to our How to Apply webpage for more information on applying for University Accommodation.

You will only be eligible to apply for University Accommodation:

• When all of the conditions of your academic offer have been met.

• When you have activated your Aberystwyth University IT account – this will only be from the end of October / beginning of November onwards. Information Services will start sending e-mails inviting students to activate their IT account.

What Happens Next? 

An offer of accommodation will be sent to you from December onwards so ensure that you regularly check your Aberystwyth University e-mails.

Please refer to our What Happens Next webpage for further information.

When can I move in?

University Accommodation is available to move into from 10:00am on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 and is available until either Friday 21st June 2019 or Friday 28th June 2019 (depending on the residence end of licence date). Please refer to our Accommodation Fees webpage for a guide on how much University accommodation costs for academic year 2018 / 2019 along with the Licence Lengths and dates.

Should you have any other specific reasons as to why you would like to request to move into University accommodation earlier than your licence start date then please don’t hesitate to contact the Accommodation Office. However, we encourage all students to plan their arrival from Wednesday 23rd January 2019.

We may alter Accommodation Licence Agreement end dates if you are required to return to your Home University early for academic commitments.

If you are aware that you need to return to your Home University for this reason and before you have agreed to the terms and conditions of your Accommodation Licence Agreement, you will need to:

1. Contact the Accommodation Office, by e-mail, as soon as possible, providing relevant evidence from your Home University. The evidence required should include: information stating that you need to return earlier for academic commitments, the date you need to be back for and details of the reason(s) why. This evidence needs to be on headed paper including the signature and contact details of the person providing the evidence.

If you are aware that you need to return to your Home University for academic commitments and you have already moved into University accommodation, then you will need to:

1. Contact the Accommodation Office, by e-mail, as soon as possible, to make a request to end your Aberystwyth University Accommodation Licence Agreement early - the Accommodation Office will then provide you with a request form to complete.

2. Complete the request form and provide relevant evidence from your Home University and your Aberystwyth University Department Co-ordinator.

The evidence needs to be letters (one from each institution), on headed paper stating that; it is a mandatory academic requirement for you to return to your Home University, the specific date you are required to be back by and details of the reason(s) why. This evidence needs to include the signature and contact details of the person providing the evidence.

Please note:

• Without the relevant evidence, your request form may not be considered.
• Once you have agreed to the terms and conditions of your Accommodation Licence Agreement and moved into University Accommodation, the Licence end date may not be amended. As a result, you will be liable for your Accommodation Fees for the duration of your Licence.

Why Live With Us?

Where to live during your time at Aberystwyth University will be one of your earliest concerns when planning your visit. Here are some of the benefits of living in university accommodation:

  • Only £100 Acceptance Fee.
  • All energy bills included.
  • High speed hard wired and wireless internet included.
  • Insurance included.
  • Free sports centre Platinum Membership for your health & wellbeing.
  • 24/7 help and assistance - including staffed reception.
  • 24/7 learning centres within easy access of your residence.
  • Laundry facilities on site.
  • Convenient location to academic and campus facilities, as well as the town centre- Accommodation options.
  • Payment plans available for accommodation fees.
  • Single Licence Agreements – not joint and several (so you are not responsible for others’ rent) plus ‘Guarantors’ not required‌.
  • Choose to live with your friends in flats/houses from 2-10 bedrooms.
  • A range if licence lengths with University Summer Accommodation available.

Alternative Accommodation

Alternatively you may prefer to live in Private Sector Accommodation in the town of Aberystwyth, which is within easy walking distance of the main campus and with a regular bus link. Aberystwyth University operates an Accommodation Service to help students find somewhere to live in private sector accommodation.