New Undergraduate Students

Guaranteed University Accommodation for First Year Students!*

Accommodation applications open 9am on Monday 9th April 2018

How to apply


When to apply

Once you have selected Aberystwyth University as either your Firm or Insurance choice, from mid-March onwards, the Accommodation Office will contact you by e-mail and post inviting you to apply for accommodation. Accommodation is guaranteed, for your first year, in University owned or managed residences if you apply for accommodation before 1st August in the year of entry and respond to your offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer*.

*Terms and conditions apply - please see our Priorities Policy for additional information. 

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 requirments. 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.

Why live with us?

  • Only £100 acceptance fee.
  • All energy bills included.
  • High speed hard wired and wireless internet included.
  • FREE Sports Centre Platinum Membership for your health and wellbeing.
  • Insurance included.
  • 24/7 help and assistance - including a staffed reception.
  • 24/7 learning centres within easy access to your residence.
  • Laundry facilities on site.
  • Convenient location close to academic and campus facilities, as well as the town centre.
  • 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 friends in a flat/house from 2-10 bedrooms.
  • A range of licence lengths plus University Summer Accommodation available. 

Alternative Accommodation

You may prefer to live in Private Sector Accommodation and we offer advice and assistance on this too. We maintain a database of privately owned rented properties which you can conveniently search through online; if you need any help with your search simply get in touch with us.

If you are coming to Aberystwyth with dependents you may wish to take a look at our section on Family & Couples Accommodation.