Bilingual Policy

From 1 April 2018 Aberystwyth University will be required to conform to the Welsh Language Standards which will replace the Welsh Language Scheme.

The University has implemented a Welsh Language Scheme since December 2003. In adopting the Scheme the University accepts the principle of treating Welsh and English on the basis of equality. The Scheme states how the University will implement this principle in the provision of services to the public, namely staff, students, prospective students and the general public in Wales.


In 2014 the University began the work of drawing up a strategic integrated plan for the Welsh language, which would incorporate all the linguistic planning needs of the University. The final Strategic Integrated Plan was approved by the University Council on 9 March 2015.