Earn while you learn

AberWorks is your opportunity to earn an income while you study. AberWorks offers roles in range of professional services and academic departments. AberWorks offers flexible work placements which enables you to work around your learning schedule.

Information for staff

Benefits of AberWorks include:

  • Guaranteed Real Living Wage as a minimum for all advertised roles – some are higher
  • Term time opportunities
  • Employment opportunities during vacation
  • Develop practical work experience skills in a range of roles including Facilities Maintenance, Hospitality, Retail & Trading, Marketing and Human Resources.

We have a range of roles available throughout the year. Register for AberWorks and gain access to all available opportunities.

What kind of roles are available?

AberWorks includes opportunities for students who wish to earn while they learn. The opportunities available range from Catering, Administrative work, Ambassador roles and more.

During term-time if work is available, you may choose to work up to 15 hours per week, with more hours possible during vacation periods.

Salary will be dependent on the casual role you undertake. Work could be based on any of the University’s campuses including the Old College. You have the choice of accepting work that fits around your schedule.

Registering for AberWorks

To register for AberWorks, you need to complete the following steps:

Step 1: You will need to register for AberWorks first before applying for any vacant role. You will need to ensure that all forms are completed and then press ‘submit’ when done.

Step 2: Once you submit your registration form, you will receive an e-mail asking you to complete a Right To Work check. You will be invited to visit us in the office, and we will tell you what you need to bring and the time slot to complete your Right To Work Check.

Step 3: Once we’ve completed the step 2, you will be given access to AberWorks via e-mail. Once you’ve logged into AberWorks you will then have access and be able to apply for any of the advertised roles.

Click here to register for AberWorks

*Once both of these steps are completed, we will aim to add you to the AberWorks within a week.*

If you have any queries regarding this then process please contact: hr@aber.ac.uk

Logging in to AberWorks

**You can only log in to AberWorks once the registration process is complete (see above). **

You will also need to be on the Aberystwyth University network in order to see the page. This means you either need to be on campus, or using the University VPN. Please see here for more info on the VPN.

Enter your student username (without @aber.ac.uk on the end) and your usual AU password.


To see a full list of the training available for AberWorkers, please visit the link below. Please note that we are in the process of finalising the full training programme and the website will be updated again soon to reflect any updates: