Why study with us?

There are many benefits to being a student with us, including subject and professional expertise and an inclusive, supportive study environment, regardless of how you choose to study.

Campus-based students:
Guaranteed first year accommodation;
The National Library of Wales next to the campus, a copyright library that also leads the way in digitisation of archival material;
Professional links with many other local information-related organisations such as the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Ceredigion Archives and Ceredigion Museum;
Extensive computing facilities, some with 24/7 access;
The Aberystwyth Arts Centre on campus, one of the largest venues in Wales with its own theatre, cinema, gallery and more;
Excellent sports facilities, including a free platinum membership to the university sports centre for those living in University accommodation;
A safe, friendly and vibrant place to study;
A coastal location, surrounded by the great outdoors.

Distance learning students: 
Significant experience and an international reputation for expertise in providing distance learning;
Flexible, student-centred courses designed to fit in with busy working lives;
Specialist Open Learning team to support students and develop high quality distance learning programmes;
Dedicated Virtual Learning Environment (VLE);
Short residential study schools which provide an excellent grounding and start to your studies;
Library and electronic resources tailored to distance learning; including access to electronic and print resources provided by the Library;
Access to all University services such as the Student Support Services, the Career’s Service and Student Wellbeing Service.