International Exchange Partners

We have exchange partnerships with higher education institutions all over the world. Students can view profiles for these partners by clicking on the links below. 

Websites are provided for each of the institutions, which can provide valuable information about entering the university as an exchange student. Students are advised not to contact the university directly prior to successfully completing the International Exchange application process, but instead to contact the Study Abroad Office (studyabroad@aber.ac.uk) with any queries about our partners.

 

Australia

Canada

USA

Rest of the World

N.B. The agreements signed by Aberystwyth University and any of the partners listed above contain clauses allowing both parties to decline all nominated students any given year or offer limited places to students due to the balance concerns. As such, this list should not be considered as a definite outline of available destinations but rather a list of Aberystwyth University Exchange Partners. Final decision about the acceptance of your nomination will be made when the Study Abroad Office contacts AU partners with your nomination details – this will happen after the selection process is complete.

Partner Profile: Mahidol University

Type of Link:
Institutional

Motto: Wisdom of the Land

Established: 1943

Location and Getting There

Mahidol University is located in the capital city of Bangkok. Multiple campuses are spread throughout the city: one suburban campus (Salaya) and two campuses located in the city centre of Bangkok (Bangkok Noi and Phayathai), along with a downtown high-rise office site for College of Management (Vipadwadee), and provincial campuses in Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Sawan and Amnaj Chareon provinces.

Bangkok is serviced by two airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang International Aiport (DMK) with the majority of UK flights arriving at Suvarnabhumi (especially those flying from London based airports).

Student Life

Mahidol University also offers a good chance for our students to socialise and find like-minded people. Various students and clubs in numerous athletic, cultural, religious and artistic areas are centred on the Student Union Complex at Salaya Campus.

A diverse range of social and cultural activities and events sponsored by the University or individual Faculties, Institutes and Colleges are organised throughout the academic year, ranging from seminars, exhibitions on various academic and cultural themes, to art exhibitions, to inter-Faculty and intramural sutdent sport competitions.

In particular, the College of Music at Salaya Campus holds regular concerts, including those by world-renowned musicians. Various Faculties, Institutes and Colleges also house student clubs catering to a diverse academic and cultural interests which also arrange activities year-round.

Many of the city's attractions including entertainment venues and popular shopping districts are easily and inexpensively accessible by public transportation from the three Bangkok-area campuses.

(NB: Uniforms are compulsory for students of Thai universities)

Faculties

Accommodation

Affordable housing is widely available both off and on campus, including shared housing, private flats and boarding houses. Mahidol University has several dormitories for local and international staff and students. Additionally, affordable off campus housing is also widely available near all campuses.

For further information refer to the Accommodation and Transport page on the Mahidol Website.

How to Apply

All students wishing to go on an exchange to Mahidol University must apply through Aberystwyth University as they must be first be nominated by the international office.

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Partner Profile: Queens University of Charlotte

 

 

Type of Link: Institutional

Established: 1857

Motto: non ministrari sed ministrare, or "not to be served, but to serve."

Location and Getting There

Queens University of Charlotte is based in North Carolina and is nestled in a suburban neighbourhood just a few minutes from uptown Charlotte.

Address: 1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, NC 28207, USA

Travel Details and Connections: You can reach the Queens University by flying to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) which has connections with most major UK airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Nottingham. Once at CLT the Greyhound bus station and Amtrak railway station can get you into the city.

Student Life

Queens University of Charlotte is ranked at #20 in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges Regional Universities South. Situated in a historic district just minutes from Uptown Charlotte, the campus has provided students with transformational experiences for 160 years. As a private university, it serves more than 2,300 students in academic programs across the liberal arts core to help students hone their critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills. With a 9;1 student-faculty ratio, they're known for their student-centred mentality, welcoming southern hospitality and talented faculty. We emphasize active, collaborative learning with a focus on 21st-Century global cirrculum that takes students beyond the classroom.

The University's location in the city's thriving buisness centre creates ample opportunities for students to grow through various opportunities, such as internships, research opportunities and leisure time activities. Apart from studying every student may take part in wellness, recreation and athletic programs.

The university  Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation offers a 5,000-square-foot fitness centre, NCAA level competition swimming pool, jogging track, and a dance/yoga studio.

Located a few miles from campus, the Queens Sports Complex at Marion Diehl Park is one of the largest athletic venues in the region. The 65-acre complex is the home field for seven Royals athletics teams.

For more information on campus life click here

Courses

Queens University has a number of academic departments that are similar to those at Aberystwyth; students are advised to discuss the suitability of UG for their degree with their Departmental Exchanges Co-Ordinator. The principal areas study are:

Accommodation

There are a range of accommodation options available on campus that students may choose from. For more information follow the link

Resources living on campus: Link

International students are required to arrive in advance and must make sure that they apply on time in order to secure a place in on-campus accommodation. How to apply for the accommodation: Link

How to Apply

All students wishing to go on an exchange to Queens University of Charlotte must apply through Aberystwyth University as they must be first nominated by the international office and students usually go in the second semester of their second year unless they have special permission from their department.

Websites

Institutional

International

Partner Profile: University of South Australia

Type of Link: Institutional

Motto: Educating professionals. Creating and applying knowledge. Engaging our communities.

Established: 1991

Location and Getting There

The University of South Australia is located in Adelaide - Australia's education city and the capital of the state of South Australia. Adelaide is welcoming and multicultural and makes an ideal home away from home. It has all the advantages of big city life yet is small enough to get around easily. Adelaide has one of the highest standards of living of any city in the world, yet is one of the least expensive.

The closest airport to UniSA is Adelaide Airport (ADL)

More information about Living in Adelaide

Student Life

Adelaide is the festival city which comes alive every year in the summer with an explosion of colour, lights, music and culture. Many festivals are held at the same time, turning the city into one big celebration with shows to see, late night clubs to visit and gardens bars to sit in and enjoy while you watch the crowds go by.

More information on Things to do

Courses

Full list of courses available here

Accommodation

UniSA's new student accommodation by urbanest is located on Bank Street within Adelaide's cultural precinct, and is in a truly ideal location for students. It is within easy reach of the University of South Australia's CBD and Metro campuses, Rundle Mall shopping, the West End's vibrant nightlife and acorss the road from Adelaide train station and tram stop.

More information here

Websites

Institutional

International

Partner Profile: Westminster College (USA)

 

Type of link: ?

Motto:  ‎"Religio et Scientia" - Faith and Knowledge

Established: 1851

 

Location and Getting There

Located seven miles from Interstate 70, Fulton is a short 100-mile drive from St. Louis and is 150 miles from Kansas City, Missouri. Jefferson City, Missouri's capital, is 20 miles south of the campus, and Columbia, home to the University of Missouri, is 25 miles west of the campus.

Address: 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251

 

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Student Life

Westminster students can pick from over 50 clubs and organizations to become involved in on campus. Also. it has a well-established history of Greek life, dating to 1868. 43% of students are members of Greek organizations. Participation in this heritage has afforded students opportunities in leadership and involvement, both on-campus and within the greater Fulton community.

The mission of Student Life is to complement and enhance Westminster's mission through a dynamic student developmental experience. This includes creating a safe, healthy, and comfortable living-learning community, involving students in meaningful activities and athletics, and providing opportunities that foster experiential learning, character, and career development, a sense of service, and spiritual growth. 

Courses

The Westminster College has a number of academic departments that are similar to those at Aberystwyth; students are advised to discuss the suitability of UG for their degree with their Departmental Exchanges Co-Ordinator. The principal areas study are:

 

Accommodation

There are a range of accommodation options available on campus that students may choose from. For more information follow the link

International students are required to arrive in advance and must make sure that they apply on time in order to secure a place in on-campus accommodation. In order to get to know more of how to apply for the accommodation click the following link

How to Apply

All students wishing to go on an exchange to Queens University of Charlotte must apply through Aberystwyth University as they must be first nominated by the international office and students usually go in the second semester of their second year unless they have special permission from their department.

Websites

Institutional

International

University of New Mexico

Type of link: ?

Motto: "Lux Hominum Vita" - Life, the Light of Men

Established: 1889

 

Location and Getting There

The University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque, New Mexico’s largest city, lies close to the location of the original Route 66.

Address: Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87131, United States

Travel Details and Connections:

You can reach the University of New Mexico by flying to the Albuquerque International Airport located just three miles from the University of New Mexico. which has connections with most major UK airports such as London,  Manchester, Glasgow or Newcastle. For more information follow the link

 

Student Life

Focusing on student development and learning experiences outside the classroom through programs and services, Student Life provides students opportunities to connect with campus, leaders, peers, and the community at large, fostering success in preparation for tomorrow. Wanna know more? Simply click here. 

Courses

Queens University has a number of academic departments that are similar to those at Aberystwyth; students are advised to discuss the suitability of UG for their degree with their Departmental Exchanges Co-Ordinator. The principal areas study are:

Accommodation

There are a range of accommodation options available on campus that students may choose from. For more information click the following link.

International students are required to arrive in advance and must make sure that they apply on time in order to secure a place in on-campus accommodation. In order to get to know more of fow to apply for the accommodation, click the followink link.

How to Apply

All students wishing to go on an exchange to Queens University of Charlotte must apply through Aberystwyth University as they must be first nominated by the international office and students usually go in the second semester of their second year unless they have special permission from their department.

Websites

Institutional

International

Partner Profile: Bryn Mawr College

Type of Link: Institutional

Motto: Veritatem Dilexi (I Delight in the Truth)

Established: 1885

Location and Getting There

On  a historic and verdant suburban campus 11 miles from Philadelphia, a world-class faculty guides and challenges 1,350 undergraduates women and more 400 graduate women and men from 45 states and 62 countries. Bryn Mawr is a place where teaching is valued, each student is known, and students and faculty members form close bonds.

The closest airport is Philapelphia International Airport (PHL)

More information on getting to Bryn Mawr here

Student Life

Students who participate in campus life opportunities outside the classroom discover an ideal learning laboratory for gaining essential personal and professinal skills such as analysis, decision making, time management, communication, delegation, motivation, problem solving and budgeting. Service to the College community through student activities is personally rewarding and provides opportunities to meet other students, develop relationships, promote change on campus and explore new interests.

More on student life here

Courses

Full list of courses available here

Accommodation

Residence halls at Bryn Mawr provide simple, comfortable living spaces that promote full participation in the life of the College community and encourage individual growth. Students commit themselves to the Social Honour Code, the College expects students to respect one another, College property, personal property and the standards by which the halls are governed. Policies and procedures for the halls are set in consultation with the Residence Council, the Self-Government Association and the elected hall officers.

More information about accommodation here

Websites

Institutional

International

University of Rio Grande

Type of Link: 

Established: 1876

Motto: "You're one of a kind. So are we".

 

Location and Getting There

The University's contemporary 190 acre campus is located in Rio Grande, Ohio, nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of the Southeastern region of the state offering students the safety associated with a small town. The Rio Grande campus is an oasis of learning, innovation, and technology in the region and is a good match for those who enjoy a more rural experience.

Address: 218 N College Ave, Rio Grande, OH 45674, USA

 

 Travel Details and Connections:

Your first step of reaching the University of Rio Grande is flying to Columbus or Cincinnati International Airport. There are several connections with most major UK airports such as London, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh. 

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Student Life

The University of Rio Grande offers a variety of opportunities for students to be involved in campus life. Numerous activities that are recreational, educational, and cultural are offered throughout the academic year to accommodate the diverse interests of our students. Past events have included ski and hiking trips, concerts, coffeehouse acts, comedians, out-door carnival attractions, simulators, dances, fundraisers, professional hockey games, and NFL games. Student interests are the driving force behind planning campus activities.

Courses

University of Rio Grande has a number of academic departments that are similar to those at Aberystwyth; students are advised to discuss the suitability of UG for their degree with their Departmental Exchanges Co-Ordinator. The principal areas study are:

Accommodation

There are a range of accommodation options available on campus that students may choose from. On-campus living offers a wide range of experiences for all students. At Rio Grande, you can become part of our residential communities. Each of the five residence halls offer something unique to each student. For more information click on the following link.

International students are required to arrive in advance and must make sure that they apply on time in order to secure a place in on-campus accommodation.

How to Apply

All students wishing to go on an exchange to Queens University of Charlotte must apply through Aberystwyth University as they must be first nominated by the international office and students usually go in the second semester of their second year unless they have special permission from their department.

 

Websites

Institutional

International

 

Partner Profile: Humber College

Type of Link: Institutional

Motto: We Are Humber

Established: 1967

Location and Getting There

Humber's largest campus is centrally located with easy access to the downtown core. Its balance of urban living and lush forestry makes this campus an ideal blend for all our students.

Located just west of Toronto on the shore of Lake Ontario, the Lakeshore campus offers beautiful historic architecture, modern conveniences and lots of ways to connect with nature.

Located 45 minutes north of Toronto, the Orangeville campus is a home to a close-knit, thriving community. Students have access to a number of in-demand programs and services.

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is the closest airport to Humber College.

Student Life

To welcome international students to the Humber community, International Student Services offers a series of orientation workshops and events designed to help ease your adjustment to a new life and a new country. You can also attend workshops about health care support, employment readiness and the US visa process.

Orient yourself to the Canadian culture through a variety of students outings. Go to places such as Niagara Falls, Ottawa and Montreal; watch hockey games and football matches; and attend theatre performances or go winter camping.

More on student life here

Departments

Full list of available courses here

 

Accommodation

Humber College boasts a fun, welcoming atmosphere that makes students feel right at home. Living in residence can help simplify college by providing a positive balance between social and academic life. Our residences host their own fun workshops and events, ranging from cooking classes to movie marathons to taking trips to downtown Toronto. Rooms are on a first-come, first-serve basis so early application is a must.

More information on residences here

Websites

Institutional

International