Welcome to Information Services (IS) - Associate Readers

Information Services provide IT and library services to registered users at Aberystwyth University, subject to Information Services Regulations, Policies and Guidelines.

To make use of our facilities you will need an Aberystwyth University IT account and an Aber Card.

Associate Readers do not have access to the full range of electronic resources available to students and staff.


Your IT account gives you access to:

You will be able activate your University IT account online once your application for Associate Readership has been processed and you will be emailed with instructions for doing this as soon as your account is ready.

Your Aber Card is used:

Once you have activated your IT account you should apply for your Aber Card online so that it is ready for you when you arrive on campus.

Wireless access for visitors, conference and event attendees

  • Our guest wireless network PAU-Guest is available throughout campus:
    Photo showing PAU-Guest as an available network

  • This service is provided by BT and you will be asked to sign in with a personal email address:
    Photo showing the sign in page for PAU-Guest