Why study at Aberystwyth University?

Aberystwyth University, on the west coast of Wales, is your place to study, explore and grow. Since 1872, we’ve built a global reputation for teaching excellence and groundbreaking research. Today, we welcome students from all over the world to our undergraduate, postgraduate, PGCE and MBA courses and our friendly, outward-looking community. This is a special place. This is your place.

At a glance - a few more reasons for choosing to study at Aberystwyth:

  1. We guarantee you a place in our accommodation and will include a FREE Sports Centre Platinum Membership worth £125 a year*.
  2. We ensure the highest quality of teaching which is underpinned by our innovative research during your degree programme, this is why we are University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the second year running (The Good University Guide, The Times & Sunday Times 2019) and awarded Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF 2018).
  3. Best in Wales and one of the top 10 universities in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Satisfaction Survey 2021)
  4. 97% of our graduates are in employment or pursuing further study 6 months after graduating (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)
  5. Choose us and you could be eligible to receive upto £40,000 in Scholarships and Bursaries

*If you choose to live in university accommodation in September