Studying in Wales
Whether you reside in the UK, EU or overseas, there are many reasons to study in Wales.
- Unique country
Wales enjoys a rich history, Celtic culture and proud heritage, including the distinct Welsh language that is still used today.
- Diverse landscape
with study locations ranging from beautiful coastal towns to vibrant historic cities.
- Lower cost of living
Compared to most parts of the UK, your spending money will go further.
- Scholarships and bursaries
Again, compared to most parts of the UK, you can receive generous financial support towards your studies.
- Happy students
At Aberystwyth, we have some of the most satisfied students in Wales and the UK. We are the best University in Wales and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS 2021).
- Always something to see or do
From shopping to sightseeing, from sports clubs to live concerts – plus you never have to travel far to be on a beach, in a forest or surrounded by hills.
- Excellent teaching and research
Welsh universities, combined, provide a significant number of 4* rated academic departments in recognition of their international excellence.
- High employability
Year in employment degrees and strong industry ties mean graduates from Welsh universities go on to enjoy fulfilling employment or further study.