Studying in Wales

Whether you reside in the UK, EU or overseas, there are many reasons to study in Wales.

Key Reasons:

  • Unique country
    Wales and the Welsh language boast a rich history, proud heritage, and unique Celtic culture.
  • Diverse landscape
    Study locations range 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
    You can receive generous financial support towards your studies.
  • Happy students
    At Aberystwyth, we have some of the most satisfied students in the UK. In the most recent National Student Survey, we've ranked Top in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS 2023).
  • Always something to see or do
    From shopping and sightseeing to sporting events and live concerts. Plus, you never have to travel far to find a beach, woodland or be surrounded by hills.
  • Excellent teaching and research
    Welsh universities collectively provide a significant number of 4* rated academic departments, in recognition of their international excellence.
  • High employability
    Degrees with a year in employment and strong industry ties ensure that graduates from Welsh universities go on to fulfilling careers or further study opportunities.