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. In the 2018 National Student Satisfaction Survey, we scored 90% overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018).
- 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.