Humanities Study Guide
This page outlines the facilities and resources for the humanities. These can be successfully undertaken using Aberystwyth University as a base for GCSE, A Level and Undergraduate work.
Local experts are available to guide organisers who are new to the Aberystwyth area to facilities and resources.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Incorporating a concert hall, theatre, cinema, multiple galleries and creative learning spaces, Aberystwyth Arts Centre is a perfect base for Art and Drama students. Backstage tours and educational talks can be arranged. See more at https://www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/.
1. School of Art.
Aberystwyth University’s School of Art is an Accredited Museum running its own Galleries and 20,000 item collection. The internationally important ceramics collection comprises 1,600 items. Exhibitions are updated regularly. Tours of the School of Art, its facilities and galleries can be arranged along with workshops and talks on the collection and exhibitions. See more at https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/art/.
2. Department of History and Welsh History
Leading experts in Aberystwyth University's Department of History and Welsh History are available to support your educational trip.
3. Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Leading experts in Aberystwyth University's Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies are available to support your educational trip. The studios and equipment can be requested for use.
National Library of Wales
The National Library of Wales is located immediately next to Aberystwyth University. As well as it’s galleries and enormous archive, the National Library offers an education service providing resources and workshops for History and Art, or can arrange a custom workshop to your needs. These can be delivered in Welsh, English or Bilingually. See more at https://www.library.wales/.
Hugh Owen Library
The University’s main library has a vast array of books and publications with special collections for Welsh & Celtic, Official & Statistical publications and Rare & Special Collections.