Why Aberystwyth?

Choose Aberystwyth University and you’ll be studying in a location like no other. On the west coast of Wales between Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains, you’ll be part of a friendly, outward-looking community where the far horizon inspires ambition and aspiration. A place where students have been coming since 1872, drawn by our reputation for teaching excellence and an exceptional student experience.

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

  • Top university in England and Wales for overall student satisfaction

    National Student Satisfaction Survey 2019

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  • University of the year for Teaching Quality 2018 & 2019

    The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 & 2018

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  • Gold Award in the 2018

    Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF 2018)

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  • 97% of graduates are in employment or further education six months after graduation

    Higher Education Satistics Agency 2018

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  • Top in the UK for satisfaction with feedback

    The Guardian university league table 2020

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  • Second in the UK for overall statisfaction with course

    The Guardian university league table 2020

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  • Second in the UK for satisfaction with Teaching

    The Guardian university league table 2020

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  • Gold for Postgraduate cateagory

    What Uni Student Choice Awards 2019

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  • 95% of the University's research is of an internationally recognised standard

    Research Excellence Framework 2014

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