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Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

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Aberystwyth University resides in Aberystwyth, Wales, UK. As the first university in Wales we are in a beautiful seaside town with views of the ocean and surrounding countryside makes Aber a great place to study and live. Not only will you have the opportunity to immerse yourself into a thriving Welsh culture you will be able to have access to world leading education.

We have a range of courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Many of our courses will enable you to spend a year abroad or working within your field, gaining practical experience that will help you upon graduation. With our small size you will receive an education where lecturers will be able to help you one to one and you’ll receive the attention and support you need to thrive both here in Aber and later in life. You will be taught by lecturers taking part in world leading research from helping with the Mars Exploration Programme to using forensics to uncover Medieval secrets. It is due to this focus on student excellence that we have been voted as one of the best universities in the UK for student satisfaction with 90% of our students having overall satisfaction (NSS 2020). Upon graduation 97% of our graduates are in employment or pursuing further study 6 months after graduating.

On Campus Housing

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Female only:100 bedsHighest: $4,360
Male only:100 bedsHighest: $4,360
Co-ed:1,000 bedsHighest: $4,360

When applying you can state whether or not you wish to be in an all female/all male flat. The standard is co-ed. You will receive your own bedroom and would have shared facilities such as a fully equipped kitchen and living room. Some rooms are en-suite so you would not need to share a bathroom. While staying with us students get full access to our sports centre.

Off Campus Housing

Aberystwyth Students Union can help students in finding private accommodation.

Incoming Students

Full-time registered Undergraduate and Postgraduate students are guaranteed University accommodation throughout the duration of their taught courses provided an application is made in each year of residence.

All students wishing to remain in Residence during the summer vacation will be required to relocate to the Summer Residence.

Click here for more information.

Career Planning

Our Careers Services can help students with planning for a job after their studies. They have designated career counselors specialising in your department to help find jobs that are in your field.


All of our sports are offered through our Students Union. They compete against other schools and against our biggest rival, Bangor! Students are also able to create new sports societies through the Students Union.


All of our clubs and societies are run through our Students Union. We have over 100+ societies for students to choose from ranging from beekeeping, degree-related clubs, medieval re-enactment, and so much more!

Information Technology

Information technology is a vital resource to students. With over 100+ computers on campus for students to access, there are plenty of study spaces. Wi-Fi can also be found throughout campus and in all accommodation. Students will have full access to the campus network and be able to access their student record and email.


We have various culture-related societies for students to engage with other students from similar backgrounds. These societies can be found on our Students Union page.

Special Services

We offer accommodation to students from all backgrounds. Whether you need extra assistance with coursework or special provisions in your accommodation, our student support services are able to help you every step of the way.

International Involvement

Aberystwyth University has an extensive study abroad programme where students can choose to do a year abroad in industry as part of their degree. There is a wide variety of study abroad opportunities all over the world.

Campus Tour

Campus tours are promoted on our website. Please email if you are interested.

Modified on March 05, 2021