Ranked in the U.K.’s top five institutions for student satisfaction, Aberystwyth University is an historic institution developing a superb reputation.
With a global reputation for research quality, 95% of the research conducted at Aberystwyth was internationally recognised. The university has also been acknowledged for its quality of teaching, having been awarded a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), plus being voted the ‘University of the Year for Teaching Quality’ in the Times Good University Guide 2019. It is committed to providing the best education to its students, delivered through industry experts and culminating in an impressive employment rate of 96.8% for graduates going into a job or further study within six months of completing their degree.
The university provides state-of-the-art facilities including an arts centre with a cinema, bar and shop, fitness centre and swimming pool plus a 24-hour library service.
The town of Aberystwyth is located between the mountains and the coast, providing a stunning backdrop of scenery and welcoming over 9,000 students. The welcoming and safe nightlife in the town has seen it awarded the Purple Flag, with a wide variety of bars, pubs and live music venues to cater for everyone.
The Students’ Union team supports students and represents them in all matters from welfare to finance whilst organising activities throughout the year. A welcoming place which actively invites international students, Aberystwyth offers a range of initiatives to ensure students who travel from abroad settle in quickly, including a dedicated orientation week.