Aberystwyth University, is a historic institution which has provided world-class education since 1872. The University is known as a prestigious, safe and exciting place to study, with beautiful surroundings, modern facilities and a reputation for high-quality teaching and international research.
With a global reach for research quality and impact, Aberystwyth University is a rising star in terms of internationally reputed research and is renowned for its quality of teaching, having been awarded gold accreditation (Teaching Excellence Framework, 2018), and ranked for two consecutive years as the “University of the Year for Teaching Quality” (Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018 and 2019).
With a commitment to providing a first-class education to students, expert academics, and industry-standard facilities, the University enjoys unbeatable student satisfaction and employability figures. The University has recently received a high score of 91 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey, 2019) and found that an impressive 96.8 per cent of first-degree students were either in work or further study six months after graduating (Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2018). Students receive support from the careers service team, to help them gain employable skills.
The University provides a wide range of modern facilities, most of which are conveniently located on the main campus in the town of Aberystwyth. Aberystwyth is situated in west Wales, between the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay coast, providing a stunning destination for student life. With over 8,000 students, both the University and town come to life to form a vibrant, close-knit, and safe community with much to explore.
Aberystwyth is a warm and welcoming place which actively invites international students from all around the world and offers a range of initiatives to ensure students who travel from abroad settle in quickly.