Aberystwyth University


  • Location: Seaside, Town, Rural

About us

Aberystwyth University offers an excellent student experience and is consistently ranked amongst the best universities in the UK. Aberystwyth was Top in Wales for Student Satisfaction (NSS 2023) and is amongst the Top 3 UK Universities for Teaching Quality and Student Experience (GUG 2024).

The University is committed to delivering outstanding teaching in an environment that is welcoming, supportive and inclusive. Aberystwyth’s teaching quality is amongst the best in the UK and 98% of our research is of an “internationally recognised standard or higher” (Research Excellence Framework 2021). This means that students on undergraduate programmes are taught by leading experts in their fields, within departments at the forefront of emerging research.

The University places emphasis on supporting our students, including in offering a comprehensive range of Scholarships and Bursaries to help with study and living costs.

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What makes us different

Aberystwyth is a small, welcoming and friendly student town located on the west coast of Wales. Situated between the mountains and the sea, the surrounding area offers opportunities to explore the great outdoors whilst the town itself is an inclusive and vibrant environment in which to relax and socialise. The University’s location means that much of our teaching takes place in the natural surroundings, providing an invaluable dimension to your studies.

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Course locations

Penglais Campus

Penglais Road, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth, SY23 3AR

School of Art

Buarth Mawr, Aberystwyth, SY23 1NG

Coleg Gwent Usk Campus

Coleg Gwent Usk Campus, Usk, NP15 1XJ

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus, Penglais Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DD

Llanbadarn Campus

Llanbadarn Fawr, Ceredigion, Aberystwyth, SY23 3RJ

Main Site

Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, SY23 3FL

Coleg Cambria Deeside Campus

Coleg Cambria Deeside Campus, Kelsterton Road, Connah's Quay, CH5 4BR