Established in 1872 as the first university in Wales, Aberystwyth University is one of the UK’s most important institutions. Our reputation for research power, teaching excellence, graduate employability, and unbelievable location are what set us apart from other universities.
We pride ourselves on being ranked #1 in the UK for Teaching Quality*. Our teaching is directly informed by cutting-edge research, includes a strong focus on developing professional skills, and our high staff-student ratio means every student has the support they need to succeed. 97% of our graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months, and we are the #1 ranked university in England and Wales for student satisfaction**.
Aberystwyth is a vibrant and welcoming university town in a stunning location on the west coast of the UK. It is both at the heart of Wales and home to a rich variety of cultures, people, and entertainment. Our large and spacious campus is home to the impressive National Library of Wales - one of the few copyright libraries in the UK.
We offer generous scholarships to all international students, covering the cost of your campus accommodation for each academic year (around £4,000 per year)
With the mountains behind you and the sea at your toes, you will not find a more beautiful place to learn new concepts, develop friendships, broaden your horizons, and kick-start your career.
*The Times: Good University Guide 2021
** National Student Satisfaction Survey 2022