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About Aberystwyth University


  • Established in 1872 it is one of the first Welsh Universities, they have built a global reputation for teaching excellence and ground-breaking research.
  • Aberystwyth University was ranked under 'Top 40 Universities' by the Good University Guide, The Times, and Sunday Times 2022.
  • Another feather that Aberystwyth University added to its cap is the award for Best University in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience by Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2021
  • In 2021, National Student Survey (NSS) stated that Aberystwyth University ranked first in Wales and amongst the top 10 universities in the UK for excellent student satisfaction.
  • The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide selected Aberystwyth University as the Welsh University of the Year for 2020.
  • It was also ranked amongst the top 5 universities in the UK by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • Aberystwyth University was named the University of the Year by Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2020.
  • They ensure the highest quality of teaching & with their innovative research they were awarded the University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the two years running by The Good University Guide, The Times & Sunday Times 2019 and 2018.
  • This renowned university also secured a gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2018
  • 97% of their graduates are in employment or pursuing further study 6 months after graduating (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)
  • The University was regarded as one of the Top 100 universities from all across the globe in the QS World University Rankings (2017) for Geography, Forestry, and Agriculture, Politics, etc.
  • 95% of Aberystwyth University's world-leading research was recognized internationally by Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014.
  • Aberystwyth University has also been awarded the Green Flag Award for its exquisite campus
  • With a friendly, outward-looking community, the main motto of ABERYSTWYTH UNIVERSITY is to guide students with inspirational and beneficial knowledge alongside creating a supportive environment for research and development.
  • It's situated in the centre of Mid Wales Coast and an idyllic seaside town from where nature can be witnessed with extreme love and serenity.
  • With two different campuses and multiple places for research and development, Aberystwyth brings in a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience for the students. It makes everything memorable with each passing day at the campus area.
  • Aberystwyth is a home to live in, an educational hub to study, and a warm environment to live in so if you're looking forward to pursuing your studies here, then it's the best choice above all.
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Last updated on November 9, 2021

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