Located in the heart of Mid-Wales coast, Aberystwyth University is located in an idyllic seaside town often referred to as the cultural capital of Wales.
Our award-winning teaching is informed by our cutting-edge research that feeds directly into our courses, helping you to uncover new skills and solve real-world problems.
Aberystwyth University carries out research across all disciplines. This selection of short case studies reflects just some of the pioneering work being carried out here - from climate change and the Sun's corona to crop breeding, performance and minority language policy.
Alongside the modules you study for your degree, you’ll also be offered opportunities to help you prepare for life after graduation. Our Careers service provides a programme of workshops and training sessions to help you develop the skills you will need for your future. Many of our courses give you the chance to expand your horizons by spending part of your degree course studying abroad or you could choose a course that offers a year out in industry.
At Aberystwyth, we're proud of the vibrant community that our students experience within our residences. We offer a variety of styles and locations to find the space that works for you, with the majority of our residences being only a short walk away from campus. Moving to University is a big chapter to embrace and this is why we want to make the transition an easy one for you.
Located only a short stroll downhill to Aberystwyth town, the Penglais Campus is the University’s main teaching campus. The campus has many hidden treasures which include nature trails, wildlife and a wide range of plantation. Discover more below.
We offer a vast range of sports facilities on campus with a focus of ensuing every student and member of staff has the opportunity to get involved, regardless of ability or interest. Whether you want to try something new or are dedicated to your chosen activities, our Penglais Campus offers facilities that range from a swimming pool and gym to a floodlit 3G pitch, squash courts and even a Nordic saunarium.
We have over 100 sports clubs & social societies offering something for everyone. If you can’t find a club or society that interests you then we can help you set up your own!