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95% of graduates are in employment or further education 6 months after graduating, DLHE 2017.

  • Top 5 in the UK and Best in Wales for student satisfaction
  • 3rd in Wales in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide
  • A top 40 UK University according to the Times Higher Education
  • Among the 10 safest in the UK (Complete University Guide 2016)

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About Aberystwyth

About Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth University - a great place to be a student…with a superb location and excellent academic, social and sporting facilities.

This is Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth is a well-established university with a long tradition of academic excellence, but it is also very forward looking. It is small enough to be friendly and to allow contact across departments, but big enough to have a wide range of study programmes.

A few reasons to choose Aberystwyth…


The lively student town of Aberystwyth, located on the dramatic west coast of Wales, offers an interesting and varied experience.

Study Experience

The University’s course structure is responsive to student needs, and can also enhance employment prospects by helping students acquire additional computing, language and presentation skills.

Points of Pride

  • The Times Higher Education UK University League Table 2016-2017 reveals that Aberystwyth University has been ranked one of the top 40 universities in the UK
  • Aberystwyth University is amongst the top 50 Universities in the UK for 'best graduates in the workplace' according to a report published by Times Higher Education (November 2015).
  • Aberystwyth ranks amongst the top 200 most international Universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings -January 2016).

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Aberystwyth has excellent learning resources, computing and teaching equipment to support student research, learning and to help them succeed in their chosen subject.

Students also enjoy access to a very well-equipped library service, providing study places for around 1,000 students, with a variety of individual and group study areas. The University’s libraries house more than 644,000 books, provide access to more than 150,000 e-books, subscribe to over 45,000 periodical titles, and hold a substantial DVD collection. They are open for up to 91 hours a week during term time, with the Hugh Owen Library open for 24 hour access during term-times. In addition students have access to the National Library of Wales, one of the UK’s 5 copyright libraries, which is located adjacent to the main campus.

Student Life

Aberystwyth’s Students’ Union is at the heart of its student life. Run by elected student officers, the Union exists to enhance and support student experience. Services offered include representing the student voice, counselling services and volunteer projects. It also organises many social events and club nights, in addition to coordinating more than 100 sports clubs and societies. It houses numerous food outlets, a Starbucks coffee shop and several bars, which offer a sociable and relaxing space to unwind and meet friends.

Guaranteed Accommodation for International Students!

Most residences are on campus, others are conveniently located within walking distance of the campus and beautiful seaside town centre. Friendly residences team is also on hand 24/7 to support students. 

Student Satisfaction

Aberystwyth University is celebrating one of its best ever performances in the annual National Student Survey (NSS) 2017.The University is the Top 5 University in UK and 1st in Wales for overall Student Satisfaction. With an overall satisfaction of score of 92% - six percentage points higher than the UK average of 86% - Aberystwyth has some of the most satisfied final-year students in the UK.


“At Aberystwyth, we work hard to ensure that our students get an exceptional education and experience during their time here. But we’re also very focussed on making sure that they can find good jobs after they graduate,” Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Vice-Chancellor at Aberystwyth University. More about this in the From Campus to Career section. 

Where is Aberystwyth?
What to study?
Admissions Checklist
Global Footprint
From Campus to Career


Aberystwyth University Department of Computer Science

Aberystwyth University’s Computer Science Department has achieved an impressive overall satisfaction rating of 91% in the latest National Student Survey (NSS), significantly higher than the UK figure of 86%. Read the Full NSS Story for more…...

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Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at Aberystwyth University.

What Indian students say

When asked, 100% of reviewers recommend Aberystwyth University

Overall experience

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(3 out of 5)

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(4 out of 5)

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(4 out of 5)

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(4 out of 5)

Student reviews










Jessica, United Kingdom 4

You Should Definitely Come Here

I came to study Aberystwyth mainly because it has some beautiful scenery, even on a rainy day. It was easy to settle in here.

Nan, China 4

Impressive and Exciting experience

I think Aberystwyth is a good place for students to live and study.

Claire, United Kingdom 4

Enriching experience

My experience at Aberystwyth has been an enriching and eventful one. The facilities are simply great here and the friendly atmosphere is very conducive for research and study.

Syam, India 4


Very good..enjoyed a lot, Overall expereince was really good... I learnt many new things from aberystwyth uni..

Swsp, India 5

Computer Science

Aberystwyth is one of the oldest and second largest univs in UK. Beautiful location, excellent atmospehere for studies and above all very good faculty.They are very friendly and helpful to the students, with very god men read full review
Sriram, India 3

BSc Hons Computer Science

I did part of my degree in the UK and part in Singapore. The first part of the program was in Singapore. In Singapore, the classes were held at Informatics group a private college in Singapore which offers degree from UK read full review

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