Aberystwyth University in Wales offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for international students, with the scenic Cambrian Mountains on your doorstep. The University regularly scores high student satisfaction marks and is currently a Gold rated university in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
Learn more about studying in Wales at Aberystwyth below. If you would like to begin your UK study application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Six Reasons to Study at Aberystwyth
1. International Accommodation Award
Aberystwyth University provides all international students with the International Accommodation Award, offering free campus accommodation for all years of study at Aberystwyth.
All international students receiving free accommodation from the International Accommodation Award also receive free gym, pool and climbing wall membership throughout their time studying at Aberystwyth.
2. Great location
With the beach at your toes and the Cambrian Mountains behind you, you won’t find a more stunning setting to study your degree. People come from far and wide to study in Wales and visit Aberystwyth, exploring its natural beauty and enjoying its fine offering of culture. It is an excellent place to stay motivated and focus on your studies.
3. Best in the UK for teaching quality
Aberystwyth were awarded The Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality in 2018, 2019 and 2021, and Teaching at Aberystwyth was rated ‘Gold’ in the Teaching Excellence Framework. The Welsh university was also ranked 1st in the UK for teaching quality and student satisfaction in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
4. Great subjects
The Department of International Politics was the first of its kind in the world and is now over 100 years old. It was founded in 1919, and ranks 6th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022).
Aberystwyth Business School is also currently ranked 13th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022) and has been shortlisted in the Business School of the Year category of the THE Awards.
5. Research strength
Aberystwyth University excels in its research activity, with 95% of Research of an internationally recognised standard or higher.
6. High student satisfaction
For the last decade, Aberystwyth University has ranked at the top of the Student Satisfaction charts. The University is also proud to have been awarded University of the Year for Student Experience in 2021.
Study at Aberystwyth
If you want to learn more or begin your UK study application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.