In 2015, Aberystwyth was officially crowned the UK’s “Greatest Town” at the prestigious Academy of Urbanism Awards, recognising the fantastic community here.

During term time, the town’s population of just over 13,000 is boosted by almost 8,000 students, creating a busy and cosmopolitan environment within an area of outstanding beauty. Aberystwyth is also a very safe and secure place to be, recognised as the safest place to study in Wales, and one of the safest in the UK.maxresdefault

Learn and Live in an Exceptional Environment

  • 4th in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction, National Student Survey 2016
  • 3rd in Wales in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
  • A top 40 UK University according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17
  • The safest place to study in Wales and amongst the 10 safest in the UK, the Complete University Guide 2016
  • 92% of graduates are in employment or further education 6 months after graduating, HESA 2015
  • 95% of the University’s research is of an internationally recognised standard, REF 2014


Benefits of Aberystwyth University Accommodation:

  • Only £100 Acceptance Fee
  • All energy bills included
  • Hard wired and wireless Internet included
  • Insurance included (Unlimited value on personal items within the study bedroom, including accidental damage)
  • 24/7 manned Reception, helpline and patrols to assist with all Maintenance, Security and Welfare concerns
  • 24/7 Learning Centres within easy access to your residence
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Support provided by the Residential Support team living within the residences
  • Convenient location close to academic and campus facilities, as well as the town centre
  • Flexible payment plans available for accommodation fees

Visit our Accommodation website to find out more about our accommodation for new students and the types of accommodation available.
*Accommodation is guaranteed in University owned or managed residences if you apply for accommodation before 1st August in the year of entry and respond to your offer of accommodation by the deadline date detailed in the Accommodation Offer.

International Students
Type Amount (£)
Full-Time Arts / Social Sciences 13,200*
Full-Time Science 14,750*