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Aberystwyth University

What do you want from your time at University? Academic success? Career prospects? A lively social scene? Or, the perfect balance? Choosing the right university is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever have to make. With so many to consider, you need to make sure a university is right for you. Of course, you’ll want to come and see for yourself before you decide...

Aberystwyth University offers students a truly unique university experience, through a fascinating array of academic, social and cultural facilities from our compact campus, all located within an idyllic coastal setting. At Aberystwyth, our students get the most from their studies, whilst being able to live life to the fullest. The student experience of Aberystwyth is highly praised by its students, reflected in the 8th position in the UK for overall student experience and 1st in Wales in a recent National Survey. After you’ve visited us, you’ll understand why students in the International Student Barometer 2010 survey branded Aberystwyth as ‘probably the best place in the world to be a student’.

This University is situated above the friendly coastal town of Aberystwyth, and is home to over 11,000 students from all over the world. An extensive range of courses are on offer, with “top-class facilities” to deliver a first-rate education, and guaranteed accommodation to make that move from home simple. Aberystwyth provides you with a safe environment to study in, whilst still presenting the thrilling student experience you would expect of a larger area. Aberystwyth is, in all effect, a student town, and has a remarkably low cost of living compared to many UK Universities, providing everything needed to make your time here affordable and truly memorable.

Words and pictures do little to capture the true beauty of Aberystwyth and the valuable 3 years you will experience here. Our popular Open Days are the best way to discover that Aberystwyth is the place for you, and the only way for you to fully sample university life. The Open Days give students the perfect opportunity to tour the campus, visit accommodation and discover more from academic staff.

“I always had Aberystwyth as a consideration for one of my choices; the course was perfect and I loved the location. As soon as I visited on an Open Day, I knew for certain that this was the place I wanted to spend the next 3 years.” Jamie Barker, BSc Business IT, Welshpool.

Start your university journey today! Book now to reserve your place, and download your guide “How to get the most from an Open Day” - http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/open-days

Your Future
How would you like to study at a university voted ‘‘one of the very best universities for teaching and learning in the UK’? At Aberystwyth, we understand the importance you place on your education and future. As such, we strive to provide you with a well structured academic life, equipping you with the knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen profession.

We empower our students to aim high, so much so that our graduates have a leading 89% employment rate. You’ll be taught by academics who are world-leading in their field, and we’ll help guide your future. Our extensive careers support provides you opportunities to take a year in employment and build sought-after employability skills demanded by employers today.

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards
We know that the cost of university can be overwhelming. That’s why we have a comprehensive range of Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards available to help you through University life. The financial package we offer is amongst the most valuable and extensive available at any British university.

Many of our awards can be held together – that’s over £16,000 of financial incentives you could receive by choosing to study with us! We aim to help you make the most out of your time in Aberystwyth, and our generous packages can go a long way towards study resources, accommodation, living the student dream, or however you choose to spend it on! The low cost of living of Aberystwyth will make your finances go a long way!

Why not take a look to see what you could receive? All the details are waiting for you on our website - www.aber.ac.uk/en/scholarships

Social Life
We believe you can have a truly remarkable 3 years in Aberystwyth. Here’s why....
There are over 130 sports clubs and societies to keep you entertained, ranging from your favourite traditional sports to some of the more unusual such as clay pigeon shooting, boxercise and paintballing. Amateur dramatics, poker and dance sport are some of the many societies you can get involved in; and if nothing catches the eye, a new club can be set up!

The award-winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is located directly on the main university campus, hosting events including drama, life music, dance, film and comedy. The town itself is bursting with a lively nightlife, with 53 pubs and clubs to choose from, appealing to any social tastes! For lazy days, an array of cafes and restaurants and streets full of shopping heaven will keep you busy. Spending a day on our sandy beach and watching the sun go down with a barbeque is a must! When you visit Aberystwyth, you will have the chance to sample the unique social experience we offer to students. An ethos of Aberystwyth University is taking your happiness and interests seriously, ensuring that you find the perfect balance: a world class education and a superb student life. The quality of life in Aberystwyth is apparent in a recent survey of students, in which 96% agreed that if they had to make their choice again they would choose Aberystwyth.

Discover more about Student Life you will experience at Aberystwyth -
http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/student-life

Aberystwyth University


Contact Information

Contact
Ms Nia Gwyndaf 
Department
Recruitment and Marketing Office 
Address
Aberystwyth University
Student Welcome Centre,
Penglais Campus,  
City
Aberystwyth 
Postcode
SY23 3FB  
Telephone
01970 622065  
Fax
01970 621554  
E-Mail
marketing@aber.ac.uk 
Home Page
www.aber.ac.uk/info/od_com1 
Open Day Page
www.aber.ac.uk/info/od_com2 
Booking Page
www.aber.ac.uk/info/od_com3 
Travel Page
www.aber.ac.uk/info/od_com4 

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