Aberystwyth University
8.6
8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
In a few words
"Aberystwyth itself is a great town, especially if you get involved in the community through pubs, music, theatre, the market, church etc. The campus is compact and very green so it's a lovely place to study, especially in the sunshine. Facilities could be better, in particular the sports centre and some of the accommodation, but teaching spaces have recently been refurbished and are now really nice to learn in."
Quality of academic facilities
8.9 / 10
 
Location of university
7.4 / 10
 
Night life
7.3 / 10
 
Student union
6.8 / 10
 
How diverse is your university
8.4 / 10
 
Quality of teaching
8.7 / 10
 
Preparation for a job
7.7 / 10
 
Quality of other facilities
8.2 / 10
 
Cost of living
7.7 / 10
 

What students say about...

Fun Facts

"There is plenty of fun to be had in the town as there are many tourist attractions..."

Location of university

"The university is ideally situated by the seaside and countryside. The town is decent..."

Night life

"Aberystwyth has over 50 pubs so you can essentially find one on every street and..."

Clubs and social environment

"15,000 students in a small town with nowhere else to go is only going to lead to..."

Diverse backgrounds

"They are very good at promoting for students from abroad as a large portion of the..."

Careers services

"I feel there are enough career talks and employers visiting the university to advise..."

Pros

"Location, student town, friendly community and 24/7 library."

Cons

"The "fishbowl" effect: everyone knows everyone's business."

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