Aberystwyth University
8.6
8.6 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
In a few words
"The campus is on a hill. Can't be helped but I find it horrible. The facilities for teaching on Penglais campus have become very good since the recent refurbishment. The sporting facilities available are not great. Most of the accommodation provided by the university is really overpriced as well so I would always recommend trying to get accommodation in town rather than up the hill."
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

"There are few clubs but lots of pubs, socials and people. Although the nightlife..."

Clubs and social environment

"Sports clubs are big here."

Diverse backgrounds

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

Careers services

"Support is really good but it is not handed to you. You need to go and seek it."

Pros

"The location is ideal for me personally. It's not too far away from home, but because..."

Cons

"It's a little bit small if you're used to living in a big city. Some departments..."

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