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Top in Wales for teaching excellence and student satisfaction(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2023)
98% of research at Aberystwyth University is of an internationally recognised standard or higher(Research Excellence Framework 2021)
1st in England and Wales for student satisfaction(National Student Survey 2022)
Top 40 University in the UK(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2022)
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Aberystwyth’s research is helping to change the world for the better, by making a difference to real lives. We’re tackling some of society’s most pressing challenges, including climate change, global health, societal changes, and space exploration.
Aberystwyth University is located on the coast of west Wales, nestled between the Cambrian Mountains and Cardigan Bay. Aberystwyth is a diverse and welcoming community in a historic seaside market town that has a cosmopolitan Welsh culture. with so much on offer, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
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Wales Broadcast Archive: UK’s first national archive shows importance of preserving our audiovisual history
Professor Jamie Medhurst from the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies writes for The Conversation about the launch of the Wales Broadcast Archive and how it raises important questions about access to our collective audiovisual history.
People with personality disorders are more likely to sign up for psychology studies – here’s why that’s a problem
In an article on The Conversation, Head of Psychology Professor Nigel Holt discusses how psychological studies might be affected by the fact that people who sign up for them are more likely to have a personality disorder.
Alpaca grazing could help tackle climate change – research
Scientists at Aberystwyth University are researching whether grazing alpacas alongside other animals could help farmers tackle climate change.
Climate Change Minister officially opens University’s green electricity solar development
A solar array producing at least a quarter of the electricity required by Aberystwyth University's Penglais Campus has been officially opened today (Thursday 9 March 2023) by the Welsh Government Minister for Climate Change, Julie James MS.