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Our excellent teaching and research enables innovation and discovery. Furthermore, 95% of our research is recognised to an international standard (REF 2014).Explore our courses
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Not just any UniversityView our Awards and Rankings
overall student satisfaction(NSS 2020)
Welsh University of the Year(The Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2020)
University of the Year
for Teaching Quality 2018 & 2019(The Times & Sunday Times, Good University Guide, 2018 & 2019)
of the University’s research is of an internationally recognised standard(Research Excellence Framework 2014)
in the 2018 Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework(TEF 2018)
UK University in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings(2016-2017)
of Aberystwyth graduates in work / study six months after graduation(HESA 2018)
overall University of the Year(What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020)
COVID-19: why it’s time for the UK to start sharing its vaccine doses
Writing in The Conversation Dr Kamila Stullerova from the Department of International Politics discusses the why the UK needs to start sharing excess COVID-19 vaccines with other countries and how doing so could lead to some additional benefits ?
Joséphine Baker: artist, activist, resistance fighter and now honoured in France’s Panthéon
Writing in The Conversation PHD student Clarev Church from the Department of History and Welsh History discusses the late artist Josphine Baker and the honour given to her; being memorialised in the Panthon in Paris later this year
Aberystwyth academic curates BBC archive released to mark 85 years of entertainment television
A Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies academic has played a key role in the creation of a new archive collection which celebrates the BBC's rich history in entertaining the nation.
Speeding up Miscanthus breeding to combat climate change
Aberystwyth University scientists will investigate adopting a technique to speed up Miscanthus breeding in an effort to meet climate change targets as part of a ￡4 million UK government package to boost biomass production.