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Aberystwyth University

Political Town Campus By the sea

Ucas code: A40

Aberystwyth University has a proud history dating back to 1872 when it was established by the people of Wales as the first Welsh University. Despite continuing expansion both of buildings and of student numbers, Aberystwyth has retained its traditional friendly intimacies, its vigorous student social life, and its high academic standards.
Source:Aberystwyth University website
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

70%

MED

Political

60%

HIGH

Varied union activities

57%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

57%

MED

Creative

60%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 84% HIGH
Average graduate salary £16k LOW

Number of students

8,455

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

87%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

21%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

48%

of students are male

Young / Mature

13%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

15%

of students here are from outside the UK

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