Aberystwyth University (Welsh: Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is a public research university located in Aberystwyth, Wales. Aberystwyth was a founding Member Institution of the former federal University of Wales. In 2006 the university had over 12,000 students in seventeen academic departments.Founded in 1872 as University College Wales, Aberystwyth became a founder member of the University of Wales in 1894 and changed its name to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.
In the mid-1990s, the university again changed its name to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. On 1 September 2007, the University of Wales ceased to be a federal university and Aberystwyth became independent again. However, students enrolled from the 2009/2010 academic year onwards, or whose first year of study was in the 2008/2009 academic year, can choose to receive their degree from the University of Wales or Aberystwyth University.
The National Student Survey named Aberystwyth fifth in the UK in 2006 and tenth in 2007 for overall student satisfaction. In The Times Good University Guide 2008, it shared with five other UK universities the highest score for “student satisfaction” and ranked 39th out of 113 overall. The Guardian University Guide 2013 ranks Aberystwyth equal 81st overall out of 120 UK universities, and the Complete University Guide ranks it 58th out of 116.
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