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Student Accommodation Aberystwyth

Home to 8,000 students Aberystwyth is a compact and friendly place to study in Wales. Find student accommodation in Aberystwyth. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Aberytswyth including student houses, flats and halls.

Student properties in Aberystwyth

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Living in Aberystwyth as a student

Aberystwyth is home to Aberystwyth University, and has over 8,000 students across its 17 departments. The city of Aberystwyth is located on Cardigan Bay, on the west Coast of Wales.

The city has plenty of accommodation to cater for its student population, with 20 university managed halls, and one privately managed hall. Across these accommodation sites, there are many options for students, including catered accommodation and self-catered accommodation. As well as en-suite and standard rooms. There is also availability of studio apartments, which offers a private self-contained living area.

Within private accommodation, there are many options for students. There is the option of standard rooms, with the opportunity to upgrade to en-suite or studio apartments. Those who stay in private halls during their time at Aberystwyth will be provided with outstanding accommodation. However, there is also availability of private houses for those who do not wish to live in halls for the entirety of their time at university. For second- and third-year students, student houses are popular. There is availability of student housing, ranging from 1 bedroom to 6-bedroom houses. Many of these properties have en-suite rooms and are located a short distance from the University. They are managed by private letting agents or landlords that specialise in student properties and have supported the student population within Aberystwyth for most of their career.

Find out more information about Aberystwyth by checking out our guides on our website. For those looking to rent in Aberystwyth, search to find the full range of accommodation options. As a company, we have over 20 years of experience, supporting the student population throughout the UK. There is a variety of accommodation available on our website, and students can also enquire with our team directly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to live and study in Aberystwyth? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

Most students look for shared housing in Aberystwyth from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Aberystwyth will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £94 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Aberystwyth. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. AFS has accommodation across the whole city including New Cross and Llanafan.

In Aberystwyth the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.

Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Aberystwyth. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.

This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Aberystwyth halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Aberystwyth will be £344.

All landlords and property managers in Aberystwyth are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.

Aberystwyth Universities

Aberystwyth is home to one major university.