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About Aberystwyth University

Founded in 1872, Aberystwyth University is the oldest Welsh university which overlooks the beautiful shores of Cardigan Bay on the west coast of Wales. The University offers the best all-round student experience in Wales (ranked 5th in the UK) and is approved and recognised by UK Research Councils.

The Department of Law and Criminology at Aberyswyth is an established law school that is more than 100 years old! Located at the Penglais Campus, the Department bases itself on a long, reputable, and increasingly varied experience of education and academic work and is highly graded for research and teaching.

The Aberystwyth Business School is the only AMBA accredited business school in Wales and has academic, research and recruitment links with universities in Australia, USA, Canada, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Thailand, Russia, China, the United Arab Emirates and Germany. In the NSS 2017 survey, Aberystwyth Business School was named in the Top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction with Teaching on the course for the subjects of Finance/Marketing/Economics.

General Information

  • Located at the specially designed, newly refurbished Llanbadarn Centre overlooking Cardigan Bay, Aberystwyth University offers a unique environment in which to study and engage in research.
  • The only AMBA accredited business school in Wales.
  • The quality of our teaching ensures high completion rates and relevance which has resulted in high levels of student satisfaction and employability.

Interesting Facts

  • The school has academic, research and recruitment links with universities in Australia, USA, Canada, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Thailand, Russia, China, the United Arab Emirates and Germany.
  • The town is popular with tourists and it was voted the best university town in the UK, in a 2007 poll.

Notable Alumni

  • HRH Charles, Prince of Wales.
  • Tun Salleh Abas, Lord President of the Federal Court of Malaysia (1984–1988).
  • Alun Talfan Davies, judge and publisher.
  • Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, Malaysian Home Minister.
  • Belinda Earl, former CEO of Debenhams was appointed CEO of Jaeger in 2004.
  • Lance Batchelor, former CEO of Domino’s Pizza Group, currently serving as CEO of Saga Group.

Selvamalar Selvaraju

1st Class LLB (Hons)

Geraldine Kenel

1st Class LLB (Hons)