Congratulations on gaining your place at Aberystwyth University, you’re already on the path to the most epic time of your lives. We can’t wait to meet you!

We’re your Students’ Union and we are here to make your journey through Aber University a whole load easier. We work closely with the University, but are a completely independent registered charity.

Led by students and supported by a team of staff, the Students’ Union wants Aber students to love student life and be ready for anything, and works to ensure that Aber students have an epic student journey, are happy, healthy and empowered, with lasting friendships and promising futures!

All students at Aberystwyth University are automatically a member of AberSU.

Find out more about AberSU in our handy guide (available soon).


Join the only official Aberystwyth Freshers group to keep up to date with news and events and to get involved in discussions with other Aber Freshers.

Get social! Follow us on social media (@UMAberSU) to keep up to date will all things AberSU!

 Please be wary and stay safe online – all AberSU events will be listed on our events calendar on our website and will be accompanied by our official SU logo or welcome logo. Be careful of scams or companies trying to sell tickets for events not promoted via official channels.


Interested in joining a sports club or a society?

You can join a mailing list to receive up to date information about what they do and any events they are running.




Freshers is all about helping you settle in, make friends and love your new home!

We are hosting a wide range of events and activities in various formats during the first few weeks to make sure new and returning students don’t miss out on the Aber experience.

Over our Freshers’ week we’ve got a range of things going on to introduce you to University life. It’s jam-packed with opportunities to meet new people & make friends (whether that is via virtual formats or face to face).

Our activities & events are for everyone; from new students just out of school, mature students and returning students…we’ve got something for everyone.



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Helo Aber student. We can't wait to welcome you to Aberystwyth in September! Our page will be updated with freshes tips, events and blogs between now and the start of the academic year.