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Aberystwyth University
Welsh: Prifysgol Aberystwyth
Motto Welsh: Nid Byd, Byd Heb Wybodaeth
Motto in English A world without knowledge is no world at all
Established 1872 (as The University College of Wales)
Type Public
Endowment £ 41.7 million (2013)
President Emyr Jones Parry
Vice-Chancellor April McMahon
Students 14,955
Undergraduates 9,340
Postgraduates 1,800
Other students 3,815 FE
Location Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
Affiliations University of Wales
Association of MBAs
Association of Commonwealth Universities
Universities UK
HiPACT
Staff and Educational Development Association
Higher Education Academy
Website www.aber.ac.uk

Aberystwyth University (Welsh: Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales.

The university was a founding Member Institution of the University of Wales, a group of Welsh universities which all issued degrees from the 'University of Wales'. After the University of Wales split, Aberystwyth started issuing its own 'Aberystwyth University' degrees again.

There are over 7,500 students in the University's three main schools of arts, social science and the sciences.

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