Aston University
Aston University
You are invited to attend the Higher Education Advice Evening taking place at Aston University on Wednesday 8th October 2014. This evening has been designed for parents/carers of Sixth Form students to update you on the issues and help available when applying to Higher Education. at Aston University

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Higher Education Advice Evening 2014

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Event Summary:

You are invited to attend the Higher Education Advice Evening taking place at Aston University on Wednesday 8th October 2014. This evening has been designed for parents/carers of Sixth Form students to update you on the issues and help available when applying to Higher Education.

Full Event Details:

We are conscious that knowledge and awareness of HE issues are important, not only for those applying to University but also to their parents and guardians, particularly if they have limited experience of HE themselves.

The topics covered will be general and informal and there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

4.30 – 5.15pm Optional Session – Tour of Aston's Campus

5.45pm Welcome & Introduction

• The benefits of HE
• Choosing a Course/University
• Applying to University
• Student Finance

7.30 – 8.00pm Tea/Coffee & Q&A

For further details please visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/schliaison.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Teachers (CPD)
Parents

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Aston, a research-led University, was founded in 1895. It has been recognised as a University since 1966 and is renowned for its excellent teaching quality and significant ties to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it boasts a 40 acre-campus with academic, social and accommodation facilities. The University’s student population of just over 8,800 comes from more than 120 countries.

This University is dedicated to superior education with innovative programmes. The five main areas of study at the University are Aston Business School; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the School of Languages and Social Sciences; the School of Life and Health Sciences; and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Academic strengths

The University is committed to providing high quality, innovative programmes, which meet the needs of the professional world and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Aston University is consistently highly ranked in various league/rankings tables.

The following subject areas have been assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as Excellent (marks over 22 out of 24): business and management; biological sciences; French; German; optometry; pharmacy; and psychology.

Most of our bachelor’s degrees offer you the choice to study on sandwich courses, which include a paid work placement or a study year at a partner institution. The work placement provides the opportunity to put knowledge into practice whilst gaining valuable professional experience to enhance your employment prospects.

Aston Graduates are highly sought after by many major international companies, and the University is consistently at the top of the league tables for graduate employment.




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