Aston University
Aston University
Our Languages in HE Sixth Form Conference will take place at Aston University on Wednesday 17th June 2015. This is a Routes into Languages West Midlands collaborative event involving a number of partner universities. at Aston University

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Languages in Higher Education Sixth Form Conference

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Event Summary:

Our Languages in HE Sixth Form Conference will take place at Aston University on Wednesday 17th June 2015. This is a Routes into Languages West Midlands collaborative event involving a number of partner universities.

Full Event Details:

Our Languages in HE Sixth Form Conference will take place at Aston University on Wednesday 17th June 2015. This is a Routes into Languages West Midlands collaborative event involving a number of partner universities.



The Languages in HE Sixth Form Conference will enable your Year 12 students to discover more about the opportunities available for language study at university, helping them to make an informed decision about their future studies.



The varied conference programme will provide Year 12 students with an opportunity to hear about the different types of language study at university, as well as hearing from current undergraduate students about their experiences of language study and the year abroad. In addition, students will participate in two sessions in their current language(s) of study (French, Spanish or German) and a taster session in a new language, or in Translation studies.



This conference will start at 10.00am and end at 3.30pm on Wednesday 17th June 2015 and is free to attend. Please note that places are limited so early booking is advisable as all places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please use the form below to book or contact us at [email protected] or on 0121 204 3872.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Half Day

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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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