Aston University
Aston University
Are you in year 12? Applying to University? Expecting 300 UCAS Points? Then you are invited to Pure Potential Sixth 2015 at Aston University

University Event

Pure Potential Sixth Form Conference

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

Are you in year 12? Applying to University? Expecting 300 UCAS Points? Then you are invited to Pure Potential Sixth 2015

Full Event Details:

Aston University has teamed up with leading organisation Pure Potential to host a FREE university and career event for your year 12 students.

The annual event is a great opportunity for your students to get a flavour of university life and explore their career options. Students will receive advice on how to select the right university and course, student finance, student life and more.

At PP: Sixth Aston, your students will attend the following engaging and interactive workshops:

The Personal Statement Masterclass
Choosing a Course ? Student Finance ? University Life ? Career Workshops

Pure Potential has offered free university and career advice to over a million students since 2005. They are recognised by leading universities and employers throughout the UK so coming to this event will look fantastic on your students’ personal statements and CVs, as well as providing them with the opportunity to explore their future options in an engaging way.

Eligibility criteria
To attend the PP: Sixth Aston event, students must:

• Attend a non-fee paying school or college
• Be on target to achieve a minimum of 300 UCAS Points
• Have an interest in one of the career workshops:

Accountancy, Investment Banking, Law, Medicine, Professional Services & Teaching

How to book a place?

Students can book individually online at

Places are very limited so please encourage your students to book as soon as possible. If you would like to bring a group of 20+ students to the event, please email [email protected] to receive a group booking form.

Suitable For:

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


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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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