Aston University
Aston University
This event is now fully booked. If you are interested in this type of event, please get in touch with Maria Crawford - [email protected] A fun, interactive session for Year 5 and/or 6 Gifted & Talented students inlcluding a fun interactive workshop. at Aston University

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Primary Biology Lab Experience Day (Now fully booked)

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Event Summary:

This event is now fully booked. If you are interested in this type of event, please get in touch with Maria Crawford - [email protected] A fun, interactive session for Year 5 and/or 6 Gifted & Talented students inlcluding a fun interactive workshop.

Full Event Details:

Taking place at Aston University on Wednesday 14th October 2015, 11am - 3pm.
Led by Dr Steve Russell, your year 5s and 6s will spend a few hours on Aston University campus, taking part in some exciting biology-based activities.
We hope that the following activities will fuel your student's interest in sciences and education more generally:
A practical workshop with all students having a go at isolating DNA.
A session examining the microscopic world using the facilities at the University.
An opportunity to chat to current university students to find out what university and student life is like.

Due to safety restrictions, we are only able to accept groups of up to 15 students from each school for this event.
We also suggest that it is most appropriate for students within your Gifted and Talented cohort.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 2 (Students aged 7-11)

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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