Aston University
Aston University
This conference prepares students for Higher Education and the world of work. Students will also have the opportunity to choose from one of our subject specific workshops which include top tips about the application process and how to write an effective personal statement. at Aston University

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Year 12 and Beyond Sixth Form Conference

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

This conference prepares students for Higher Education and the world of work. Students will also have the opportunity to choose from one of our subject specific workshops which include top tips about the application process and how to write an effective personal statement.

Full Event Details:

This conference offers a varied programme to prepare your students for Higher Education and the world of work. Sessions include information on the UCAS application process and how to write an effective personal statement as well as interactive workshops on "developing your brand" and CV writing skills from members of the Careers and Employability Centre and Aston University Alumnus. Students will also have the opportunity to choose from one of our subject specific workshops which include top tips about the application process and how to write an effective personal statement.


A maximum of 45 places per school or college (larger group bookings maybe available on request)

Suitable For:

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

Duration:

Full 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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