Aston University
Aston University
An ideas generation workshop hosted by Aston University as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. This fun and thought provoking interactive workshop will provide an excellent opportunity for your students to develop high order thinking skills whilst considering how ideas are turned into highly successful real life ventures. at Aston University

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Aston University From inspiration to application - making that idea work

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Event Summary:

An ideas generation workshop hosted by Aston University as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. This fun and thought provoking interactive workshop will provide an excellent opportunity for your students to develop high order thinking skills whilst considering how ideas are turned into highly successful real life ventures.

Full Event Details:

This workshop will be run by the founders of Think Share Create, an online ideas incubator which provides a platform for idea generation and development, creating the potential for new businesses, charities and social projects. Such opportunities are usually only available to undergraduate students and alumni however, the speakers would liketo offer this unique opportunity to Sixth Form Students within the West Midlands region in order to inspire and enthuse young idea generators of the future.

The two-hour workshop is aimed at Sixth Form students of any subject discipline who are any combination of smart, curious, creative, practical, motivated, playful, connected and inspired. It will equip them with practical invaluable knowledge and skills which can be applied to their current studies as well as their future in higher education and the world of work.

As places are limited booking is essential. Early booking is advisable and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, with a maximum of 8 places per school or college available in the first instance.

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

Duration: Short Session

Min. Students: 1

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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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