Aston University
Aston University
This two day / one night residential event takes place during the school Easter break and is a fantastic opportunity for Year 12 students looking to experience what it might be like to study a business related course at university. Applications now open! Application deadline: Friday 12th February 2016. at Aston University

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Year 12 Business Challenge (two day residential)

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

This two day / one night residential event takes place during the school Easter break and is a fantastic opportunity for Year 12 students looking to experience what it might be like to study a business related course at university. Applications now open! Application deadline: Friday 12th February 2016.

Full Event Details:

Leading lecturers from our internationally renowned Aston Business School will deliver an interactive business challenge, allowing students to create and bring to market their very own business proposal.

Students will also receive valuable information relating to UCAS applications, careers and academic writing, giving them added motivation to succeed and excel in Year 13.

Students will stay overnight on our secure city-centre campus and have the chance to experience 'university life' first-hand by working closely with some of our own business students.

Applications are now OPEN for this event. To apply, please visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/year-12-business-challenge. The closing date for applications is Friday 12th February 2016.

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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