Aston University
Aston University
This event provides an exciting opportunity for Year 9 & 10 pupils with an interest in STEM-based subjects to hear from Simon Watt; the TV presenter from Channel 4's 'Inside Nature’s Giants’ programme and an advocate of the Ready, Steady Science programme. at Aston University

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Big Bang at Welbeck DFSC

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Event Summary:

This event provides an exciting opportunity for Year 9 & 10 pupils with an interest in STEM-based subjects to hear from Simon Watt; the TV presenter from Channel 4's 'Inside Nature’s Giants’ programme and an advocate of the Ready, Steady Science programme.

Full Event Details:

Big Bang at Welbeck DFSC

Wednesday 11th May 2016 (10:00am – 4:00pm)

This event provides an exciting opportunity for Year 9 & 10 pupils with an interest in STEM-based subjects to hear from Simon Watt; the TV presenter from Channel 4's 'Inside Nature’s Giants’ programme and an advocate of the Ready, Steady Science programme.

Students will also benefit from a wide range of fun and interactive activities and displays from Welbeck DFSC, local Universities and a number of Midland-based companies including: Rolls-Royce, the National Space Academy, VEX Robotics, and Go Motorosport.

There will be a number of exciting taster sessions provided by Aston & Loughborough Universities as part of the day.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Teachers (CPD)

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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