Aston University
Aston University
Access to Professions Conference is designed to provide students with the opportunity to access careers information to aid their future decision making process. Companies from across a wide range of sectors facilitate interactive, career-focused workshops that enable students to experience a taster session and gain understanding of a particular pro at Aston University

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Access to the Professions

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

Access to Professions Conference is designed to provide students with the opportunity to access careers information to aid their future decision making process. Companies from across a wide range of sectors facilitate interactive, career-focused workshops that enable students to experience a taster session and gain understanding of a particular pro

Full Event Details:

During the conference, students will have the opportunity to attend sessions that focus on developing vital skills to assist them during the recruitment process.

The programme will be split into workshops that are based on subject streams.

Aston Business School
Engineering and Applied Science
Languages and Social Sciences
Life and Health Sciences

Access to Careers Conferences are run biannually and attract a wide range of employers and sectors. In previous years, we have hosted representatives from companies such as Capgemini, PwC, Teach First and Deutsche Bank.

Bookings
To book, please contact the Student Recruitment and Outreach Team with-
School name
Teacher name and contact details
Year group of students expected to attend (open to year 8,9 and 10)
Number of students expected to attend

One of the team will then respond to acknowledge your interest and send you more information for your students to indicate their first and second choice of workshops.

Please note, due to the popularity of this event, in the first instance, bookings are limited to 52 places per school, with a maximum of 13 subject students per subject stream. Should further places become available, one of the team will contact you with more information.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 2 (Students aged 7-11)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Teachers (CPD)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

13

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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