Aston University
Aston University
This event is for parents and guardians of Year 11 & Year 12 students to provide up-to-date knowledge and guidance and ensure that they have accurate information when advising their son or daughter through the application to university process. at Aston University

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Higher Education Advice Evening for Parents

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

This event is for parents and guardians of Year 11 & Year 12 students to provide up-to-date knowledge and guidance and ensure that they have accurate information when advising their son or daughter through the application to university process.

Full Event Details:

We are conscious that knowledge and awareness of higher education issues such as admissions and finance are important, not only for those applying to university but also to their parents and guardians, particularly if they have little or no experience of higher education themselves.
This year, we will provide the opportunity to:

Receive information on UCAS, Student Finance and employment opportunities after graduation
Hear from an Aston University academic on how to best prepare for the transition to university
Have a tour of our campus by our current students

Suitable For:

Parents
Families

Duration:

Short Session

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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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