Aston University
Aston University
An opportunity for pupils to visit stalls run by academic staff from Aston’s School of Life and Health Sciences and Healthcare professionals to find out about careers in healthcare and leading healthy lives. This event is particularly suited to pupils interested in a future as a healthcare professional. at Aston University

University Event


Healthy Lives Healthy People

University event offered by Aston University

Event Summary:

An opportunity for pupils to visit stalls run by academic staff from Aston’s School of Life and Health Sciences and Healthcare professionals to find out about careers in healthcare and leading healthy lives. This event is particularly suited to pupils interested in a future as a healthcare professional.

Full Event Details:

Following the success of the ‘Healthy Lives, Healthy People’ event run by Aston University and Healthcare partners last July, I am pleased to inform you that we will be hosting this event again on 17th and 18th July 2012. The event on Tuesday 17th July will be open to pupils in Year 8 whilst the event on Wednesday 18th will be open to pupils in Year 11 and Year 12.

During the course of the event, pupils will have the opportunity to visit a variety of stalls run by academic staff from Aston’s School of Life and Health Sciences, partner Universities and Healthcare professionals to find out more about careers in health professions and leading healthy lives. There will be plenty of activities and experiments in which pupils can participate. This event will be particularly suited to pupils with an interest in a future as a healthcare professional.

Please note that booking is essential as places on this event are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. A maximum limit of 30 student places per school will be allocated in the first instance and requests for extra places will be considered after the deadline. If you would like to reserve places for your students please complete the enclosed booking form, stating your preferred time slot and the number of places you would like by Friday 29th June 2012.

Suitable For:
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

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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