Aston University
Aston University
As part of our Sixth Form Enrichment Programme we are hosting two University visit days for Sixth Form students. These visits provide an opportunity for students to discover more about applying to University, Choosing a course and Student Finance at Aston University

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Aston University Sixth Form Visit Days

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Event Summary:

As part of our Sixth Form Enrichment Programme we are hosting two University visit days for Sixth Form students. These visits provide an opportunity for students to discover more about applying to University, Choosing a course and Student Finance

Full Event Details:

Our Sixth Form Visit days provide students with an introduction to Aston University, including a campus tour with a current undergraduate Student Ambassador followed by a range of interactive sessions on topics crucial to the decision making process for students considering higher education.

Sessions at our Sixth Form visit days include the UCAS Process, Choosing a course and Univeristy, What to do in Year 12 - preparing for personal statements, and Student Finance.

We encourage groups of less than 80 students to book on to one of the set dates for university visit days. We are happy to consider bespoke visits requests for groups of 80 students or more.

For further information please contact Angela Morris.

Please note that booking is essential and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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

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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