Aston University

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Founded in 1895 and a university since 1966, Aston is an established, research-led university with a proven history of academic excellence in both teaching and research.

Aston is consistently one of the UK's top universities for graduate employment.

Over the last 15 years, a higher proportion of our graduates have found employment within 6 months of graduation than those of any other UK University, with many major companies targeting our graduates. Our research reputation is outstanding with most of our subject areas achieving a world class Grade 5 rating. Our teaching is also proven to be of excellent quality with Aston achieving a Gold rating in the TEF.


Aston University's location is unique. Our green, compact campus right in the centre of Birmingham gives our students the best of both worlds - all the facilities of a small town within one of Europe's liveliest cities. With around 9,500 students, Aston is known for its friendly, close-knit campus atmosphere, creating the perfect environment for academic success and a fantastic social life.

There are many opportunities for undergraduate study at Aston in one of our three Colleges -

  • College of Business and Social Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • College of Life and Health Sciences

You can study for both research and taught programmes and we also offer distance learning packages.

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KS4 Campus Experience Day
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
English and Sociology Taster Day
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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Accounting, Finance and Economics Taster Day
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Humanities Taster Day
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
KS3 Campus Experience Day
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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