Aston University has a graduate employment record that is second to none. Between 1987 and the present day, a higher proportion of our graduates have found employment within 6 months of graduation than those of any other British University. In 2002 The National average for graduates entering employment was 66%, from Aston it was 80%.(Source HESA first destination Survey.)
Just 10 minutes walk from the heart of the City of Birmingham, with all that the Country's second city has to offer. Check out VisitBirmingham.com to see all that the city has to offer.
Confirmation of the high quality teaching provided to students was confirmed in the last round of teaching quality assessments. These are carried out by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
Over 70% of our students are on degree programmes that are rated excellent.
75% of undergraduates choose sandwich or language degree programmes. These include industrial, professional or language placement opportunities, allowing students to utilise their skills in the workplace. The placement opportunities are co-ordinated by the University. This valuable (and often paid) experience makes Aston students even more attractive to potential employers.
With a small single site campus, everyone gets to know everyone really quickly. Most first year's live in campus accommodation, and make the most of the University's social facilities, and the easy walk into the centre of Birmingham.
10% of students are from 65 countries from around the world. The International student population adds to the learning experiences of all students, with an opportunity to learn and interact with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.