Aston University

United Kingdom

About Aston

Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a research-intensive university known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce.

Ranked 27 out of 124 UK universities by the Complete University Guide 2014 and 30 out of 119 universities by the Guardian University Guide 2014, Aston University has cemented its place among Britain’s elite higher education institutions. A leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years, Aston University has consistently outdone eminent institutions such as Oxford University in this area.

Subject strengths: Business and Management, subjects allied to Medicine, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Psychology, Biological Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages.

Campuses

Aston University is located in the centre of the vibrant city of Birmingham on a self-contained green campus with all academic, accommodation and social facilities located on-site.

Students have easy access to excellent nightlife, culture, sport, shopping and work - the campus is a five-minute walk from the main shopping and social areas of the city and a fifteen-minute walk from Birmingham New Street station (a national rail hub). Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1966
Student
Population
15000
Staff
Population
681
Male to Female
Ratio
52 : 48
International
Students
32%
Foundation
Colleges
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Business Studies
ARWU, Business Administration
8th
Accounting & Finance
ARWU, Finance
14th
Chemical Engineering
ARWU, Chemical Engineering
19th
Linguistics
CUG, Linguistics
21st
Scholarships
Aston Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships (Undergraduate)
Up to £5000 for tuition
10 available
Aston Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships (Postgraduate)
Up to £10000 for tuition
10 available
Aston Global Ambassador Scholarship
Up to £5000 for tuition
21 - 50 available
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
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Hotline
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Notable alumni

Tony Hayward ex-CEO, British Petroleum (BP)
Tony started his career as a rig geologist in the North Sea with BP in 1982, and became BP's CEO after 25 years of service. Tony studied Geology at Aston University, graduating with a First-Class honours degree in 1978.

Dr Ravi Kant Vice-Chairman, Tata Motors
Ravi completed an MSc in Industrial Metallurgy Management Techniques at Aston University in 1970.Today Ravi is the Vice-Chairman of Tata Motors Ltd., South Asia’s largest automobile manufacturing company, and part of the TATA Group, India’s largest multinational conglomerate.
Student life
Media
Why I Chose Aston - Nick Holzherr

"Having already launched two successful business ventures Co-Go Coffee and Qrky, Nick is currently looking for investment in Foodient - a web tool that will change the way recipes are conceived and ingredients purchased"

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