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.
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). See below for a list of amenities near our campus.