March news release archive

If you have any questions or require any further information please contact Hannah Brookes on 0121 204 4549 or email pr@aston.ac.uk .

Aspiring entrepreneurs look to Aston Alumni -1st March

Aspiring entrepreneurs recently took advantage of EnterpriseFest 2007, an action-packed day of advice and information hosted by Aston University Careers Service.

Students say the nicest things

Our students love it here at Aston. But don’t take our word for it. Hear what they say about their University experience for yourself. Just press the play button below, or if you prefer to download the audio file first, click the link and save to your PC.

Praise for Aston University’s charity champions - 5th March

Aston students have helped to collect more than four thousand pounds for charities in a flying start to their 2007 fundraising campaigns.

Postgraduate Open Day 2007 - 7th March

Students and graduates who are interested in continuing their studies at Aston University are invited to its Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 14 March from 12.30 – 4.30pm.


European grants put Aston photonics group on a stronger wavelength - 14th March

Three grants totalling more than one million Euros have been awarded to Aston University, to help revolutionise the use of fibre optic cables in engineering, medicine and telecommunications.

Aston scientists join fight against MRSA - 14th March

A team of scientists from the School of Life & Health Sciences at Aston University is involved with an innovative research trial at Selly Oak Hospital which is investigating the use of copper to help prevent the spread of infections including MRSA.

First youth relay for Cancer Research UK is held at Aston University - 19th March

England’s first youth relay for Cancer Research UK was recently held at Aston University, raising an approximate figure of �9,000.

Aston embraces languages - 23rd March

Students from across the UK have visited Aston University to participate in an exciting interactive languages weekend. The unique event, which was organised in association with The National Academy for Gifted Talented Youth (NAGTY), was a great success and attracted enthusiastic students from years 12 and 13, and particularly gifted linguists in year 11.

27th March 2007 Degree Ceremonies - live webcasts

Aston Media will be filming the postgraduate degree ceremonies as they happen live on 27th March at 11.00am and 2.00pm, and will be producing a broadcast quality DVD which can be purchased and kept as a memento.

Aston students encourage future entrepreneurs - 28th March

Students from the Free Enterprise Society at Aston University are teaching business skills to youngsters as part of two projects in Birmingham.

World's first 'smart' robotic micro-drill used in surgical operation - 28th March

The world's first truly robotic micro-drill has been used in a surgical operation in Birmingham, UK.

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