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Accommodation and leisure facilities

Get involved with a range of social activities in the Students' Guild
Get involved with a range of social activities in the Students' Guild

You asked "What about other aspects of student life at Aston?"

  • 1,300 new en-suite student bedrooms opened in 2010 as part of the campus residences development. The £215 million scheme is designed to offer current as well as new students more options for living on campus, including final year students. The 2010 development included a new 3G floodlit campus sports pitch, and Martin Luther King Multi Faith Chaplaincy Centre. 1,000 more campus rooms will open in 2013.

  • The financing deal for the scheme has also allowed additional investments in other facilities including the Library refurbishment and major £5m project to restore Woodcock Sports Centre, which re-opened in 2011.

  • Since 2006 new sports facilities have included an extension to the campus fitness suite and a new all-weather pitch at the refurbished Aston University Recreation Centre.

  • In 2009 Aston Students' Guild was refurbished with new social and public areas, offices, meeting areas and prayer facilities 

  • According to Guild Student Activities, a record number of students attended the 2011 Freshers' Fair and joined clubs and societies. It's not too late to get involved.

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