The Aston Postgraduate Research Society (APRS) was founded in 2010 with the aim of encouraging collaboration between Schools and research groups which in turn could lead to further research, but more importantly, improve social and academic experiences of research students across the University.
Meet the Committee
Click here to meet the APRS committee team.
If you would like to represent your School on the committee, please contact your School rep. Details and procedures regarding the APRS can be found in this handbook.
Becoming a Member
All new postgraduate students automatically become a member once they have enrolled. You will receive regular emails from your School society reps regarding events & other updates. To keep up-to-date with the latest APRS news, you can join us on our social media networks, which are shown on the right. If you wish to contact the Society Committee with any enquires, please email your School rep.
Regular events have been held since the Society was set up which include pub quizzes, TEDtalks and welcome events. There are plans to organise an international food fair, a poster event, and a summer ball in 2014/15. Details of upcoming events can be found in our events calendar.
Find out more about 3MT® (the Three Minute Thesis).
There are also sub-societies linked to the APRS which are exclusive to each School; click on the following links to find out more:
ABS | EAS | LSS | LHS