Our mission is to be the UK’s leading university for business and the professions, where original research, enterprise, and inspiring teaching deliver global impact.
We are building an international reputation as the source of the people and the ideas that will shape the businesses and communities of tomorrow. Our outstanding graduate employability; commitment to sustainability and global citizenship; international and multi-cultural student body; compact city-centre campus; warmth and friendliness, make Aston a unique and very special place to study.
This Student Charter, developed by the University and the Students' Union, spells out our commitment to your education and experience at Aston and our expectations of you both as a University student and a member of the Aston community.
We aim to help you become an outstanding professional and a responsible global citizen. The University and the Students' Union will work in partnership with you so that you enjoy the highest quality educational experience.
We hope you will work with us to be successful and enjoy your time at Aston.
Professor Dame Julia King, Vice-Chancellor
Ben Diffey, Students' Union President 2014/2015
Download a PDF version of the Student Charter for undergraduate and post-graduate taught students
The Student Charter is a summary of the aspirations and expectations of the University and its students. It is not intended to be a legally-binding document and it does not set out to define or limit the legal obligations and/or rights of the University, its students or the Students’ Union. Full details of these are set out in other documents including all regulations, policies, programme regulations, codes of practice, student handbooks and procedures issued by the University as well as the University’s Royal Charter and Statutes. Rights and obligations regarding the Students' Union are set out in the Articles of Governance of Aston Students' Union.
For more information see 'Supporting you' and 'Quick links' at www.aston.ac.uk/current-students/ or contact either the Students' Union President or Student Services
Annual Review: The Student Charter is reviewed annually for the forthcoming academic year. Last reviewed in May 2014 by a group led by Neil Bushell, Students' Union President in 2013/2014 (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jill Wilson, Director in Student Services (email@example.com)