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Aston is a friendly and diverse learning environment, home to a close-knit international campus community.

We have 2,500 international students from over 120 countries studying a wide range of subjects in our safe and friendly city centre campus.

Botswana community on campus & in Birmingham

Research showcase event

There is a very active international  community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to students from Botswana.

There are also a number of societies which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Find out more about societies at Aston

Birmingham is a multi-cultural city and there is a strong South African community. You'll find South African restaurants, music and more in the city.

Meet us in Botswana

Staff from the International Office visit Botswana several times per year to take part in exhibitions and to meet with students through our official representative offices.

Upcoming visits

Forthcoming dates and locactions can be found here.

Aston is able to guarantee you University accommodation for the duration of your studies, providing you apply by the deadline each year.

Aston Ambassadors

Aston University Alumni Ambassadors provide help and advice to students all over the world who are considering studying at Aston. They also offer help and a friendly face to any Aston alumni who may be re-locating.

Feel free to email our Ambassadors if you have any questions about:

  • Aston University
  • Living in the UK/Birmingham
  • Living or working in their specific country

In order to find out how to contact one of our Ambassadors, please visit: http://www.astonalumni.org/alumni

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Staff Profile

Thomas Austin
International Officer
Thomas can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process.
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At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Botswana students include: Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Accounting for Management

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with students from Botswana include: Business & Management (MSc), Accounting & Finance (MSc), and MBA Master of Business Administration.

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have Botswana students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Computer Science Research Group (CSSG).  

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.


There are a number of Aston University scholarships available for international students. You can also have a look to the list of external funding providers.


See our full list of our course fees.


You can apply for Year 1 of an undergraduare degree after 2 years of study at the University of Botswana. 

Postgraduate - Masters

Students who have completed a 4 year Bachelor’s degree at the University of Botswana should be considered for entry onto our Masters degrees. 

If you are applying for finance, engineering or science based subjects, you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.

There are a number of conversion courses in the Business School which will accept students from any subject background.  

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a 4 year degree from University of Botswana and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.

Postgraduate - Research 

Each of Aston's Schools of Study has a number of research groups with the potential to host PhD students. Research specialisms include finance, economics, marketing, organisational psychology, bioenergy, knowledge engineering, photonics, languages, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, health sciences and more. 

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages

A list of our Overseas Agents & Representatives for Aston University can be found >>Here

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