Aston is ranked 2nd in the UK for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist, based on Longitudinal Education Outcomes dataset 2017)
Our Overall Satisfaction in the National Student Survey, ranked amongst the top 25 Universities in the UK at 89%.
We are also ranked 20th in the UK for outstanding student experience in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018
Currently over 80% of Aston graduates find a graduate level job or further study within six months of graduation, compared to a national average of less than 70%, placing Aston inside the top 25 institutions in the UK (2017 Complete University Guide).
Aston has been awarded GOLD by the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), the highest possible award. The TEF Panel found that students from all backgrounds achieve ‘consistently outstanding outcomes’ at Aston, with very high proportions of students going into highly skilled employment or further study.
Aston has been ranked 23rd in the UK and top 200 in the world (QS Graduate Employability World Rankings 2018)
Through the Aston placement year, students gain valuable experience to take into the workplace. Each year, Aston's Careers + Placements team arrange over 200 visits from employers on campus.
If you want to start your own business, Aston is a great place to be. BSEEN can help you kick-start your business idea. You can now also do an 'enterprising placement year', where you start your own business.
You will be based right in the heart of Birmingham, an absolutely amazing city to be a student in. It is the UK's fastest improving city and has hundreds of local independent businesses.
Aston offers UK leading degree apprenticeships and work-based study. A degree apprenticeship is a new way to get the experience you need. Put simply, you work and study over the course of your degree in your chosen field. Your employer and the government pay your fees.
Under the Languages for All scheme, you can study a language alongside or as part of their degree. First year undergraduate students can study a language for free.