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Human Resources

Aston University - Human Resources

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Latest Updates

  • Financial Wellbeing Week 19 - 23 November 2018

Aston University is hosting a variety of financial providers who can offer information, advice and guidance on how they can help people manage their finances now, and for the future. Please contact orgdev@aston.ac.uk for any further information or help in registering for any presentations

  • My Development Conversation - New Approach to Performance Reviews

    The new approach to performance reviews has been confirmed, and you can read about this on our dedicated page. The Aston Staff Portal can be used to support this from 15 October 2018.

  • One-to-one training on using Aston Staff Portal

    If you have checked the guidance but are still having difficulties using the Aston Staff Portal, one-to-one training is available on request. Just email us at hrsystems@aston.ac.uk

  • Universities Superannuation Scheme - Pension Changes

  Visit our web page for more information on the changes to the USS pension scheme. 

  • New on the Spot Voucher Scheme Launched

 Visit the Benefits section of the Payroll, Pensions and Benefits landing page for more information.


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Find out more

The dedication, talent and drive of Aston's people underpin Aston's current and future success. Find out more about Aston's HR team below.

Our objective is to provide the support the University needs to deliver a consistently high level of performance.

As part of the Chief of Operations & Estates Division, HR provides: 

  • Professional and advisory support to Schools and Departments 
  • Payroll services 
  • Recruitment services
  • Organisational Development 

Human Resources Structure

HR Strategy

The HR Office can be found on the 7th floor of the Main Building in room MB716.  Opening times:  09:00 - 16:00 Monday - Friday. 

From the lower foyer, take the red sky lift to the 7th floor main building, or the blue sky lift to the 10th floor south wing. From the upper foyer, take the D lift. 

View our Contacts Page for details of all staff within HR. 

Not sure who to contact?  

Call the HR Helpdesk on 0121 204 4500. 


Email HR_helpdesk@aston.ac.uk to receive a response within two working days.