At Aston, our campus facilities and support services make available everything you need for academic success and a social life that is lively and varied whilst providing welfare support when needed. Our Student Services team is at hand to support you and provide a professional and private counselling service should you need to discuss any problems and anxieties that may arise during your time at the University. Offering practical support, our team is trained to give you the most up-to-date advice and information – whatever is right for you.
An extensive range of support is available for people with the Disability Team and with an ever increasing population of students from overseas, our international students’ adviser will ensure your stay at Aston University is successful.
Our Health Centre, located in Boots The Chemist in the city centre High Street is open five days a week, and offers several specialist clinics. During the day, a drop-in centre is open on campus in the Main Building and there is also an Opticians and Dental Surgery on campus, located in the Vision Sciences Building.
The Hub is a drop-in point and resource centre with free internet access, interview rooms and Advice Pods. The Hub brings a number of key University services for students together in a single space for ease of student use and can deal with most non-academic issues. The Hub services are confidential with high levels of staff skills, experience and knowledge available.
The International Student Support Unit
For International and EU students, The Hub provides the International Student Support Unit with three staff including two International/EU Student Advisors and an Events Coordinator. The International team are able to provide a high quality and efficient visa and immigration service as well as dealing with all welfare and pastoral issues, from integrating with UK culture to homesickness and the practical issues or challenges we all face from time to time. The team is well experienced, professional and approachable and if they are unable to help directly, they will always refer students to where they can access the assistance they need.