Previous Gifted and Talented Events Hosted by Aston University include:
Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th March 2011 - Interactive Languages Weekend for students of AS/A2 standard in French, German or Spanish. A fantastic opportunity for students to develop their language and communication skills, working on international marketing projects led by academic experts from the School of Languages and Social Sciences and supported by Aston Undergraduate students.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 and Friday 12th November 2010 - Does Transport Need Planning? A transport planning team challenge for gifted & talented students in Year 10 and 11 run in association with Transport for London and the London Transport Musuem.
Thursday 24th June 2010 - Work, Rest and Play with the Microbes, Guest Lecture for students aged 14 to 19. This interactive and inspiring lecture was led by Dr Anthony Hilton and Professor Peter Lambert from Aston University's School of Life and Health Sciences.
Thursday 17th June 2010 - Interactive Languages Day for Year 11 and Year 12 students of French, German or Spanish. This event was led by academic experts from Aston's School of Languages and Social Sciences and provided students with a fantastic opportunity to develop their language and communication skills within a university environment.
March 2009 - Gifted and Talented Parent and Child Conference in association with the West Midlands Gifted and Talented Partnership and NAGC.
Previous Sixth Form Conferences organised in association with Aston University include:
Wednesday 21st July 2010 - English Language Sixth Form Conference - A fantastic opportunity for students to enhance their Sixth Form level studies with stimulating lectures from academics from Aston University's School of Languages and Social Sciences and from Lancaster University. The programme for this Conference is available to download here.
Saturday 10th July 2010 - 'How to get to the Bar' Law Conference - The Conference was aimed at Year 12 students attending a state school or college within the West Midlands region with a genuine interest in a career in the Law.