Annual Events:

Higher Education Advice Evening
8th October 2014

This event is aimed at the parents of sixth form students to give them up-to-date knowledge and guidance and ensure that they have accurate information when advising their son/daughter through the application to University process.

Topics covered include:

·   The benefits of Higher Education  and employment opportunities after graduation;
·   How to choose what to study; 
·   How your son/daughter applies to University and making the most of their application; 
·   Student Finance at University/College: what support is available, funding, budgeting etc

An outline of the programme for the evening can be found below.

A brief programme is outlined below:

4.30 – 5.15pm             Optional Session – Tour of the Aston University Campus

5.00 – 5.40pm             Registration & welcome drinks (opportunity to meet admissions staff)

5.45pm                       Welcome & Introduction
·   The benefits of HE - Employment opportunities after graduation;
·   Choosing a course;
·   How your son/daughter applies to University – making the most of their application;
·   Student Finance at University/College – what support is available, funding, budgeting etc

7.30 – 8.00pm              Refreshments and a opportunity to speak to Aston University staff and students.

Although this event is intended for parents/guardians, students are more than welcome to attend. However due to the popularity of the event booking is limited to 3 places per booking and will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

Bookings for this event have now closed. If you have any queries regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact Steven Joesbury on: (0121) 204 4881 or via email at aimhigher@aston.ac.uk

Members of Aston University Schools and Colleges Liaison staff also attend parents evenings to speak on HE related issues such as UCAS, Finance, Why go to University etc.

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