Visits to your School or College

Post-16 visits
Title of TalkYear GroupBrief DescriptionDurationEditDelete
Arriving and survivingYear 13A student ambassador can talk your students through what they can expect during their first few weeks at university. They will look at how students can prepare themselves for university life, how they can get the most out of Freshers' week and the university experience. 30 minutesEdit
Choosing the right course and universityYear 12Going to university is a big commitment and it is important that students take the time to make an informed decision. This can be delivered as a talk or a workshop and it will equip students with different research methods to encourage them to start their decision making process.30-40 minutesEdit
How to write an effective personal statementYears 12 and 13The personal statement is one of the most important parts of the UCAS application form and for students it can be the most challenging. We'll provide ideas on how to structure the personal statement, interactive activities and lots of hints and tips on how students can make their applications stand out from the crowd. 30-40 minutesEdit
Introduction to student finance and budgetingYears 12 and 13This can be a complex topic for students and their families. In this session we clearly outline the key facts and figures, as well as the support that is available to students so that finance is not a barrier to anyone wanting to access higher education. We can also incorporate interactive budgeting activities, to help students prepare themselves for managing their own finances.45-60 minutesEdit
Making the most out of HE and UCAS fairsYear 12There is more to these events than the freebies. We aim to help students prepare themselves before, have a plan of action during and then equip them to follow up after the event. Ensuring they really do make the most out of the opportunity.30 minutesEdit
Student lifeYears 11 - 13University is three or four years of fantastic opportunities. We aim to get a Student Ambassador to deliver this session to give your students an insight on what to expect.30-40 minutesEdit
The benefits of higher educationYear 12What are the benefits of going to university? This session outlines the opportunities available to students if they continue in higher education and it gives them an insight in the world of graduate recruitment.30-40 minutesEdit
The UCAS application processYears 12 and 13Key dates, deadlines and UCAS processes. This session details everything your students need to know about applying to university through UCAS.30 minutesEdit

Our programme of Information, Advice and Guidance talks and workshops can be delivered at your institution or at Aston University as a stand-alone talk or as part of a visit day. We are also happy to support your parents’ evenings and our talks can be tailored to the audience. 

Dates and timings can be adapted to meet you individual requirements. 

To book your session(s) please email sro@aston.ac.uk.