Our students and graduates 

Our students get up to amazing things during their time with us and once they graduate. From setting up their own businesses to gaining competitive graduate schemes, a degree from Aston University prepares you for your unique career journey. One of the key parts of our degrees is the integrated placement year, our graduates and students below talk about their placement experiences at Jaguar Land Rover, Renault UK and an international placement in Vietnam, and how these have positively impacted their careers.  

Read and watch the stories of our graduates' and students' career journeys below and see where a degree from Aston University could take you.


​​​​​Discover Aston alumni and Co-Founder and Managing Director of Holy Moly Dips, Gaz Booth, and how his degree at Aston University help him navigate the corporate and entrepreneurial world.

Hear from MSc Strategic Marketing Management graduate, Pakhi Sharma on why she decided to study at Aston University, what she learnt and how it helped her to find a graduate position.


From Microsoft to SEGA, Aston Alumni Alex Sloane describes how his degree from Aston Business school kick-started his career.

BSc International Business and Management graduate, Chukwudi Ononye takes you through his experience studying at Aston and how his time here helped him start his own business Chefiesta. 


Watch BSc Economics and Management graduate, Delicious Orie. As he marched towards attaining a First Class Honours, the GB boxing squad came knocking. If all goes to plan, he’ll be representing GB in the Commonwealth Games.

Hear from Aston alumni, Alex Gostling, and how his degree from Aston Business School gave him an overarching understanding of business by gaining skills in sales, marketing and supply chain management. Find out why these skills have been vital in his job role at global skincare.


Aston LLB Law graduate, Rodwell Ndengeya takes you through his experience studying at Aston and how it helped him find a career as a solicitor in the city. 

Recent BSc (Hons) Business Management and English Language graduate, Rachel Appiah, shares her Aston University experience and journey to her role as Stakeholder and Community Engagement Manager at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.