There's no better way to prepare for work than to experience it first-hand. In a competitive jobs market, extra work experience can really help you stand out from the crowd. More and more employers expect students to have substantial working experience and that is why a key part of our degrees is the optional placement year that we offer our students.
Read more about some of our amazing student placement experiences and why they would always recommend doing a placement.
Walid Hakem and Valerie Achebe
Aston Law School graduates who gained a Scholarship Programme at Thursfields Solicitors.
Inspired by a module in her LLM, Amaka Oriji decided to stay at Aston University to focus her PhD research.