It's not just a degree

Studying within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Aston University isn't just about getting a degree. It's about making friends for life, developing skills, knowledge and connections to help you thrive in a competitive graduate job market, gaining meaningful work experience, and preparing you for whichever journey you choose to take.

Our students achieve some amazing things during their time with us and after they graduate - whether it's setting up their own businesses, landing competitive graduate schemes, or making real differences within their communities. 

Undergraduate stories

Postgraduate stories

Maggie completed her degree in Sociology and International Relations at Aston University and now works for the IBM HR team in New York City.

L'myah talks about her motivations for studying BSc (Hons) Politics and Sociology at Aston University and how this helped prepare her for a successful career after graduating.

Economics and Politics graduate, Victoria, shares her university experience and how she secured her graduate role with Microsoft UK.

Economics and Politics graduate, Navin Mal, discusses his graduate role in the Civil Service.

Aston University graduate, Rachel Appiah, shares her success story of studying Business Management and English Language.

Discover how Emily, Sociology and Social Policy graduate, is making a difference in her role with the Scouts.

BSc (Hons) History and International Relations graduate Bart Stawera, goes from Aston University to working at HMRC as a Tax Specialist. This is his story.

Georgia explains how her studies in International Relations and Social Policy at Aston University aided her in securing a position as a policy analyst in the Ofwat graduate scheme.