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.

Hear from some of our alumni

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.

Lana graduated from Aston University with a masters degree in translation. Discover what made her choose Aston University and how her degree has helped in her journey to becoming a translation project manager.

BSc (Hons) Sociology alumna, Imogen Padget, shares her experience of studying at Aston University. She talks about her placement year at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and her journey after graduating.

Hear from BSc (Hons) Politics and International Relations alumnus, Horatio Georgestone. He is now a senior policy advisor at Her Majesty's Treasury and founder of social enterprise YDWC.