A statement of partnership between the University, our students and our Students’ Union. This Charter is for all students of Aston University, irrespective of level, taught or research, mode, or location of study.

Our mission is to be the UK’s leading university for students aspiring to succeed in business and the professions, where original research, enterprise and inspiring teaching deliver local and global impact.

Our outstanding graduate employability; commitment to sustainability and global citizenship; international and multi-cultural student body; compact city-centre campus; warmth and friendliness, make Aston a unique and very special place to study.


This Student Charter, developed by the University and the Students’ Union, spells out our commitment to your education and experience at Aston and our expectations of you, both as a student and as a member of the Aston University community. We aim to help you become an outstanding professional and a responsible global citizen. The University and the Students’ Union will work in partnership with you so that you can benefit from the highest quality educational experience.

We are looking forward to working with you towards a successful and rewarding time at Aston.

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Please note:

The Student Charter is a summary of the aspirations and expectations of the University and its students. It is not intended to be a legally-binding document and it does not set out to define or limit the legal obligations and/or rights of the University, its students or the Students’ Union. Full details of these are set out in other documents including all regulations, policies, programme regulations, codes of practice, student handbooks and procedures issued by the University as well as the University’s Royal Charter and Statutes. Rights and obligations regarding the Students' Union are set out in the Articles of Governance of Aston Students' Union. The Student Charter is reviewed annually for the forthcoming academic year. 

For more information see 'Supporting you' and 'Quick links' at www.aston.ac.uk/current-students/ or contact either the Students' Union President or Student Services.