Applying to Aston
Our reputation for excellent teaching and student success draws together a vibrant international community from 120 countries.
Aston University is one of the leading career-focused universities in the UK, dedicated to providing real-world experience to all of our students.
Located in the centre of Birmingham, the UK's second-largest city, Aston is a welcoming home for career-minded students, and its graduates are amongst the highest-paid five years after graduation (LEO, 2021), So, if you’re looking to gain skills that make employers notice you, build industry contacts and connections, achieve chartered status, or even launch a business, it’s time to get excited about your future.
We offer extensive support for our international students, including help with gaining work experience, free English language support, and a range of scholarships that help talented students to achieve their full potential as they experience the UK’s second city.
22nd in the UK
Aston University is ranked 22nd in the UK in the Guardian University Guide, 2023.
Outstanding earnings after graduation
Graduates of Aston University are among the highest paid in the country five years after graduating, according to new data released by the Department for Education.
The 2022 Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data shows that employed Aston University graduates have the 16th largest median salary overall five years after graduation at £33,400.
Aston is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for Career Prospects (WhatUni Rankings, 2023)
Top 10 Students’ Union
Aston Students’ Union was rated 8th in the UK in the 2022 What Uni League Table, which is based on votes from more than 30,000 students across the country.
Key accolades over the past few years include:
Read more about Aston University's successes, impacts and achievements here.
We're investing over £2 million in scholarships for international students to help you achieve your career ambitions here at Aston University.
Interested in applying? Here's your step-by-step guides to applying to Aston University:
Undergraduate application guide
Read our guide to applying to Aston University (for parents and supporters of international students)