Congratulations on your offer!
Congratulations on your offer to study at Aston's College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. This page will be your offer holder information hub which you can return to whenever you need. You will find lots of information on this page about Aston and advice from our teams to help you on your journey to University. We are very proud to be ranked 22nd in the UK in the Guardian University Guide, 2023. Our Students’ Union has been 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.
Your offer holder day
Join us on campus to meet our lecturers, discover what it is like to be a student here and find out about student life in Birmingham from the people who know it best: our staff and our students. During this event, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about admissions, accommodation, our placement year and job prospects as well as have a taster lecture and a campus tour.
Our Offer Holder Days are taking place on:
- Saturday 9 March (for all offer holders)
- Wednesday 20 March (Computer Science and Cybersecurity offer holders only)
- Wednesday 17 April (for all offer holders)
Here's what to expect from your day:
- Welcome Talk - An insight to the benefits of studying at Aston University. You will also hear about our Placement Year and find out more about the different options you have.
- My Aston Experience - Interactive session where you can hear from current students about life at Aston. This will include an informal Q&A session with a panel of students ranging from first to final year.
- Q&A Session - This will be a great chance for you to discuss your course in more depth and ask any questions you may have.
- Taster Lecture - The taster lectures have been designed to give you an outlook of what it would be like to study at Aston University by attending a lecture.
- Optional Campus and Accommodation Tour
Here's just a few reasons why you should choose Aston University to kick-start your career:
Video Tours of Engineering and Physical Science Facilities
Interested in what the facilities look like for some of our courses? Take a look at our videos below for tours of our state-of-the-art specialist labs and equipment.
Explore the several labs and spaces we have for Biomedical Engineering, including: an Immersive Rendering Lab, which is used for teaching software engineering and medical imaging systems; The ALIVE Lab, which is used to teach biomechanics; and The Maker Space, which includes equipment such as 3D Printers.
Take a look at the teaching spaces we have for our Mechanical Engineering courses, including workshops where areas such as hydraulics and high powered jets are covered in a safe environment.
Find out more about our computer science courses and discover the facilities available including computer Science Labs with 3D Modelling capabilities, a high fidelity driving simulator, and virtual reality headsets.
Discover the electronic engineering labs at Aston, with soldering, laser cutting and testing equipment, while you find out more about our electronics courses.
Find out more about the facilities available to you for our BSc Cybersecurity course, including our computer labs with high spec PCs, and an isolated network and infrastructure to give you vital experience on testing your cybersecurity capabilities through 'ethical hacking'.
Head of Design Dr Tim Whitehead gives a tour of some of the key facilities that our Design students use, including The Metal Shop, 3D Printing Studio, Model Shop, CDIO Workshop and Woodwork Shop.
From lecture theatres to specialist computer laboratories, as a Mathematics student you will have access to a wide range of facilities to support you in your journey. Hear from Mathematician Thomas about what other support is available to you, including our Learning Development Centre.
Engineering Systems and Supply Chain Management
You will have access to a variety of facilities all based on campus, this includes our lecture theatres, seminar rooms and more than 50 computer labs many of which are accessible 24/7. Take a tour with Ola to find out more.
Campus Tour, Students' Union and student life
Campus Tour, Students' Union and student life
If you haven't had a chance to visit us in person, our students are delighted to show you around!
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