Aston University’s post-16 programme provides sixth form and college students, as well as offering fantastic opportunities for students to discover more about studying a particular subject at university.

Subject-specific activities

College of Business and Social Sciences

Aston Business School, Aston Law School and School of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Virtual Business and Management Talk - Business in the Future

Monday 24th June, 14:00-14:45

In this session, we explore the captivating landscape of future business. We delve into the challenges and opportunities that await companies and organisations. As technological advancements and societal shifts shape the business world, it is crucial for future graduates to proactively prepare for the demands ahead.

Students in Year 12/13 are welcome to join us online for this session as we discuss the Business and Management course at Aston University, why you should study a degree in Business and Management, and learn about Business in the future.

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College of Engineering and Physical Science

Schools of Informatics & Digital Engineering, Infrastructure & Sustainable Engineering and Engineering & Technology. 

We currently don't have any events planned for our College of Engineering and Physical Sciences this term. Please check back soon!

You can also visit us and find out about the Engineering and Physical Science courses we have Aston University on one of our Open Days. Find out more about these here.

College of Health and Life Sciences

Aston Medical School, Aston Pharmacy School, and the Schools of Biosciences, Optometry, and Psychology. 

We currently don't have any events planned for our College of Health and Life Sciences this term. Please check back soon!

You can also visit us and find out about the Health and Life Science courses we have Aston University on one of our Open Days. Find out more about these here.

Pathways to the Professions

Our innovative Pathways to the Professions programmes have been designed to expand knowledge, develop skills, and give an insight into what university life is really like for those students with ambitions to study Medicine, Healthcare or Engineering and Technology (STEM) subjects for university.

You can find out more information about the programme here.

Other Activities

Year 12 Student Conference

Year 12 Student Conference

Thursday 27th June, 10:00-14:00

Get your Year 12/13 students ready for university with Aston’s inaugural Student Conference. Students will attend a range of talk and workshops, including topics such as applying to University, Careers and Placements, Mental Health and Wellbeing, and Choosing their University and Course. They will also have the chance to grill our Admissions team and interact with current University students as they take a tour of our campus.

Lunch will be provided at this exciting event designed to give students a head start in planning for their future in Higher Education.

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Visit Us On Campus

KS5 Campus Experience Days

Bring your students for a day on campus and choose from a menu of activities to suit you and your students. You can choose from the following activities:

  • Choosing Courses and Universities
  • UCAS and Personal Statements
  • Employability Skills
  • Careers in Healthcare/Business/Engineering
  • Student Life
  • Student Finance
  • Ambassador led subject taster (topics include Business, Chemistry, Engineering, Politics, Economics, International Relations, Psychology)

All activities are delivered in a fun, interactive way. Students will also enjoy a campus tour with our Student Ambassadors to gain an insight into what studying at university is really like.

We currently don't have any dates for our KS5 Campus Experience Days. If you would like to discuss bringing your students on to campus, please do get in touch.

Talks in your School/College

We deliver a variety of information, advice, and guidance talks and workshops in your school or college. To request these, please email the Student Recruitment and Outreach team.

Introduction to HE: Choosing Courses and Universities

This talk looks at the reasons why students choose to go to university as well as what students can expect from student life, such as student finance, accommodation, and clubs and societies. It will also give students information about how to go about choosing a course and university to suit them

UCAS and Personal Statements

This talk is designed to help students as they begin their application to university. This presentation will go through key information and dates for UCAS applications. It will also cover what admissions tutors are looking for in a personal statement, giving hints and tips to create a successful application.

Student Finance

The Financing University talk is an in-depth look at the Student Finance system. Designed to dispel myths about how student loans work in practice and give students an opportunity to start thinking about living on a budget.

Becoming an Employable Graduate

This talk focuses on the skills and experience needed by graduates to help them get the career they want after university. It will look at how students can start building up those skills now and how a placement year at university can help boost their employability.

Wellbeing at university

What support is available at the university? Where do students go if they need help and advice? This workshop looks at all the support available to students when they attend university. It’s full of helpful hints and tips so students feel comfortable and confident before starting this new chapter.

Life as a University Student

The Life as a University Student talk aims to give top tips and guidance to students who are looking to go to university. Delivered by our student ambassadors, this talk will give your students more of an insight into what going to University is really like.

Applying to Medicine - MMIs

Applying to study Medicine at university can be a daunting process. This talk focuses on the Multi-Mini Interviews many universities ask their Medicine applicants to take part in and how you can best prepare for these types of interviews.

Open Days

You can get a feel for university life at Aston by attending one of our open days. You will hear from academics and students, and find out more about courses and facilities available.

Find out more about open days


Chat online to students and our team

Whether you are a student, teacher, parent, or adviser, if you have a question regarding SRO activities or what it's like going to university (courses, finance, student life, etc) then you can chat to either an Aston University student or a member of the SRO team. 

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