Our programme of activities for Years 7-11 gets students thinking about going to university, choosing GCSEs that will help their future, and working on skills for education and employment. In short, we are getting them to think big, raise their aspirations and focus on their future.

Campus Experience Days

KS3

KS3 Campus Experience Days, 10:00-14:00

A wonderful opportunity for KS3 students to visit our campus and learn more about the university. During this event, students will go on a tour of our campus and facilities, speak to our current Aston students and take part in fun, hands-on activities to discover what the university has to offer.

This event meets Gatsby benchmark 7.

Upcoming dates:

Wednesday 23rd November - Book Online

Wednesday 7th December - Book Online

Wednesday 8th February 2023 - Book Online

KS4

KS4 Campus Experience Days, 10:00-14:00

A wonderful opportunity for KS4 students to visit our campus and learn more about the university. During this event, students will go on a tour of our campus and facilities, speak to our current Aston students and take part in fun, hands-on activities to discover what the university has to offer.

This event meets Gatsby benchmark 7.

Upcoming dates:

Wednesday 16th November - Book Online

Tuesday 14th March - Book Online

Keith Bradshaw Introduction to Healthcare programme

The Keith Bradshaw Introduction to Healthcare programme is designed to increase student's awareness of the various careers within the healthcare sector. Working with students in Years 8, 9, and 10 from schools within the West Midlands, the programme aims to educate young people about opportunities within the healthcare and the importance of achieving the right GCSE grades in order to pursue them.

To find out more about this programme please visit their webpages.

Aston impact days

No events are currently planned.

General advice, guidance, and information

General advice

We deliver various talks and workshops to students at your school. To enquire about our availability, or if you would like a bespoke presentation, please email the Student Recruitment and Outreach team.

Introduction to university for Years 7-9

This interactive talk gives a detailed introduction to higher education including the range of courses on offer, the different types of universities, university life, and the benefits of going to university.

GCSEs and beyond for Years 7-9

This talk covers the importance of GCSEs as well as top tips to help students choose the right GCSEs for their future.

Future pathways for Year 9-11

Our interactive workshop gives students an opportunity to explore the range of fascinating courses on offer at university, their entry requirements, and the careers they could go onto in the future. This talk also covers alternatives to university such as apprenticeships.

If you require further support for your learners from the SRO team, please email us with your requirements and we will try to help.

Book onto an event

You can book onto of the events above via the link in the descriptions. View our events. If you cannot find the event you would like to book, or you have a bespoke request, please email the Student Recruitment and Outreach team.

If you would like a copy of our code of conduct, risk assessment, or safeguarding policy, please email the Student Recruitment and Outreach team.
 

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Telephone

0121 204 4771

Email

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