Situated in the centre of Birmingham, Aston University was founded in 1895 and was one of the first universities to offer work placements during degree courses. It has a league table ranking of 32.

The University has five main schools with over 10,000 students studying a wide range of courses, including biology, finance, marketing, mathematics and psychology.

The five schools are;

  • Aston Business School
  • Aston Medical School
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • School of Languages and Social Sciences
  • School of Life and Health Sciences

Aston University has a student’s union boasting shops, three bars, a hair salon and bookshop. There are over 100 clubs and societies and more than 80% of students are involved in student events.

Aston University is passionate about sports and has an on campus sports centre with a 25m swimming pool, squash courts, two all-weather pitches, dance studios and fitness studio. Away from campus, there is a 45 acre sports facility with bar and catering services. Furthermore, the Athletic Union runs over 35 sports clubs.

First year undergraduates are guaranteed accommodation within a range of halls of residences. Prices are normally between £119 per week for self-catered accommodation and £161 per week for catered housing and en-suite rooms are available for those that require them.

Times Good University Guide 2021 Ranking 43/131
Guardian 2021 Ranking 30/121
Address Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET View on Map
Contact Telephone +44 (0)121 204 4200

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