Aston University

www1.aston.ac.uk/

About Aston University

Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce

Over the last 20 years we have consistently been ranked as a top university for graduate employability (80 in the World and 12th in the UK according QS Graduate Employability Rankings). 
Our research has a direct impact to society and 78% of it is rated world leading internationally excellent (REF 2014).

We were recently ranked the 33rd Most International University in the world and 10th in the UK (THE Most International Universities’ table), as well as 11th in UK for Student Experience (2016 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide). 

Our mission is to deliver and maintain a sustainable campus that enhances the student experience.

We will continue to provide high quality accommodation and space that is accessible, efficient, flexible and responds to the needs of all our users.

Overall student satisfaction levels are 90% (2015 National Student Survey).

Over 70% of our students are on degrees with teaching quality ratings of 22/24 or higher according to the Quality Assurance Agency. Many of our degrees enjoy professional accreditation from a wide range of UK, European and Global Institutes, Associations and Societies.

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

34/12329/121

The Guardian

51/12129/119

The Complete University Guide

49/12930/127

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    • City Centre
    • University

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET

    Telephone: 0121 204 3000
    Email: ugenquiries@aston.ac.uk
    Website: www1.aston.ac.uk/

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    2,445

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    10,050

    Total Non-UK Students:

    2,365

    Total Part Time Students:

    2,020

    Total Full Time Students:

    10,470

    Total Student Population:

    12,495

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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