Founded in 1895 and a university since 1966, Aston is an old university with a proven history of academic excellence in both teaching and research. Over 11,000 students from more than 120 different countries now study at Aston University. With industry-standard course facilities and professional work placements integrated into the vast majority of our degree programmes, we were awarded TEF Gold (Teaching Excellence Framework) in 2017 and the Guardian University Guide 2020 has ranked us 1st for value added, as well as University of the year 2020. We are also recognised as a leading university for graduate employment success. We have five academic schools;
Aston Business and Law School
Aston Medical School
Engineering and Applied Sciences
Language and Social Sciences
Life and Health Sciences
Aston is based in the centre of Birmingham, one of Europe’s liveliest and most welcoming cities and home to over 65,000 students. The 40 acre Aston campus houses all the University's academic, social and accommodation facilities for our students.