Aston University has been named as the University of the Year 2020 by the Guardianm, with the newspaper highlighting Aston's achievment in the areas of diversity and sustainability as it works to erdicate the gap in grades between black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students and their white peers.
Professor Alec Cameron, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, said “Being named ‘University of the Year’ by The Guardian is a fantastic testament to the hard work of all our staff and students here at Aston."
Aston University offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching, world-class facilities and a fantastic student experience. Your student journey will see you become part of a global village within one of the friendliest, most diverse and multicultural campus communities in the UK.
Learn more about why you should consider studying at Aston University below and if you would like to begin your international application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Five Reasons to Choose Aston University
1. High quality degrees
Over 70% students are studying Aston University degrees with teaching quality ratings of 22/24 or higher according to the Quality Assurance Agency, and many courses also enjoy professional accreditation from a wide range of UK, European and Global Institutes, Associations and Societies.
The University is also a Gold rated UK university in the Teaching Excellence Framework which assesses the quality of teaching in universities in England.
2. Graduate outcomes and employability
Aston graduates are among the highest paid in the country, ranked 15th for earnings five years after graduation, with a median salary of £33,200 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2020).
The University is also 31st in UK (Guardian University Guide 2021) and in the global top 250 (QS Graduate Employability World Rankings 2020) for Career prospects.
3. Fantastic business school
Aston Business School offers triple accredited Master’s degrees with the opportunity to spend one year on an industry placement and is currently ranked in the Top 100 in the world for Business and Managements Studies (QS World University Rankings 2020). It was also shortlisted as Business School of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2020!
4. Great location
Aston is located all in one place in the heart of the second largest city in the UK, only 10 minutes away from the main shopping and entertainment areas in the city.
Birmingham is an amazing city to be a student in. It has got one of the youngest populations in Europe and it is currently seeing unprecedented change, as billions of pounds are being invested in the city.
5. Learn another language whilst improving your English
Studying in the UK is a great way to improve your English, but did you know at Aston you can also learn a third language? The Languages for All scheme means you can study a language alongside or as part of your degree, and all of this is free for first year undergraduate students!
Study at Aston
Are you interested in studying at Aston University? Begin your journey by arranging a free consultation with SI-UK London today.