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Aston University, Birmingham

Birmingham | West Midlands England

City Campus

Ucas code: A80

At Aston we are dedicated to developing people and ideas that will shape the businesses and communities of tomorrow. Aston is ranked as the top UK University outside London for graduate employability, and is in the top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires. The Aston Student Village is transforming accommodation and the redeveloped Woodcock Sports Centre offers top sports facilities.
Source:Aston Students' Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

73%

MED

Sporty

58%

LOW

Varied union activities

69%

MED

Creative

50%

LOW

Political

50%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 94% LOW
Average graduate salary £21.5k MED
Student satisfaction score 77%

Number of students

14,614

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

81%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

16%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

52%

of students are male

Young / Mature

9%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

17%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 466 comments (134 students)
    • Course

      Work can be more difficult than expected but overall teaching is good

      2018, 2nd year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      Had to find somewhere with parking, Birmingham is expensive to find a place with a parking spot

      2018, 2nd year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      When renting privately, you can only start looking around 3 months before you want to move in

      2018, 2nd year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      There wasn’t anything anyone can do so didn’t seek help, can’t get free money

      2018, 2nd year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Course

      Teaching quality varies. Some lecturers are good but some just rear off the slides or don't explain properly

      2018, 1st year, Pharmacy

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    • Support

      No advice

      2018, 1st year, Pharmacy

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