Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is an established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and with strong links to industry, government and commerce. Aston has had an extremely successful record for graduates gaining employment for over 25 years. We are currently ranked 8th overall for graduate employment and have been consistently ranked in the UK's top 40 universities - confirming our place amongst the elite. Aston has four Schools offering a range of undergraduate degree programmes, and also works with the public and private sectors to develop tailored Foundation Degree programmes.

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 9,500 students.