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City Campus

UCAS code: A80

Our mission is to be the UK's leading university for students aspiring to succeed in business and the professions, where original research, enterprise and inspiring teaching deliver local and global impact.

Students from over 120 countries choose to study at Aston University – a safe and friendly campus enjoyed by a global, multicultural community. Birmingham is one of the UK’s most diverse cities and home to an unrivalled cultural heritage, top sporting events, music, performing arts and outstanding world cuisine. 
Source: Aston University, Birmingham website

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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 75% MED

Number of students

16,800

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

75%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

25%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

52%

of students are male

Young / Mature

9%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

8%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

501 comments (140 students)
    • Accommodation

      I think it’s very bad, poor maintenance

      2018, 1st year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accommodation

      Started looking at houses first, the flats second. I was prompted by the popularity of finding next years accommodation

      2018, 1st year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      There was no support because I never asked them

      2018, 1st year, Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Course

      good at giving feedback

      2018, 1st year, Spanish Language

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    • Accommodation

      accommodation booking opened at that time

      2018, 1st year, Spanish Language

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    • 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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