Aston University, Birmingham
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7.2
7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 50 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"The location of the university is actually quite accessible. It's really close to all three city centre stations (Moor Street, New Street and Snow Hill) and the city centre is definitely a key area for students as there are many things to do ranging from the vast array of restaurants to the vibrant nightlife. The university itself has no accommodation as the on-campus accommodation is externally owned, however the range of affordable and convenient student accommodation is plentiful and there is another currently being built. There are a lot of things to do during the day from shopping to visiting the library to visiting the museum and gallery. There are SeaWorld and Cadbury World to visit if you venture out a little further as well."
Quality of academic facilities
7.3 / 10
 
Location of university
8.3 / 10
 
Night life
6.8 / 10
 
Student union
6.2 / 10
 
How diverse is your university
7.9 / 10
 
Quality of teaching
6.6 / 10
 
Preparation for a job
7.1 / 10
 
Quality of other facilities
7 / 10
 
Cost of living
5.6 / 10
 

What students say about...

Fun Facts

"There are a lot of socials and extracurricular activities. One time last year my..."

Location of university

"The location of the university is actually quite accessible. It's really close to..."

Night life

"There is a local pub (Gosta Green) very close to campus where students can hang out..."

Clubs and social environment

"There are many available! I recommend Aston PIPE club."

Diverse backgrounds

"There are many different nationalities represented at the university."

Careers services

"The careers centre here at Aston is one of the most important support services offered...."

Pros

"It's convenient and easy to access and is near to a shopping centre."

Cons

"The library needs more study spaces as it's rare to be able to find one during busy..."

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