Aston University, Birmingham
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7.2
7.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 50 ratings in 2018)
In a few words
"I would say that some of the resources that larger unis provide their students aren't available here because Aston is a smaller uni. For example, I can't use any practice room facilities without paying and joining a club when access to similar utilities is free or much more accessible for students at other universities. The lack of focus and support for the arts is relatively evident on campus and societies that do have this kind of focus don't really get much support from the SU compared to sports clubs and academics-related societies."
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

"Every year the Sikh Society organises Langar on campus, which is free food, and everyone..."

Location of university

"The location is perfect as it's in the city centre and only a short walk from the..."

Night life

"You have the whole of Birmingham. It's incredible!"

Clubs and social environment

"There are loads of societies that hold various fun events regularly."

Diverse backgrounds

"Birmingham is a very multicultural city and Aston University has a ton of links for..."

Careers services

"The placement year helps with your graduate employability and the university has..."

Pros

"I was able to go on a great placement year."

Cons

"The weather is the worst thing here as it fluctuates a lot."

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