Aston University

History

  • Founded in 1895.
  • Became one of the first institutions to offer placement years in the 50s.
  • Received Royal Charter from The Queen as Aston University in 1966.

Location and Transport

  • A green campus in the centre of Birmingham, with all academic, accommodation and social facilities on one site.
  • Five minutes walk from the main shopping and social areas of the city and fifteen minutes walk from Birmingham New Street station (a national rail hub).
  • A 20-minute journey by rail to Birmingham International Airport.