Author: Jord

Bye Aston! Alexandre’s Farewell.

As I leave Birmingham after concluding my masters’ degree, I can honestly say it has been a pleasure to study at Aston University. The teaching staff was kind, supportive and knowledgeable. My fellow classmates were earnest and driven – leading up to an atmosphere of camaraderie, where we all learned from one another. I have created bonds and learned valuable lessons that I will take with me for life. After ending the masters chapter, I embark on new adventure of pursuing my PhD degree at the University of Porto, in Portugal. It is with a heavy heart that I...

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Varsity 2018 is here!

Heard the buzz about Varsity on campus this week but not really sure what all the fuss is about? Strap yourself in because you’re about to learn why this week you should be rushed off your feet supporting your fellow students as they go to battle in a range of competitions against BCU. Varsity is all about Aston and BCU coming together and competing in various sports with each result adding points, win or lose to their universities total. At the end of the week the points are tallied up and an overall winner is announced. Whether your interest...

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Meet your Aston Students’ Union Sabbs for 2017/18!

These guys work for you, represent you and make sure your voice is heard. Without further ado, here are your Aston Students’ Union Sabbatical Officers for 2017/18!  Reema – President Hi guys! My name is Reema and I’m your Aston Students’ Union President for 2017/2018. So, I do a lot of things with University Senate and Council and more – making sure your voice is heard! For some not so interesting student responsibilities, I am also on the Board of Trustees and I run Executive Committee. My primary role is to make sure that I voice your ideas, concerns and...

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How to smash Clearing

There’s no getting away from it, Results Day is a roller coaster of emotions, full of ups and down and twists and turns. For some of you, you’ll be reaping the rewards of months of hard work. For others, things might not go as planned. Fear not, the Aston Life team has got some great advice to prepare you for what lies ahead: 1. Research It’s a stressful time for everyone, even if you didn’t get the grades you wanted to get. The more preparation you can do for different eventualities you can do, the better you will be...

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