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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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My journey to Aston | Guest blog from Alexandre Albergaria

My journey to Aston University began with a dream: doing a Masters in TESOL. To explain that dream I would have to go back in a time a bit. My love of the English language dates back to my childhood, watching my father’s favourite movie with him – James Bond. Undoubtedly, Sean Connery was the best actor ever to play the British secret agent, but that is a discussion for another day!  I found the English language fascinating; James Bond was so suave. His confident demeanour and the way he spoke was intoxicating for me. I wanted to speak...

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My placement so far | Guest blog from Marija Liuzinaite

Your placement year is like test driving a new car – sampling something that could impact your life later on whilst still being able to make a decision as to whether or not it’s for you! Find out what guest blogger Marija Liuzinaite got up to on her placement… Hundreds of placement students will be settling in to their new jobs right about now and is an exciting time for some and nerve wracking for others, but hey, it’s a year away from studying!   So, how am I getting on? First of all, be prepared to meet a...

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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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