Good communication is key to a successful distance learning experience.
At Aston, we pride ourselves on the excellent communication between our teaching staff and all our distance learning students. Once you’ve enrolled on a programme, you’ll be provided with a personal Aston University email address
and contact details for:
- Your individual personal tutor
- All subject tutors
- Our academic support team.
All our staff members aim to develop personal working relationships with distance learning students. Regardless of your query, you’ll always receive a quick and personal response and timely, detailed assignment feedback.
We also provide:
Personal and timely feedback to assignments
High quality feedback on assignments is an essential part of the learning process for our students. For every completed assignment, you’ll receive a personalised and detailed response and opportunity to discuss this feedback with the tutor.
Email contact groups
Keep in touch with other students on your course to enhance your experience of the course:
- Share feedback on activities
- Develop ideas with other students
- Provide information on texts or articles you have read
- Share some feedback you’ve recieved from a subject tutor.
Regular online newsletters
These are posted on our website regularly to keep you informed of the latest distance learning developments.
Virtual events throughout the year
Discuss your learning experience with other off-campus students and develop your knowledge of a range of topics - with our programme of interactive events