Our new Sixth Form Enrichment Guide is now available to download and provides information about a wide range of events, presentations and resources available to you and your students. For further information on any of the opportunities mentioned in the guide please do get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!
Further information on Masterclasses, Sixth Form Conferences and Residential Events is available below as well as being featured in our guide.
Places are still available on our 2013 Masterclass Programme. Details of sessions on which we still have places available can be found here. Please note this only shows available Masterclasses. Details of our full Masterclass programme can be found in the Sixth Form Enrichment Guide above but many sessions are already fully booked.
As part of the Aimhigher initiative, Aston University is providing a series of Masterclasses in a range of subject areas, aimed at Year 12-13 students (e.g. first-second year of A Levels). The aim of Aston’s Masterclass programme is to enhance and enrich current Sixth Form level studies by providing stimulating lectures and workshops from Aston University academics at the forefront of their subject area.
To book places please use our Sixth Form Enrichment Application form. Please note that a maximum of 15 places can be booked per school on any one Masterclass in the first instance.
Please note that we have a cancellation policy for all Sixth Form events at Aston as follows: A cancellation fee of £15 per student will be charged for all events if cancellation notice is not given at least two weeks prior to the event, or if attendance on the day falls below 75% of the number of places booked.
For further information about our Masterclasses please contact Angela Morris, Schools Liaison Officer (Sixth Form Enrichment) at email@example.com or by phone on 0121 204 4787.
Important notice for any schools attending the 'Using DNA & detection to identify cancer' Biology Masterclass: In order to ensure your students are fully prepared for the session we recommend you download the following presentation and show it to your students prior to their visit.
Interactive Languages Weekend on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March 2013. This interactive languages event provides an excellent opportunity for students currently studying French, German or Spanish at A level. Further information can be found here. Each applicant must fill out their own application form and return it to Angela Morris.
Computing Science non-residential course from Monday 8th to Thursday 11th April 2013 for Year 12 students currently studying ICT or Mathematics. This new course is designed to expose your students to a range of challenging and exciting topics with real-world applications. For further information, or to book places, please contact Angela Morris or download additional information.
Smallpeice Trust High Speed Communications Residential Course at Aston University from Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th July 2013. For further information please visit www.smallpeicetrust.org.uk
Our Sixth Form Conferences provide an excellent opportunity for students to enhance and enrich their current studies.
'Year 12 and beyond' Sixth Form Conference at Aston University on Monday 17th December 2012. For further information please download the information letter. Please use the Sixth Form Enrichment Application Form to book places for your students.
Forthcoming Sixth Form Study Days include:
Sixth Form Biology Study Day on Wednesday 27th March 2013.
Sixth Form Pharmacy Study Day on Wednesday 24th April 2013
Sixth Form Optometry Study Day on Thursday 25th April 2013
Please use the Sixth Form Enrichment Application Form above to book places on any of these events. Please note that a maximum of 15 places per school/college can be booked on these events in the first instance.
Recent Sixth Form Conferences include:
'How to get to the Bar' on Saturday 22nd September 2012 for students who will be in Year 13/Year 2 in September 2012 and are considering pursuing a career in Law. This Conference, run in association with Aston Law, St Philips Chambers and the Bar Council is aimed at students at state school or college and expecting to achieve ABB at A level. For further information please download our event letter. To apply please complete an application form and send it to Angela Morris at the address on the form.
For further information on Masterclasses, Sixth Form Conferences or any other opportunities for Sixth Form students please contact Angela Morris on 0121 204 4787 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aston University Inaugural lectures celebrate and showcase the research expertise of the University's newly appointed professors across a diverse range of topics throughout the academic year. The third lecture in the series 'From submarines to satellites....and everything in between' will be given by Professor Alison Hodge MBE from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences on Tuesday 12th March 2013. For further information please click here or download a copy of the event poster.
Parents' Higher Education Advice Evening
Pure Potential Conferences