Alumni Chapters & Groups

Aston alumni chapters
Connect with Aston graduates local to you by joining an Aston Alumni Chapter.

Are you living or working in the US? Be part of the Aston University in Americas Foundation.

Join the Aston University in Americas Foundation and join many other alumni reconnecting with Aston; through student mentoring, helping with student placement opportunities, establishing scholarship funds or helping link up with fellow alumni. The Foundation also hosts many events throughout the year. 

Find out more about the Aston University in Americas Foundation
Network with alumni in your area via the group page on the professional social media website, LinkedIn

Contact Details

  • Treasurer: David McCollum, Combined Honours Business & German 1982
  • Email:davidmccollum1@mac.com
Shanghai

Are you living or working in Shanghai? Join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Shanghai!

All Aston graduates based in and around Shanghai are welcome to join this alumni network. The Aston University Alumni Shanghai Chapter organise events and activities for you to take part in.

Network with alumni in Shanghai via the group page on the professional social media website, LinkedIn

Message from the Chapter President:

I'm Alexander Wu and graduated from Aston's MBA program in 2001. Currently I live and work in Shanghai. I'm the GM of Talent Q Group in China, which is a UK based global talent assessment company. I'm very excited to start up the Aston University Alumni Shanghai Chapter and I believe the chapter will be a excellent platform to reunion all Aston graduates near Shanghai area and change the world to a better place together. It's also a great opportunity to spread the name of Aston in China and let more an more Chinese have opportunity to know Aston Uni and experience high quality Aston learning experience!

Contact Details

 

Beijing

Are you living or working in Beijing? Join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Beijing.

All Aston graduates based in and around Beijing are welcome to join this alumni network. The Chapter organises social activities and events for you to take part in.

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Are you living or working in Hong Kong? Join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Hong Kong!

All Aston graduates are welcome to join the Aston University Alumni Hong Kong Chapter and be part of this alumni network. The Aston University Alumni Hong Kong Chapter organise events and activities for you to take part in.

Contact Details

  • Chapter President: Stephen Lai, BSc Building Economics and Measurement 1984
  • Email: stephen.lai@hk.rlb.com 

Are you living or working in New Delhi? Join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in New Delhi!

All Aston graduates based in New Delhi are welcome to join this alumni network.  The Chapter organise events and activities for you to take part in.

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Malaysia

Are you living or working in Malaysia? Join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Malaysia!

The Aston University Alumni Association, Malaysia serves as a network for Aston alumni across all professions. The Association organise activities and events for you to take part in.

Contact Details

  • Chapter President: Datuk Ir Mohamed Abdul Majid, BSc Civil Engineering 1978
  • Honorary Secretary: Ir Mustaza Salim, BSc Civil Engineering 1978
  • Email: mustaza@ranhill.com.my 

Are you living or working in Nigeria? Join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Nigeria!

All Aston graduates based in Nigeria are welcome to join this alumni network. The Aston University Alumni Nigeria group organise events and activities for you to take part in.

 

Contact Details

  • Chapter President: Alexei Osunde, MBA 1983
  • Contact: Ayo Ajayi, Honorary Secretary, MBA 2010
  • Email:ayajayi@yahoo.co.uk 

 

Geneva Alumni Reunion June 2016

Are you living or working in Switzerland?

If so, join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Switzerland!

All Aston graduates based in Switzerland are welcome to be part of this alumni network. This Chapter frequently organise events and activities for you to take part in. Further details about past events and how to join the Chapter to find out about future activity are below.

Read about the June 2016 alumni gathering in Geneva >>

Network with alumni in your area via the group page on the professional social media website, LinkedIn

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UAE

Are you living or working in United Arab Emirates?

If so, join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in UAE!

All Aston graduates based in UAE are welcome to be part of this alumni network. Join in discussions with alumni in the area on the LinkedIn group page.

If you have any suggestions for events you would like to take place or would want to be part of the organising committee, please contact the Chapter President, Amit Vyas via the LinkedIn group.

Contact Details

  • Chapter President: Amit Vyas, Combined Honours Computing and Business1999
  • Email: Amit@digitalnexa.com

 

Vietnam

Are you living or working in Vietnam?

If so, join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Vietnam!

All Aston graduates based in Vietnam are welcome to be part of this busy alumni network. Further details about past events and how to join the Chapter to find out about future activity are below.

Contact Details

 

Vietnam alumni chapter celebrating Aston 50

 

Greece Alumni Chapter

Are you living or working in Greece?

If so, join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Greece!

All Aston graduates based in Greece are welcome to be part of this alumni network. Further details about past events and how to join the Chapter to find out about future activity are below.

Read about the April 2016 alumni gathering in Athens >>

Network with alumni in your area via the group page on the professional social media website, LinkedIn

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Are you living or working in Taiwan?

If so, join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Taiwan!

All Aston graduates based in Taiwan are welcome to be part of this alumni network. Further details about past events and how to join the Chapter to find out about future activity are below.

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Are you living or working in Sydney?

If so, join the Aston University Alumni Chapter in Sydney!

All Aston graduates based in Sydney are welcome to be part of this alumni network. Join in discussions with alumni in the area on the LinkedIn group page.

Chapter President: Neil Hobden, BEng Civil Engineering 1996

Are you living or working in London? Join the Aston University Alumni London Chapter.

All Aston graduates based in and around London are welcome to join this alumni network. The chapter organises social activities and events for you to take part in. Network with alumni via the LinkedIn Group.

Contact Details

Chapter President: Silvija Pachaleva (BSc Business & International Relations 2017) Email: silvija.pachalevaite@gmail.com.

Are you living or working in Canada? Join the Aston Alumni Chapter - Canada.

Join the LinkedIn group to network with Aston University graduates living and working across Canada.

Contact Details

Chapter President: David McCollum, Combined Honours Business & German 1982 Email: davidmccollum1@mac.com.

Are you living or working in West Midlands, UK?

If so, join the Aston Grads - Heart of England Meetup group

Aston Grads - Heart of England is a community of people that have previously studied at Aston University and are based in the West Midlands. We meet to network, to engage with a variety of thought leaders, have fun and support the University. We also hold events that give alumni a chance to see 'behind the scenes' at various organisations around the region.

As well as sharing the experience of studing at Aston, we also share common interests: 

  • in growing and developing our careers
  • in helping the city/ region in whiuch we live, work, play, grow and develop
  • and in helping today's and tomorrow's Aston University students grow and develop, helping them experience what we experienced, getting the most out of it, getting on with their careers. 

Join the Meetup group

Monthly Meetup: First Wednesday of the month, 6pm at Sacks of Potatoes

 

 

Would you like to meet alumni in your area? Why not launch a chapter? Email Margaret Henry at alumniinfo@aston.ac.uk for more information.


Networks, Associations & Societies

Aston Graduates' Association (affectionately known as AGA) was formed over sixty years ago as an independent body to enable graduates to maintain social contact with friends and to keep in touch with their University.

For details of the latest social events and how to join (there is a £5 annual membership fee), please go to www.astongraduates.org.uk/

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The aim of the Aston Marketing Group is to provide an international forum for the sharing of best practice across all areas of marketing and to help members make new contacts and develop their knowledge and skills in this area.

Through the Aston Marketing Group we aim to offer: 

  • the latest research from the ABS Marketing Group
  • a dedicated discussion group on LinkedIn
  • invitations to marketing industry events
  • access to vodcasts and podcasts from academics in Aston's Marketing Group
  • links with industry.

Join the Aston Marketing Group on LinkedIn