We have been impressed with the professionalism of Aston students and their focus. Alice Brown, Deloitte
You can tell it's an Aston student when they start talking about their experience on placement year. Jo Lopes, Jaguar Land Rover
A placement student is an affordable recruitment solution for your business. Aston work with organisations of all sizes, across all sectors, most of whom have enjoyed the benefits of taking a student on, and many companies go on to employ a succession of placement students year on year. Find out more about the services we offer for employers.
At Aston we recognise that enhancing our students‘ employability is key to this success which is why we strongly encourage our students to take a placement year, whether this be in industry or the professions in the UK, or studying abroad to gain other relevant work experience. Aston is one of only four universities in the UK where over 50% of students undertake an integrated placement year as part of their studies.
Aston University is a long term partner of CGI, and previously Logica, and has consistently provided confident, commercially aware and enthusiastic industrial placement students who have gone on to make a very positive impression in the business. Alexandra Sinton from Logica (CGI)
Employing a placement student
Our team are on hand to answer any of your questions and discuss your impending recruitment needs, contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0121 204 5299.
Advertise your placement
Create an account on Aston Futures and advertise your placement opportunities directly to Aston Students
Placement Scheme Case Study
St Giles Hospice has been recruiting Aston placement students since 2005 and are very happy with the results
Who employs Aston students?
Aston students are on placement in a wide variety of industries with employers praising their "excellent academic records, good teamwork and communication skills"
Professional Business Development - Aston MBA
Are you looking to develop your or an employee's business acumen? The Aston MBA is a world class business qualification recognised for its rigour and prestige
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