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Aston University receives Tencent Award for 'UK University Favoured by Chinese Families'

Aston University has received an award from Chinese multinational company Tencent, the world’s largest gaming and social media company, and owner of the popular Chinese multi purpose app WeChat.

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World Access to Higher Education Day Conference

Preparation is well underway for the hub conferences taking place on World Access to Higher Education Day. Currently there are two hub conferences confirmed and one of them, organised by NEON, will be taking place at Aston University.

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Go international pledge

Go International Pledge

Aston University is committed to the Universities UK International pledge of doubling the percentage of UK undergraduate students who go abroad as part of their studies by 2020.

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KAU trip

Professor Asif Ahmed's trip to King Abdulaziz University (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

Professor Asif Ahmed, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, also Professor of Translational Medicine who established Aston Medical School, was the distinguished guest at The HRH Prince Khalid Centre for Moderation King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 

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UK - Gulf connections

Universities UK International mapping UK-Gulf connections in higher education and research

Countries in the Gulf region have long been an integral part of UK universities' international strategies.

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Muscat Uni partnership

Celebrating our partnership with Muscat University at official launch 

Vice Chancellor Alec Cameron spoke of Aston University's shared bond of "employability" with Muscat University during a speech to mark the official launch of Oman's newest higher education institution.

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Double degrees Aston

Aston University's Double Degrees

The double degree programme is similar to an exchange opportunity, but students spend their placement year at one of our partner institutions, meaning they graduate with two undergraduate degrees. 

We partner with some of the world's most highly ranked business schools and each shares Aston's philosophy for employability and offer courses that reflect the needs of industry. 

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