Pre-departure information

There are lots of ways we can help you settle in to your new life at Aston. We offer 'meet and greet' services for students arriving in September, so you don't need to worry about making your way from the airport to campus.

Explore the following sections to prepare for life in the UK and study at our campus in the heart of Birmingham.

British Council pre-departure briefings

Every year the British Council conducts pre-departure briefings for students who are coming to the UK. Learn about academic life, accommodation and living in the UK. The sessions are designed to help you start your studies and life in the UK with confidence.