Aston In Touch

Applying to university can be a daunting task, especially if you're moving abroad. We just want to get in touch and make sure everything is going to go smoothly.


Students from across a vast range of programmes and nationalities will be answering your questions and sharing their Aston experience with you. Meet them below.



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Patrick Amended


Patrick Vestner

My occupational background is in business administration and I like being creative and make things happen. I was born in Switzerland, raised in different countries and I feel at home across national borders. Apart from travelling and enjoying outside activities, I like doing all kind of sports as well as I appreciate good books and movies.

Yongwei Zhang


Yongwei Zhang

I am Yongwei Zhang, an international postgraduate student from China, and my major is Msc in Accounting and Finance. I am responsible, reliable, outgoing and patient.

Favour Chukwunonyerem


Favour Chukwunonyerem

My name is Favour and I am a Nigerian studying MSc Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine in Aston University. I am a winner of Aston/Ferguson Foundation Scholarship award 2015/2016 academic session, a prestigious award that allows bright international students access to Aston’s world-leading research. Currently a Student Ambassador, I say Aston is the best and only choice!

Alia Abd Rahman


Alia Abd Rahman

My name is Alia and I am an international postgraduate student in the MSc Strategic Marketing Management course here at Aston University. I am from Malaysia and during my spare time I love to be active in keeping fit and playing sports, and to involve myself in societies the university offers such as being a member of AIESEC and the Aston Marketing Society.

Yunfeng Wang


Yunfeng Wang

My name is Yunfeng Wang and I was born in Suzhou, China in 1993. I was awarded a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Accounting at University of Liverpool and I'm continuing my master degree at Aston University.

Shruti Malpathak


Shruti Malpathak

I am a Master of Science student in Human Resource Management and Business with a 2.5 years working experience with an International Hospitality company. I am from India and this is my first year in the UK. I have been awarded a scholarship by the Aston Business School and I also work as an International Student's Ambassador. Last year I have been through this process of telephonic-mentoring scheme and therefore, I have an idea of how it is to be on the other side of the line.

Camille Chupin


Camille Chupin

My name is Camille Chupin and I am a French masters student, currently studying MSc in Strategic Marketing Management. I was born in France, but have also lived in England and Italy, where I studied for my Business and Management undergraduate. I speak French, English and Italian fluently.  

Basma Elbakary


Basma Elbakary

I am a self-motivated and enthusiastic Msc cancer pharmacology graduate and I am currently undertaking my second MSc in pharmacokinetics. I am willing to utilise and build om my existing skills and knowledge. Efficient at multi-tasking, I have a strong sense of responsibility and I am an excellent team worker. 

Paul Kopwe


Paul Kopwe

As an international student in Aston I have achieved one of my goals in life, which was to study a major in technology in an advanced environment. This has confirmed that with the right attitude and discipline everything is possible.

Sarah Nguyen


Sarah Nguyen

I am Sarah Nguyen. I am from Vietnam and currently studying MSc in Finance and Investment at Aston University. I love to support all international students who have any issues related to university life and help them enjoy their time in the UK.   

Erwin Katunde


Erwin Katunde

My name is Erwin and I'm currently an MA in Forensic Linguistics student of Aston University and passionate about exploring extraordinary meaning behind texts. Fostering the use of language in the improvement of justice delivery is what I'm preparing to do. Eating, traveling and playing football are completing my days in UK.

Shee Mei Gwan


Shee Mei Gwan

My name is Shee Mei Gwan and I am a Malaysian Chinese. My native language is Mandarin but I speak English, Malays and Cantonese as well. This is my second year living in the United Kingdom - I moved to Birmingham from Newcastle to pursue my studies.

Pouget


Philip Pouget

My name is Philipp Pouget, I come from Salzburg, Austria and before starting my MSc programme at Aston University, I studied in Mannheim, Germany for my Bachelor’s degree and spent one semester in Scotland as part of the Erasmus Exchange. I have gained international work experience through internships in Austria, Germany and the US in different industries.

Pratumrat Srithananan


Pratumrat Srithananan

My name is Pratumrat Srithananan. I come from Thailand. I am currently studying master degree in Stem cell and regenerative medicine. I am a Thai postgraduate student ambassador. I am willing to give any advices on education or other useful information on behalf of Aston University.


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