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Newsletter week 14


Just under two days until the end of exams and hopefully deadlines! THEN... SWEET FREEDOM! But we're not there yet, so keep revising hard and motivating each other.

Make sure to nominate any friends that you think would be perfect as Union Officer. We have a lot of fun events coming up shortly so keep an eye on our social media and websites! Next week, I'll also be releasing another video as part of my Birmingham campaign...eek! 

You've got these last few exams, stress moments and work filled days... pop in to see anyone in the Union when needed and best of luck for those with work left! 

Much SU Pres love, Reems x 





The SU officer roles are a great opportunity to develop your skills, lead a multi-million-pound organisation and transform the experience of all our members. There is a range of opportunities, from part-time voluntary positions to full-time roles, so there is bound to be one that fits your interests, ambitions and passion.

You can read more about the roles by clicking here. Nominations close 2nd Feb. 



The Graduate Research Project, supported by Careers+Placements and the Students’ Union team, are interested in finding out how Aston students engage with their Students' Union in order to improve the services it offers.

If you complete this, you will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win either a £50 Amazon voucher (5 winners) or a £25 Amazon voucher (10 winners).

Take our quick survey, and help us hear you!

DEADLINE: Sunday 21st January 2018. Your answers and results are confidential. If you have questions please contact us on




It only takes 5-10 minutes and you have a chance to win a £20 Amazon gift voucher!

Some words from the VPE: “I am doing research to find out if students want generic exam feedback to improve future exams. Please fill out this short survey to give your opinion too.”





Sunday 4th February
9.30pm - 5am
B4 Bar

Chilli Dogs, Mac & Cheese, Milkshakes & MORE!!

Drinks Deals All Night. Reserve Your Table Early!!!

(B4 Bar Re-opens Monday 22nd January)


For further information contact:

or go to:



Aston University is a host venue in this year’s FA People's Cup! Get your team together and sign up today -

The FA People’s Cup is a small-sided competition, run in partnership with BBC Get Inspired. It is completely free to enter and welcomes male, female and disability players across 18 categories – ranging from U14s through to veterans (over-35s).

Players can register whether they are part of an established team or an individual who can join 'wild card' teams that are formed prior to the tournament starting.


Macmillan Political Science Explorer -  available on trial until August 

The Library has arranged a trial to Macmillan Political Science Explorer. This will be of particular interest to politics and international relations students. It’s a collection of e-books on subjects including:

Comparative Politics
European Union Politics
International Relations
Political Analysis
Political Economy
Political Theory
Public Management, Admin and Policy
Research and Study Skills

Access is via the Library Databases A-Z listing.

Would you like the University to purchase it? Richard Hopkins, Information Specialist for Languages & Social Sciences would like your feedback. Email:



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