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Newsletter #9



*clears throat for karaoke*
There'll be no sunlight
If I lose you, baby
There'll be no clear skies
If I lose you, sunlight
Just like the clouds
My eyes will do the same if you walk away
 Every day it will rain 

Unfortunately, my singing couldn’t keep the sun with us anymore... but hey ho!
Let’s just brighten everyone’s day up with my cool intro.
I hope you all are excited, because boy! I have some news for you.
Nominations for SU officers are closed, which means you'll soon get to decide who will be your new president!

As a side note, the weather changes on us all the time. Let’s make sure we are taking honey and lemon for those sniffles and sore throats! (I hate them, but my mum says it’s good for you)...

 Lots of love from Amna xoxo 

HAVE YOUR SAY! Voting opens soon!

Your votes will decide who represents you and leads your Students’ Union!
Candidates will be announced on Friday 8th March!

Look out for the Candidates' LIVE Q&A on our Official SU Facebook Page

President – 11am Monday 11th March
Vice President Education – 12pmTuesday 11th March
Vice President Student Activities – 11am Tuesday 12th March
Vice President Welfare – 12pm Tuesday 12th March

Vote for the candidates who will represent your interests
in the University, locally, and nationally.

You will be able to vote at when voting opens.

Most students talk to their friends when they are having a tough time,
but it can be hard to know what to say.

On Tuesday 12th March from 10am – 1pm and Friday 22nd March 1 - 4pm
we will be running ‘Look After Your Mate’ training at the MLK
developed by Student Minds.
To sign up, please contact Louise at:

Gain national recognition for your part-time work!

Do you want national recognition for your part-time work, acknowledgement on your degree transcript and the chance to win £100?
If yes, nominations for the Student Employee Of The Year awards are open now!

Find out more about the benefits of SEOTY award with Kieran Portman, the Rolls-Royce Commercial graduate, who is ready to share his experience.
Check out the full video to find out more about the advantages of early employment, and skills that employers are looking for!

SEOTY awards recognise and promote students who successfully combine a part-time job alongside their studies and who make an exceptional contribution to their employing organisation. 


February 2019 has turned out to be one of the most successful months in the history of Aston Students’ Union. Between them, five Aston clubs and societies have achieved nine individual and collective awards, medals, trophies, and nominations.

Boxing - Gold medal
Taekwon-Do - 1 x Gold, 2 x Silver and 1 x Bronze
Snow - Bronze medal and 2nd Place League Trophy
Cheerleading - National Division Champions
Mature Students Society - Nominated for National Societies Award

This amount of national recognition, for a relatively small university, speaks volumes about the passion, spirit and determination of Aston students.

Read the full article at:


Sikh Society invites you to our 13th annual Langar on Campus.

Langar is a 500-year-old Sikh tradition started by the Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Langar teaches the important values of equality and selfless service (Seva) through the giving of free food and everyone sitting on the same level.
Free Food is cooked by volunteers and is given to everyone in a Sikh Gurdwara (temple) despite the religion, culture, race, gender one may be.

A free vegetarian and vegan meal will be provided by Sikh Society in Aston Students' Union Hall on Wednesday
13th March 2019.

 Education Group Debate

Birmingham Commonwealth Association Education Group, in collaboration with Aston University, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham, the University of Worcester, Newman University and Birmingham Metropolitan College invite you to a thought provoking and topical debate!

Come along and join the conversation!

Motion: "Big business in developed Commonwealth nations are damaging and destroying the environment of poorer ones."


Aston University is committed to supporting every student in reaching their full potential during their time at university.

This is why we have launched a web-based learner analytics platform for first years and foundation students. 

MyEngagement allows you to access information and see how well you are engaging with your studies.





National Student Survey 

The National Student Survey gives you the opportunity to voice your experience at Aston University, with feedback on what you liked and what you think could be improved.

Your feedback will be used to shape the future for your fellow students.

To complete the survey visit The National Student Survey.





Aston Students’ Union is a charity registered in England and Wales, Charity no. 1152067, and a Company Limited by Guarantee no. 8497016.

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