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Newsletter Week 16


So, January really dragged...but now February is here (also the month when I turn 21 - eek)!

The Students' Union had a very successful AU Ball with over 500 attendees, and Mental Health Week is coming up next week. Get yourself down to the talks, activities and FREE BREAKFASTS provided by Unite! 

This week's newsletter is an ACCOMMODATION SPECIAL, with info about the Housing Fair, Find a Flatmate, Aston Brook Green and our Accommodation Search. For further info on any accommodation issues, visit our Housing pages.

Much SU Pres love, Reema x 


For further information contact or go to



Are you looking for flatmates to share with, or need someone to make up the numbers for accommodation you’ve already found? If so, please go to for further information.



Don’t miss out!

Applications for accommodation at Aston Brook Green are being accepted.   Aston Brook Green is less than 10 minutes walk from Campus and is managed by your Students’ Union.   With rents of £59.50 per week for a room in a shared flat of 3 or 4 people, this has to be the cheapest accommodation you will find within walking distance of campus.

 Please see for further information.  For application forms go to



There is a wide-ranging search engine available at You can search by area, accommodation type, size of the property, rent, etc. All the properties listed are registered with Aston Student Homes and have therefore met the required safety standards.





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. 





Come and support our teams!

Lockdown 2018 will be held on February 10th at the University of Birmingham

Tickets are £3 for bleacher seats and £5 for courtside. These can be purchased from our website


Once in a lifetime opportunity to work in America!

AmeriCamp will be in the Student Union Foyer on Tuesday 6th February, 11am to 2pm

The ultimate summer adventure in the USA. Spend 3 months living and working in America and making a difference in people’s lives.

Fantastic paid opportunity at $1845 per season!


Marketing Assistant role, £9.69 per hour

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Jobshop Team located in the Students' Union (an innovative and vibrant student support service) as a Marketing Assistant. 

The position is an immediate start and applications are open to current Foundation and 1st-year students who are returning to study at Aston during the next academic year (2018-19).

If you are interested in this role, please call the JobShop on 0121 204 4692 for a telephone interview on 6/2/2018 or 7/2/2018 between 1pm and 3pm.




Study in China?

The Study China programme, which is UK government funded, provides a three-week study course. Tuition and accommodation fees are funded but students will have to arrange their travel costs.

Applications are now open and will close on the 1st of March 2018.Please visit our website:


The "Pioneer" scholarship program rewards exceptional students who’ve made a difference or aspire to make one!
Ten scholarships worth a total of GBP80,000 will be awarded.




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