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Newsletter week 22






As many of you will already know, with two days still to go, ASTON HAVE ALREADY WON VARSITY 2018!! Men's Football and Women's Hockey sealed victory on Wednesday with their respective wins, so now it's party time!! 

There are men's and women's badminton matches at Woodcock tonight (Thursday), so please come and enjoy the atmosphere. Then we have the grand finale on Friday, with Men's rugby at Moseley, followed by the closing party at Walkabout. Tickets for both events are available from


The Aston Students’ Union Awards celebrate the achievement, dedication, commitment and hard work of Aston students, volunteers, staff and other partners.

The awards encompass the traditional Aston Society Awards and the Aston Athletic Union Colours Awards recognising the fantastic achievements of our affiliated clubs and societies.

Nominations will be open from 23rd March at


Final Year's, don't miss your last event as an Aston Student, 2nd June at ICC Birmingham.

Champagne reception, three course meal, entertainment, dancing, PLUS a souvenir for you to take away...and the promise of priceless memories from an incredible event! 

Tickets on sale from midday 23rd March at



Well, look no further! Self-contained flats and rooms close to Aston University and city centre are available from £50 per week. See -


FREE PRINTING is FINALLY available in The Loft (SU 2nd Floor). Please note, all printed documents will have an advertisement included at the bottom of them, so make sure you only use these to print lecture slides, notes, etc. Watch the video here on how to use our amazing FREE PRINTERS!


Share your accommodation experience for a chance to win £500 cash or one of several runner-up prizes of between £25 and £50. Make a real difference! Your opinion does matter. Take the National Student Housing Survey now:



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Ever wondered what its actually like in North Korea? Having sat down with Dr Virginie Grzelczyk our minds have been blown! CLICK HERE to watch the interview now.

Virginie is a specialist in North Korean international relations and has actually visited the country. We spoke about their nuclear capabilities and black market, along with some insane revelations of how the elites uphold the regime. Virginie also gave a very sincere and scary account of her trip to North Korea and the experiences she had with the natives – “you don't go to North Korea for fun”


Second years, prepare for your placement over FREE pizza!

You’ll be able to get all your placement-related questions answered, chat to students who were on placement last year to find out about their experiences and enjoy some free pizza!

Register your place (and pizza!) now:


Library Opening Hours


Saturday 24 March – *Thursday 29 March

Open 24 hours

*Closes at 22:00 on Thursday 29 March

Friday 30 March – Tuesday 3 April


*Wednesday 4 April – Friday 22 June

Open 24 hours

 *Opens at 08:00 on Wednesday 4 April

Normal loan rules apply during the vacation.  
You can renew your books online or return them in person or by post if they get recalled.

Please don’t leave Library books in your accommodation or where you can’t get hold of them, in case you need to return them.     

Just Ask the Library if you have any questions!




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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