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Chemistry University Taster Day at Aston University

8th February 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

It’s all in the Chemistry

University Taster Day at Aston University

Event Summary:

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering – This session will show how exciting and interesting chemistry and chemical engineering are and how these subjects affect our quality of life.


Full Event Details:

Students will participate in a number of chemistry and chemical engineering practicals including producing a polymer gel from household products and a one-step preparation of indigo, a blue pigment used to stain blue jeans. This session will show how exciting and interesting chemistry and chemical engineering are and how these subjects affect our quality of life.

To book your place visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Duration: Short (few hours)

Min. Students: 1

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at the university on the following date(s):
25th January 2017
8th February 2017
8th March 2017

Institution Profile:

Aston, a research-led University, was founded in 1895. It has been recognised as a University since 1966 and is renowned for its excellent teaching quality and significant ties to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it boasts a 40 acre-campus with academic, social and accommodation facilities. The University’s student population of just over 8,800 comes from more than 120 countries.

This University is dedicated to superior education with innovative programmes. The five main areas of study at the University are Aston Business School; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the School of Languages and Social Sciences; the School of Life and Health Sciences; and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Academic strengths

The University is committed to providing high quality, innovative programmes, which meet the needs of the professional world and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Aston University is consistently highly ranked in various league/rankings tables.

The following subject areas have been assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as Excellent (marks over 22 out of 24): business and management; biological sciences; French; German; optometry; pharmacy; and psychology.

Most of our bachelor’s degrees offer you the choice to study on sandwich courses, which include a paid work placement or a study year at a partner institution. The work placement provides the opportunity to put knowledge into practice whilst gaining valuable professional experience to enhance your employment prospects.

Aston Graduates are highly sought after by many major international companies, and the University is consistently at the top of the league tables for graduate employment.


8th February 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Aston University


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