Aston University Year 10

Aston University

Aston University Year 10

Events and open evenings for entry to AUEA September 2017

Interested in an engineering and science career?Learning Visits

AUEA encourages parents and students to visit during the school day please register your interest email or telephone 0121 380 0572

Learning visits are scheduled on Tuesdays & Wednesdays throughout the term from
9.00-10.00am.  This is an opportunity to meet students and take a tour of AUEA during the academy day.

Year 10 Applications for September 2017

AUEA is a co-educational University Technical College for girls and boys aged 14-19, and admits students in to Year 10 and Year 12 each year.  It is expected that ALL applicants for entry to Year 10 believe that specialist engineering focused education in a University Technical College is most appropriate to their child’s needs, and that they support the distinctive ethos, policies and procedures of AUEA.

How to applyThere will be 156 places for students from across Birmingham and the West Midlands to join us in Year 10 in September 2017.

Online registration is now closed but you can apply by completing the local authority preference form.

Download the Local Authority Preference Form or contact AUEA – 0121 380 0572 and we can post one to you.  The form once completed is returned to School Admissions & Pupil Placement Service, Birmingham City Council, P O Box 16513, Birmingham B2 2FF

ALL students who seek a place at the school MUST complete an Aston University Engineering Academy Consideration Form (the school’s supplementary information form) and submit it to AUEA.

For further information on the student recruitment process go to and select the 14-19 Academies option.

Further information on the admissions arrangements for the Academy can be downloaded here: Admissions Policy

Why choose to learn engineering and science at Aston University Engineering Academy?

  • Exciting and engaging engineering and science curriculum
  • State of the art building with excellent industry standard facilities
  • 21st century ICT facilities
  • Small class sizes
  • Mathematics and science learning which relates to the business and engineering world
  • Fantastic enrichment programme in partnership with Aston University
  • Mentoring for all students
  • Mature, independent and business like environment
  • Excellent progression opportunities into careers in engineering and science
  • Learning and working with key industrial partners to develop employability skills and achieve excellence in engineering and science.

What makes a good engineer?

Good engineers need to:

  • Have a passion for mathematics and science
  • Be motivated and determined to solve problems
  • Have a desire to learn, as technology is always changing
  • Be able to work both individually and in a team
  • Be creative
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be female or male

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We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to AUEA.