Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This enables the University to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to take steps to improve our website. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

The following may also be of interest:


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.


What cookies does the Aston University website use?

Click to see types of cookies used


We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – these are required for the operation of our website. These include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping cart.
  • Analytical/performance cookies – these allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and see how visitors move around our website when they are browsing. This helps us improve the way in which our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.

The table below includes the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used:

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.