Aston UniversityAston University
is a small university
situated in Birmingham
in the United Kingdom
with a strong science and technology emphasis. Founded in 1895 as The Birmingham Municipal Technical School, it officially became Aston University on recept of its Royal Charter
on 22 April 1966
In November 2003, the neighbouring University of Central England asked Aston to condider a merger. If Aston agrees, this would probably take place in August 2006.