Aston University opens its new £16.5 million school today

Aston University will open its new £16.5 million school in Birmingham today.

The Aston University Engineering Academy has been created in partnership with Birmingham City Council, specialising in engineering and science for 600 pupils aged between 14 and 19.

It has also teamed up with companies including Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid, E.ON and Rolls-Royce to give pupils a real insight to the engineering industry.