For the second successive year, our courses are rated among the most intellectually stimulating, our lecturers among the most enthusiastic and interesting, and our students among the most confident (National Student Survey 2015). We were also named the UK Entrepreneurial University of the Yearat the Times Higher Education Awards 2014.
Here, you can count on outstanding support: our award winning Student Services Team will support you all the way.
As soon as you begin studying with us, you'll become a part of our Student’s Union which offers an exciting range of societies. If you're interested in keeping fit there’s lots going on at our Sport and Active Anglia clubs. Joining a club or society is a great way to meet new people and gain new experiences.
You can also join the hundreds of students who volunteer with us byrunning sports clubs and societies and act as student reps or volunteer in the community.We have hundreds of opportunities available and fantastic staff to help you along the way.
Come and visit us at our next Open Day, it's the best way to get a feel for life at ARU. Speak to students, meet academics and get a campus tour.
We offer an exciting range of subjects, including Graphic Design, Child Nursing, Paramedic Science, Social Work, Marketing and more. We also offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time, professional and short courses, distance learning and English Language support.
Many of our courses are professionally accredited, have strong industry links and are taught by expert academics.
Visit our website to find out more about your study options.
By studying with us, you’re choosing to Secure Your Future:
9 out of 10 of our graduates start their career or further study within the first six months.
3 out of 4 of our students secure professional jobs, outperforming most other graduates.
Our students tend to earn more than other graduates.*
Many of our courses offer placement options, are recognised by industry and are professionally accredited so you can be confident that you are gaining skills that are relevant to your chosen career.
Visit our website to find more about how we can help you secure your future.
*(Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Institutions, 2013/14).
Where will you live?
We want you to be happy with all aspects of your life at university, and that includes finding the right place to live. We have lots of accommodation options to choose from.
Our Cambridge campus offers a choice between halls on and off campus, and local shared houses. At Chelmsford we have a student village which is right next to campus, and is within walking distance of Chelmsford city centre. If you’re studying in Peterborough, you can apply to live in University Court or Crown Mews.
We’re always on hand to help - contact us to find out more.
Fees & Funding
There are lots of myths surrounding university fees and funding, so when you’re applying for a university course it’s important to find out what the deal really is. We’ve created an online resource that explains all the terms you need to know and what support you can access, including loans, grants from the Government and NHS and our fantastic package of ARU scholarships.
Visit our website to find out more about UK/EU and international fees.
Our Employment Bureau also offers other part-time temporary work which you can fit around your studies. We also offer most first-year students up to £400 support for study-related costs.
Get in touch
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