At ARU it’s all about you. We're dedicated to turning your greatest ambitions into career opportunities. Study the subject you love with us and we'll give you the help and support to take it further.
ARU is an innovative global university with students from 185 countries coming to study with us. We've once again been named as one of the top 350 institutions in the world in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 – and one of the top 40 universities in the UK. Students, businesses, and partners benefit from outstanding facilities, which include our new School of Medicine in Chelmsford, and Science Centre in Cambridge. Many of our facilities, activities and events are open to the wider community.
Our vision is to transform lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research.
Our campuses are at the heart of four exciting cities:
With a thriving Students' Union, 120 student societies and city life right on your doorstep, there's never a dull moment.
Come to a modern, global university where careers begin. You'll be part of a thriving community of people keen to get on, led by inspiring, award-winning tutors. From day one, we’ll help you work towards your ambitions, so you can graduate with skills that are valued the world over.
Undergraduate study at ARU
Be part of a thriving community of students keen to get on. Start in January or September and from day one of your degree course, we'll help you work towards your ambitions and graduate with skills that are valued the world over.
Postgraduate study at ARU
Make postgraduate study work for you. Join us in January or September and choose from more than 100 Masters degrees - 85 of those offered part-time. With tuition from leading experts, our courses are designed to support your success.
Join our vibrant, ambitious and growing research community. Choose to study on a research programme with us and from day one, you'll benefit from dedicated workspaces, high quality facilities, and support from our experienced and research-active supervisors.
You can fit higher education into your life with Anglia Ruskin. We've been delivering part-time courses for decades and offer a range of flexible options, including distance learning and work-based study. Together with the very latest facilities and support, you'll gain the expertise you need.
Continuing professional development
Enhance your skills and knowledge with our short courses, workshops and standalone modules. Offered on campus or by distance learning, we tailor our courses to your needs. With a wide range of subjects from healthcare and computing, to art and design, you're sure to find the course for you.
Degree apprenticeships are a new route into higher education. They're a collaboration between employers, apprentices and our University - and the benefits are clear. Employers can develop emerging talent, while maximizing the potential of the Government’s new Apprenticeship Levy. And as an apprentice, you'll achieve a degree or a Masters alongside valuable work experience.
Anglia Ruskin University Language Centre
An established Language Centre for over 30 years, we've taught more than 10,000 students. We can help you to fine-tune your English language skills, prepare for the IELTS exam, gain English language teaching qualifications, and study for occupational language tests. We’re here to support your academic success.
Talk our representatives about starting your future with Anglia Ruskin University.
We value meeting our potential students in person, so we fly officers to cities around the world to give you a chance to meet them.
However, there are plenty of other ways to meet us if you can't make it to an event. We have agents in many countries that you can speak to personally, or you can participate in our online events - where you'll be able to speak to our officers directly with the help of just a computer and a keyboard. And of course, if you're in the UK for a visit, you're always welcome to come to one of our Open Days.
Meet us in your country
Our expert team of international officers is always on the go, visiting cities and students around the world and bringing Anglia Ruskin one step closer to you. Find dates, times and venues they will be at in your country page of choice. Events in your country.
Meet us on campus
If you live in the UK or you're stopping by to visit, why not come to one of our Open Days? Our friendly staff will be there to show you around our Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses and give you insights into what it's like to study with us. Check out our upcoming Open Days.
Meet us online
No matter where you are in the world, you can get to meet us from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a computer and a keyboard to speak with our representatives in the online events - webchat and webinar sessions - that we organise regularly. Find out more about our Online Events.