Studying at Anglia Ruskin University?

Anglia Ruskin University offers a great university experience.  Find out why The Cam Foundry residents love studying there.

University experience

ARU is an innovative global university with students from 185 countries choosing study with them. ARU has 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.

The university is big on community and is open with the positive effect on jobs and the local economy.

Students, businesses, and partners benefit from outstanding facilities, which include a new School of Medicine in Chelmsford, and Science Centre in Cambridge. Many of their facilities, activities and events are open to the wider community.

The Anglia Ruskin story starts in 1858, when the art critic, patron and philanthropist John Ruskin opened Cambridge School of Art. The art school grew to become Anglia Ruskin University, shortened to ARU, and it’s still at the heart of our modern-day campus in Cambridge. With over 39,000 students from 185 countries choosing to study there, Anglia Ruskin University has 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.

The academic excellence of ARU has been recognised by the UK’s higher education funding bodies, with 12 areas classed as generating world-leading research. They lead in delivering impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a difference, from saving lives to conserving water.

Cambridge is home to many open green areas, perfect for grabbing some fresh air between studies and visiting all the local amenities.

Student life at Anglia Ruskin University

Get involved at the student’s union where you can join clubs and take part in activities and events.

There are more than 175 societies covering a huge range of activities, hobbies and causes. From belly dancing, baking, football, volunteering and student media there is tons to get involved in.

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Location

Anglia Ruskin is located close to the city centre via a light walk or a short bus journey. The journey time from aparto The Cam Foundry, which is located right on Mill Road is around a 20-minute walk or a 5-minute bus ride.

In the city centre there is also a train station with a regular train service to other areas of the UK.

Your home in Cambridge

Experience stylish and modern student accommodation at aparto. Benefit from a cinema room, gaming station, huge common area and two separate study rooms. Meet new residents via our full events programme featuring cooking classes, cocktail nights, yoga classes and more!

The Cam Foundry

315, 349 Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 3DL

Benefit from a cinema room and loads of social and study spaces. Meet new residents via our full events programme featuring cooking classes, cocktail nights, yoga classes and more!

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Life at The Cam Foundry

View life at aparto The Cam Foundry, our events and what else our residents have been up to!