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.