What our students say - Cambridge School of Creative Industries

Our courses have prepared our students for their future careers, helping them make contacts and gain experience in the creative industries, whether they want to perform or be part of a production team.

Find out how they spent their time with us – in their own words.


Sarah Jane - Falling in Love With the Theatre at ARU

Rose - performing on the biggest stage in Cambridge

Zoe - Finding The Right Vibe At ARU

"Since graduating, I still maintain my connection with everyone on the course. It's a place where everyone gets to know everyone and one always feels welcome to be creative and collaborative."

Stefan Tomov, BA (Hons) Computer Games Art

"Every time I step out and work on a film project outside of university, first thing I will be asked is how much experience do I have, and I always have an answer that I’m proud of."

Solomia Dzhurovska, BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

"In our very first week, we had a trip to the British Film Institute (BFI) in London.... But Cannes Film Festival was the highlight"

Catarina Rodrigues, BA (Hons) Film Studies

"Cambridge is like a small London, especially for the tech industry... Film, gaming and music are big things here."

Gabi Kaziukonyte, BA (Hons) Film and Television Production

Grass Roof: Making Connections at ARU

Anthony Rubery: How ARU helped me find my sound

A Day in the Life of Abbie, BA (Hons) Performing Arts

A Day in the Life of Ben and Dora, BA (Hons) Popular Music

Follow Music student Matt's story so far

Hear what Emily thought of our BA (Hons) Performing Arts

Hear what Kazz thought about our BA (Hons) Drama and Film Studies

Hear what Andy thought of our BA (Hons) Popular Music

A Day in the Life of Sarah, BA (Hons) Writing and Film Studies


"We had the opportunity to talk face to face with every lecturer, discover our strengths and weaknesses, and work over time with their support and guidance."

Jamal Glynn, MA Music Therapy

"I am much more confident as a person and feel as though I achieve way more than I ever thought I could."

Stefanus Pretorius, MA Film and Television Production

Natalya - Creative Writing MA

Will - Film and TV Production MA