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17 June 2020

This time last year, I was in a full-time position at Costa in a small town. I had finished sixth form the previous year, but felt stuck with no aspirations for my future career. Then one day my friend recommended ARU and said there was a chance to apply through Clearing. Read more…

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17 June 2020

Truthfully, I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I finished sixth-form. I debated full-time jobs and apprenticeships and had considered university but never found a course that stood out for me. My friends had applied already but I kept looking at all my options. Read more…

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29 June 2020

Our BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour course has a focus on observing animals in the natural habitats - whether that's in Essex or Africa. Here, final-year student Miranda shares her experiences of field trips. Read more…

26 June 2020

Looking for work at any time can be daunting, but with COVID-19 making an unwelcome entrance, we would not blame students for feeling more nervous about it. Here’s some positive news on what’s happening in the jobs market... Read more…

17 June 2020

Beatriz Acevedo, Senior Lecturer in Sustainability, Economics and International Business, shares her top tips for taking part in online meetings at home. Read more…

17 June 2020

Postgraduate study is a significant step up and you'll want to make sure you enjoy it, as well as getting the educational benefits. Masters student Shannon has some tips on finding the course that's right for you. Read more…

16 June 2020

Merika writes from her childhood home in Washington, USA, where she will be until her return to Cambridge for the final year of her degree study. She gives her thoughts on self-care while living away from ARU during these COVID-19 times. Read more…

12 June 2020

Shannon is studying for an education Masters at ARU, and graduating this summer. She reflects on her course and all the things she's achieved. Read more…

12 June 2020

Studying Crime and Investigative Studies is never boring. Due to how the course is designed, we have a very diverse programme with modules covering numerous aspects of the criminal justice system. However, every student has their own favorite subject. Here's mine... Read more…

12 June 2020

Everyone has a different style of learning and it’s so important to work out which resources help you most early on in your degree. In this blog I wanted to share resources that have helped me so far in my Medicine degree. Read more…

12 June 2020

Cambridge is a large, beautiful city well known for its learning and academia. There is also a whole lot more that the city can offer, if you know what to look for! The city has a lot of rich historical, social, and cultural aspects that can be fun and interesting to take part in… Read more…

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