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22 March 2021

Tuesday 16 March 2021 was World Social Work Day - an opportunity to celebrate social work - and this year's theme was Ubuntu: I am because we are. The team at ARU made sure it was a day to remember. Read more…

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4 March 2021

I’ve been having a think recently about what I wish I’d known, two years ago, before I started my postgraduate training. As hindsight is such a wonderful thing, I thought I’d share all the nuggets I’ve gathered. Read more…

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20 November 2020

Welcome to our Peterborough campus, the baby of the bunch. If you didn’t know about our Peterborough campus, it's home to a lot of our healthcare courses at the moment - although we are opening ARU Peterborough in 2022 which will offer an even wider range of courses. Read more…

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12 April 2021

Amidst the uncertainty of coronavirus, writing a dissertation and coming to the realisation that my undergraduate course in Medical Science was coming to an end, I had an important decision to make. What would I do after graduation? Read more…

25 March 2021

Students often shy away from working with recruitment agencies - but why? Not being ‘senior enough’ or not being sure how they work are common reasons but avoidance could mean you are missing out! By working with recruitment agencies, you can access a whole new job market. Read more…

24 March 2021

Biology was always the subject that resonated most with Emily at school, and for many years her heart was set on becoming a doctor. But would medicine be the right choice for her - or would a brand-new degree, Medical Science, prove to be the perfect fit? Read more…

22 March 2021

Throughout time, matchmaking in romantic terms has been placed in the hands of specialised professionals, including astrologers and clergy. But change the context to recruitment and it’s your application that fulfils this role, making sure you and the job you want live happily ever after. Read more…

19 March 2021

Digital Media Theory, from the get-go, was one of the modules that we take on my course that I was really looking forward to. You get to focus on topics surrounding social media, and I felt that was one of my personal strengths and enjoyments. Read more…

19 March 2021

I was very excited about starting my degree because becoming a nurse has always felt like something I was destined to do. With it being such a huge part of my dream, it’s probably fair to say I had a bit of a 'fairy-tale' vision for it. How has that matched up to reality? Read more…

18 March 2021

Lauren Davies from Peterborough City Hospital was one of our first ARU graduates from the award-winning Nursing Apprenticeship Pathway. She was also nominated for Children’s Nurse of the Year in the Student Nursing Times Awards… Read more…

12 March 2021

We have all been affected by COVID-19, whether that be physically, socially, mentally, or even through employability. The hospitality industry, especially the events sector has been massively affected. How would this affect me as someone hoping to work in live events? Read more…

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