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Join students from across our University for a behind-the-scenes look at life at Anglia Ruskin. Find out what they do on a daily basis, what they’re inspired by in class, the challenges they face and what they get up to outside of teaching hours.

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I've been so privileged to work alongside such passionate mentors in practice and such amazing role models at university, and it's with the help of these amazing teachers that I've come so far
- Sophie, BSc (Hons) Midwifery  
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17 July 2019

From day one, you will meet lots of new people from all different backgrounds and ages. The friends you make at university will go through everything with you; the laughter, the tears, the achievements, the bad cooking… Read more…

20 June 2019

One of the challenges of being a student can be budgeting: how much money do I have, and how can I spend it best? These tips will help those students (like me!) who are learning about money management, and living independently. Read more…

10 May 2019

Hi I’m Anna, a second year student midwife. Reaching that milestone of the halfway mark of my degree is quite exciting but scary at the same time. The last year and a half has flown by! Thinking back to when I was about to start university seems like a while ago now… Read more…

8 April 2019

Money and budgeting is a big aspect of university life and can be stressful. Part-time work can help you fund university and living costs, but it can also help you gain transferable skills which you can use in further studies or future prospects. Read more…

4 February 2019

The other day at my part-time work, a colleague asked me: “Remind me, what do you study again?”. My response was, “Oh, Public Health”. There was a brief silence followed by another question: “What’s that? Like, what do you do with the degree?”. Read more…

30 January 2019

Working in Education is not an easy job. Every day is different because not all children are the same. Each child is an individual with different levels of needs and abilities and they require support in order for them to learn and progress. In this blog… Read more…

2 January 2019

When I knew that I was accepted into ARU in September 2017 I was over the moon. All the hard work over the previous years had finally paid off. Although I was extremely proud of becoming an ARU student, I was still very nervous. I was scared of the unknown… Read more…

8 May 2018

Choosing a university to go to can be quite an ordeal for some people; I know it was for me. Completing my A levels I was quite a shy, reserved person, and honestly, I wasn’t even sure at this point if university was for me. I was so unsure of myself - never mind what university to go to! Read more…

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