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Coronavirus: our response

It's times like these when the extraordinary happens. Our community has come together to donate vital medical equipment, work and volunteer on the front line, and expand our understanding of COVID-19 and the effects of social distancing. And of course teaching continues, so our students can achieve the qualifications they deserve.

Advice and guidance

As we return to campus, we're doing all we can to keep you safe, up-to-date and informed. If you're interested in studying at ARU, get to know us at a Virtual Open Day.

Covid-secure campuses Prospective students Current students at ARU

Supporting our community

We're donating much-needed medical equipment to local NHS Trust and care homes, offering innovation vouchers to our region's businesses, and more.

Innovation support for our region's businesses Medical equipment for the NHS Celebrating ARU heroes

Applying our research expertise

Our researchers are leading projects to investigate the prevention and treatment of coronavirus, and exploring the effects of lockdown on our health and wellbeing.

Find out more about our COVID-19 research New test detects COVID-19 in 20 minutes Drug combinations to reduce COVID-19 complications

Advice for staff

Advice and support for businesses