ARU staff member Ellen


My name is Ellen and I'm a member of the Admissions Team here at ARU.

We've noticed that you haven't confirmed your offer with us yet. We were wondering if there was anything we could do to help make your decision easier. These pages have been created to support you. Read on to find out more about ARU.

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Why ARU?

Outstanding tutors

You can be sure of the quality of teaching at ARU. Our students have rated their education experience – from teaching and academic support, to assessment and feedback – highly.

Amazing cities

Whether you study in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough, you can be sure of one thing. With a thriving student community and city life on your doorstep, there won’t be a dull moment.

Tailored support

You want to plan ahead, so talk to us about money, accommodation and careers before you get here. Because we know uni doesn’t start on the first day of term.

Career focus

University is all about shaping your future, so we offer specialist careers support from day one. Plus, our Employment Bureau can help you secure real-world work experience – and build your CV.

Friendly faces

At ARU you can make friends before you get here, with our dedicated Facebook group for new students. And when you do arrive, there’ll be a Buddy on hand to help you settle in.

A warm welcome

We’ve always been inclusive, welcoming students from different academic backgrounds and walks of life. Thousands of people have found their place at ARU. Now it’s time to find yours.

90 out of 140 UK universities

3.7/5 on StudentCrowd

Overall student rating

4/5 on The Student Room

The support I was given by the teaching staff was second to none. It was instrumental in giving me confidence to pursue a career in the arts. I couldn't rate it highly enough
BA (Hons) Illustration student

Accommodation Guarantee

If you're joining us as a full-time undergraduate, firmly accept your course offer and book accommodation by 5pm on 30 June to guarantee a room in Cambridge and Chelmsford for September.

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