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Become one of the first to study at ARU Peterborough when it opens in September 2022. Our courses have been developed with input from regional businesses, so you can be confident you'll learn the skills in demand by employers.

Browse ARU Peterborough courses

Download our ARU Peterborough brochure (PDF)

We will also be offering a range of degree apprenticeships developed in partnership with regional employers in the following areas.

These are subject to approval and may change.

+ Degree apprenticeship subject areas

At ARU we value students from a wide range of educational backgrounds, and we are looking at ways to make it possible for students, of all ages, to reach the entry requirements for degree study, such as ‘access to higher education’ courses (equivalent to Level 3) offered by partner colleges.

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Discover ARU Peterborough

Find out what it will be like to live and study at ARU Peterborough.

Life on our ARU Peterborough campus Living in Peterborough Six reasons to love Peterborough
Professor Ross Renton's introduction to ARU Peterborough


ARU Peterborough is a new £30 million university for Peterborough. It's set to open its doors to 2,000 students in 2022, with an ambition to offer university courses for up to 12,500 by 2030.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and Peterborough City Council initiative
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Find out more about ARU Peterborough

Find out more about vision and goals behind ARU Peterborough.

The vision for ARU Peterborough Sustainable development and design ARU - Chosen Higher Education Partner

Information for employers

Find out more about how you can work with ARU Peterborough on course development, Degree Apprenticeships and more.

Information for employers Our business offer

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Do you have a question that we haven't answered so far? Talk to our application experts. You can also ask our Student Ambassadors about life at ARU.

We're here Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm (please note we close at 3.30pm on the first and third Thursday of the month for staff training), and Friday 9am-4.30pm.