• Welcome to ARU

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    Welcome to ARU

    We're really looking forward to you joining us, and we hope you enjoy your time here. Take a look around these pages and start preparing for your time at university.

  • Register online

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    Register online

    Don’t forget to register for your course!

    It’s quick and easy to register online. We’ll send your username and password before you arrive, so just log in and complete the simple steps.

    Find out more…

  • Find out about your first day and Welcome week

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    Find out about your first day and Welcome week

    Your induction will take place online, so whether you've chosen to study on campus or online, you'll receive all the information you need to get started.

    Find out more...

  • Change your password

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    Change your password

    Change your password

    Keep your account secure. It’s quick and easy to do online.  

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  • Help us get your Student ID Card ready

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    Help us get your Student ID Card ready

    Send us your photo so we can get your Student ID Card ready for when you arrive.

    A selfie is ok as long as we can clearly see your head and shoulders. No filters please!

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  • Get your photo ID ready for the Right to Study checks

    Right to Study

    Get your photo ID ready for the Right to Study checks

    Remember, you will need to bring photo ID with you to collect your student ID card and for our Right to Study process checks.

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  • View your teaching timetable

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    View your teaching timetable

    View your teaching timetable to see when and where your lectures are.

    You can access your teaching timetable online and on the Anglia Ruskin App.

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  • Apply for funding

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    Apply for funding

    Have you arranged how you’ll pay your fees and living costs?

    Make sure you’ve applied for any funding that you’re eligible for. We’re here to help you with your finances.

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  • Arrange your accommodation

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    Arrange your accommodation

    Make sure you sort out your accommodation before you arrive at ARU.

    Our Residential Service Team will help you find somewhere to stay and advise you on what to bring to help you settle in.

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  • Download the Anglia Ruskin App

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    Download the Anglia Ruskin App

    Our mobile app gives you quick access to your student emails, timetable, campus maps and much more.

    You will also find all our Welcome events and be able to plan your Welcome Week. Download the app now - it’s free!

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  • Prepare for university by completing 'Into ARU'

    Into ARU

    Prepare for university by completing 'Into ARU'

    To help you prepare for your studies we’ve created ‘Into ARU’, our online guide to help you get ready to study at ARU.

    Find out what to expect when you first start, information about academic study skills and where you can get support while you’re studying.

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  • Read our Student Charter and Regulations

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    Read our Student Charter and Regulations

    Your collection of useful resources to read before you arrive and refer to when you’re here.

    Find your Student Charter, Academic Regulations and more here.

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  • Information for International students


    Information for International students

    Welcome to our new students from all over the world!

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  • Arriving late

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    Arriving late

    Are you going to miss your Course Induction? Find out what you need to do to start your course and settle in.

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Got a question? Get in touch

Before you arrive

Getting ARU ready

Welcome Week

Information for international students

Travelling to campus

Save money with student discounts

Arriving late

ARU named in the top 40 of UK universities

Help with finances

Use our online resource that explains all the terms you need to know and what support you can access.

Life on campus

We are an innovative university with campuses in four of the UK’s most exciting cities.

Information for parents

We recognise and value the importance of the continued support parents offer their children during their time at university.

What our students say