Students and staff

If you’re a student at ARU, you can find useful information, news and links on our student intranet, My ARU.

Staff have a separate intranet called The Heron. 

The IT helpdesk have provided information for the top three queries they are currently receiving. Check whether your issue has been answered.

Learn how to set up Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) for secure access to essential University systems

Studying at university

Read more about study options in 2021-22, how we're managing the risk of coronavirus transmission, and the support on offer if you do need to self-isolate.

Study options in Trimester 2 Safe and inclusive campuses How we support your learning


My ARU is your go-to place for news, information and links to systems such as Canvas and eVision – though note that our health and wellbeing pages have a new home.

Visit My ARU Go to our health and wellbeing hub Forgot your password?


The Heron is our intranet for staff. Use it to find University information, search the staff directory, access your OneDrive, and visit systems such as Business World.

Visit The Heron Coronavirus information for staff Forgot your password?