Considered as a ‘rising star’ in global higher studies according to Times Higher Education, Anglia Ruskin University or ARU is a modern, innovative institution offering cutting edge technology and state of the art facilities.
The University started as the Cambridge School of Art in 1858 and was also formerly known as the Anglia Polytechnic University. With more than 100,000 alumni from over 180 countries, notable names associated with the University include author Chris Beckett, footballer Ian Miller and actress Barbara Yung.
Anglia Ruskin is one of the largest universities in East England with four campuses, two of which are situated in Cambridge and Chelmsford, both an hour from London. The other newer campuses are located in London; where subjects such as business, law and finance are offered, and Peterborough, which is dedicated to health, social care and education studies.
Five Reasons to Study at ARU
ARU promises high academic standards and quality learning opportunities to its students. The University holds a TEF Silver award, meaning that it consistently exceeds the UK’s rigorous national quality requirements for higher studies.
ARU’s lecturers are not only highly academically qualified but also hold practical experience in the subject areas they’re teaching. Also, the University’s research is recognised as ‘world-leading’ in 12 academic areas according to the Research Excellence Framework.
ARU has been placed in the top 40 UK universities and in the top 350 global universities as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. You can also check The Guardian’s Anglia Ruskin University ranking.
ARU has been ranked in the UK’s top ten universities for graduate employment (Graduates Outcome Survey 2020) and was also listed in the top ten for Social Inclusion (The Times Good University Guide 2021).
Students get to choose from a large selection of courses and subject areas at ARU. The University is a leader in the Arts and Education as well as Health and Social Care. Some other popular Anglia Ruskin University courses are in the field of Engineering, Psychology and Life Sciences.
Careers and Employability
ARU has been ranked in the UK’s top ten universities for graduate employment according to the Graduates Outcome Survey 2020. The Employability and Careers Service offers students with career advice and organises career events and company visits. Many of the courses offer a placement year as part of the degree programme.
There are also ARU Temps to help students find part-time work in the city to support their studies and even gain relevant experience and skills while studying at the university. Also with the new 2 year PSW visa, finding employment is more likely than ever in the UK.
Scholarships and Bursaries
ARU offers a number of scholarships to international students, such as:
- International Excellence Scholarship worth £4,000 is awarded to students on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievement.
- International Merit Scholarship worth £1,000 to £2,000 awarded to students on the basis of academic merit.
- MBA Scholarship worth £4,000 awarded to students enrolling on their full time MBA course, on the basis of merit.
Other scholarships include Sport Scholarships ranging from £1,400 to £12,500.
Study at ARU
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