Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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History, Affiliations & Rankings

Starting its journey in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University received its name and status in 1992, after years of growth and development, located at the heart of Cambridge. The university has been successful in becoming one of the renowned universities in the UK with its leadership in different subjects and areas of study. In the past few years, institutions and organisations have also recognised the university’s efforts and dedication towards reaching excellence, in teaching and overall learning experience of the students. Moreover, the university has been recognised for its research and employment output as well, among its other achievements. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, THE and QS World University Rankings have listed the university among the top 200-500 universities in the world. In 2019, THE World University Rankings ranked the university in the top 150 institutes for health education in the world.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

With four main campuses, located in Cambridge, London, Chelmsford and Peterborough, Anglia Ruskin University is spread across Britain, offering world-class education to all seeking it. The university has invested more than £115 million in their campuses to ensure that students receive the best facilities and infrastructure possible. Expanding from its expertise in Arts and Education in the early stages, the university now also offers a number of courses and programmes in the fields of Computing and Technology, Business, Law, Life Sciences. Economics, Engineering and much more. Students from across the world can choose to pursue their bachelors or masters programmes as well. Anglia Ruskin University has also been recognised by the Guardian University Guide 2020 among the top 3 in the Uk for student 'satisfaction with teaching'. The small classes, teachers with professional qualifications and real-world experience offered through the courses, makes Anglia Ruskin University a perfect choice for international students.

Accomplishments & Alumni

Anglia Ruskin University has been successful in many facets of education, being recognised for its expertise in different fields of studies. Among some of its successes, ARU has been recognised for its graduate employment, being ranked among the top 10% in England for entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and skills. As per the THE Impact Rankings 2021, Anglia Ruskin University has been ranked among the top for health and wellbeing. Moreover, the efforts put in by ARU have been recognised, consequently been conferred awards for different aspects of higher education such as the quality of learning facilities as well as its impact on the students’ employment, leadership and management skills. Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge has also been home to thousands of leaders and pioneers in the different industries, with over 100,000 alumni located in 165 countries. ARU’s alumni have contributed significantly to their alma mater and its students and continue to do so through their contributions in the form of scholarships, career guidance and opportunities as well.

Student Diversity & Employment Opportunities

As thousands of international students choose Anglia Ruskin University as their study abroad destination, the university aims to help students acclimatise to the new unknown.Through numerous student support services. With ARU’s Students’ Union, the university aims to listen to every student’s voice facilitating the best possible student experience. Walking hand in hand is the employment opportunities available to students, including international students. Anglia Ruskin University has been ranked among the top 25% in the country and the best in East England in terms of employment opportunities. The University focuses on providing students with the best placement opportunities while also helping students enhance their portfolios. Most undergraduate programmes at ARU include a placement year, wherein all undergraduate students have the opportunity to start working in their respective industries and gain useful work experience.

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Cambridge, East Road, CB1 1PT | +44 (0)1245 683680 |

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