ARU in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough

Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Five students sitting outside the main building on Anglia Ruskin University's Writtle campus

Writtle University College and ARU have merged

Writtle University College is now part of ARU. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus.

Find information about Writtle on this website

University of the Year

We're proud to be the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2023. The award recognises our success in delivering high-impact initiatives across all of our campuses.

THE University of the Year award

Undergraduate degrees

Study with us in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough or Writtle. Apply today.

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College courses

Unlock your potential at Writtle College, with courses for 16-18 year olds and adult learners.

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Masters degrees

Study a Masters at ARU and take your career to the next level.

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Research programmes

Join our research community: study a PhD, MPhil or Professional Doctorate.

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Merger takes place between ARU and Writtle

Full range of university and college courses remains available.

Read about the merger

ARU's gender equality work is celebrated

Faculty of Science and Engineering receives an Athena Swan Silver Award.

See how we're addressing gender equality

£2.4m project to support vulnerable communities

ARU-led research will look at repurposing community assets to support migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.

Read more about our work with marginalised groups
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Research at ARU

With three research themes – exploring sustainability and social justice; health and wellbeing; and rights, equality and inclusion – we're making a positive difference to the societies we live in.

Health, Performance and Wellbeing Safe and Inclusive Communities Sustainable Futures

Unlocking the secrets of the Antarctic

ARU StoryLab and UK Antarctic Heritage Trust bring the unique heritage of the Antarctic to life with immersive virtual reality experience.

Read more about Dr Fabrizio Galeazzi's work


International Women's Day

ARU Peterborough and online

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Open Days

Various dates
All campuses

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Amplify Your Summer

Cambridge and Chelmsford

Explore our free Year 12 summer experience programmes
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Working at ARU

We welcome talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. Our aim is to provide a supportive environment in which to work and we're proud to offer an extensive range of employee benefits.

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Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to hold an Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award, and are applying for a Gold Award.

Our Armed Forces Covenant