ARU in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough

LGBT+ History Month 2024 graphic showing the Pride flag surrounded by a stethoscope

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month

We're proud to celebrate LGBT+ History Month and this year's theme, Medicine #UnderTheScope. Read about the latest research at ARU, or join our programme of free events.

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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 or Peterborough. Apply today.

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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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Our campuses




ARU graduates lead the way at national awards

Four ARU Children’s Book Illustration graduates shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

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Universities set to merge on 29 February

Government legislation brings ARU and Writtle merger a step closer.

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£2.4m project to support vulnerable communities

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

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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


LGBT+ History Month

Various locations

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Open Days

February and June
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