Graduate success

Our graduates are finding success in business, education, engineering, law, healthcare, and the arts.

Here, we share their stories of enterprise and dedication.

Livi: adventures in healthcare

Nursing student Livi helped to set up a Student Community First Responder team in Cambridge, where volunteer medics provide life-sustaining treatment before handing over to ambulance teams. Read Livi's story.

History & Lore: an unplanned success

Formed at ARU, and supported all the way by their tutors, History & Lore have since been tipped for success by Radio 1, and gone into the studio to record their first four singles. Hear more from frontman Danny.

Rosaliyo: feed your curiosity

Intensely curious and with a passion for engineering, Rosaliyo travelled thousands of miles from home to study at ARU. Now she’s a lecturer, inspiring a new generation of students. Rosaliyo's story.

Hameeda: found in translation

Having moved to the UK at the age of 13 without any knowledge of English, Hameeda nonetheless always dreamt of studying law. She found her place at ARU, and graduated with first class honours. Watch Hameeda's film.

Shu-Ti: the enterprising artist

Drawing always made Shu-Ti feel better, but she'd never considered it as a career. Then she discovered our MA Children's Book Illustration course, won a major illustration prize and secured a publishing deal. Shu-Ti's story.

Amy: thinking outside the box

Education and Childhood Studies student Amy won start-up funding while still at University, and used it to develop Boxcie, an interactive learning aid for children with autism. Amy's entrepreneurial journey.