Using our creative expertise and industry connections in Cambridge and beyond, we create experiences that entertain, educate, inspire, and improve lives.
Whether designing game models, filming documentaries or performing musicals, our students draw on the community of creative practitioners and industry experts that surrounds them.Explore our students' work
From the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our music therapy research to the BAFTSS Innovation Award for our StoryLab Institute, our research is frequently recognised for its creative responses to modern issues.Learn more about our research
An online exhibition of student work you curate for yourself.
This exhibition is yours for the making.Explore our Present online exhibition
Discover the opportunities our courses will give you to get involved with industry, including placements, live briefs and events.Discover how our courses help you prepare for your career
Teaching across ARU was rated 'Gold' in the 2023 Teaching Excellent Framework (TEF).Find out why we're rated Gold
We're proud to be the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2023. The University of the Year award honours ‘exceptional performance during the 2021-22 academic year'.THE University of the Year award
Do you want to know more about a course or student life at ARU? Send a message to our students or staff – they'll be happy to answer any questions you have.