Get a taste of our teaching and research, engage with our live discussions and find out what it's like to study on a Humanities and Social Sciences course at ARU, with our ARU Ideas media hub.
Get a taste for our teaching with these short lectures.
Course Leader Dr Rachel Ryder explains how, following the emergence of rave in the 1980s, traditional pubs had to adapt to attract young drinkers, creating a whole new drinking culture.
Dr Mike Wilby, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at ARU, explains the philosophical underpinnings of artificial intelligence in this 60 Second Seminar.
A 60 second seminar from Dr Sean Lang, Senior Lecturer in History at ARU
A 60 second seminar from Dr Richard Carr, Senior Lecturer in History and Politics at ARU
Voyages to other worlds in 17th Century literature by Dr Cassie Gorman.
A 60 second seminar from Dr Bettina Beinhoff, Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and English Language at ARU
Catch up with recordings of our History Fest and English Fest events, and our Facebook Lives.
Find out what it's like to study English Literature at university level, and at ARU in particular.
The British Empire is now the subject of heated debate, but what was it really about?
How does Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale fit in with other dystopian works and engage with various topics?
English language is influenced by various factors, such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status.
Catch up with our live discussion with Dr Sean Lang and History students from ARULearn more about the history of British India
Catch up with our live discussion with Dr Sean Lang and History students from ARULearn more about the causes of World War I
Professor of Modern British History Rohan McWilliam takes us on a short lecture tour of his top 10 rebels from history.
Delve deeper into our subjects with our podcasts and listicles.
You can find more on ARU Spotlight Podcasts.
BA Politics alumnus Natasha Doe talks about how she landed her dream job shortly after graduating, how Derry Girls got her interested in Irish politics and how university helped her come to terms with her hearing impairment.Listen now
Professor of Social and Cultural History Lucy Bland talks about her research into race relations in the 1930s, and her award-winning book 'Britain’s Brown Babies'.Listen now
Student Asanté and family in conversationListen to Black Sisterhood
Student Charlotte Parker and Course Leader Rachel Ryder in conversation.Listen to #MeToo and Fandom
Compiled by Alison Ainley, Associate Professor in Philosophy.Read about women whose ideas changed the world
Compiled by Alison Ainley, Associate Professor in Philosophy.Read about successful Philosophy graduates
Compiled by Alison Ainley, Associate Professor in Philosophy.Read about world-changing ideas