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Studying in the SuperLab


Faculty: Science and Engineering
School: Life Sciences
Course: BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
Category: Sciences nutritional and pharmaceutical

12 January 2022

I never imagined that I would enjoy studying this much, all thanks to my amazing friends and the outstanding facilities that ARU provides to students - including the SuperLab in Cambridge.

Being a Biomedical Science student, I spend most of my time in the SuperLab at the Science Centre in Cambridge and as the name suggests, it is a huge lab where around 200 students can do their practical. This is also where we are taught a lot of laboratory skills. I really enjoy the atmosphere in the laboratory.

As you can see in the picture, I found my soulmate in the laboratory!

And obviously, that satisfaction I get after getting the results right can’t be explained.

Test tubes
Biomedical science student with model skeletons in a lab
Biomedical science student in a lab

I also really like to sit and study in the library. There are different areas according to your preferences. I usually study on the third floor (quite area), it is a very quiet and cosy area with thousands of books around which gives me motivation to study and do my assignments. If I’m with my friends then we prefer the second floor (the whisper area), so we can study together. The library also has a huge online collection of e-journals, e-books, and databases, and they’re all available 24/7.

I often go to the student lounge area with my friends, where we like to eat and chat. The open access area is another place to socialise and study. It is a large area with lots of computers, where students study and have fun around.

Lounge area for university students
Open access study area with desk, chairs and PCs
Library at Anglia Ruskin University

I have used the health and wellbeing and careers and employability services, which has helped me in enhancing my personality and the employability advisors gave me amazing tips to enhance my CV.

Overall, I really enjoy being on campus and all the facilities that I've used have helped me a lot.

Komal is studying Biomedical Science at ARU in Cambridge. To find out more about our degree courses and student life at ARU, book your place at an Open Day.


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