What our apprentices say

As a professional apprentice you'll achieve a university qualification at degree or Masters level, alongside real work experience.

Take a look at what our ARU apprentices say.


Lauren Davies

Peterborough City Hospital
The nursing apprenticeship is all packaged perfectly, with support salary and a foundation to making all your career dreams come true.

Nursing apprenticeships

Charlie Nunn

Wellcome Sanger Institute
I chose the apprenticeship route because I believe it is a more engaging, more effective and more reliable way to learn the skills and knowledge in this field.

Data Scientist (Bioinformatics)

Pritam Bhojani

Atkins member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
Since embarking on my apprenticeship, the experience and the skills I’ve learnt and continuously put into practice, have moulded me into the young, industrious professional that I am today.

Civil Engineer

Sophie Newstead

Cambridge University Hospitals
Joining the nursing apprenticeship pathway has been the best route for me. I’ve gained valuable support and experience working at Cambridgeshire University Hospitals, whilst working towards my degree, giving me the best of both worlds and twice the support. The nursing apprenticeship has given me the flexibility and confidence to work towards my nursing goals.

Nursing Apprenticeship Pathway

Beth Craig

Generate Leads Online
ARU’s Digital Marketer degree apprenticeship has offered the unique opportunity to build a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge, whilst gaining a level of practical experience that many graduates lack. I couldn’t be more pleased with my experience thus far.

Digital Marketer

Thomas Dowell

Arcus Cloud Services
I chose to do the apprenticeship because it was an opportunity to fast-track my career. I have gained a lot of practical skills and theoretical knowledge from my apprenticeship. I have used them to develop new and existing products and projects.

Digital and Technology Solutions

Cameron Watts

SBZ Corporation Ltd
I would 100% recommend this apprenticeship to others. The CMDA covers all aspects of business and gives you a great insight to what it takes to be a manager in the future.

Chartered Manager

Nee Barnor

Cambridge Assessment
I am thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to learn through my apprenticeship. I am now able to advance alternative solutions to work problems that I would have struggled with without the apprenticeship.

Digital and Technology Solutions (Data Analytics)

Bill Irvin

Wilby & Burnett
I would recommend an apprenticeship to anyone who is looking for that first step into the industry.

Building Surveying Chartered Surveyor

Alice Pinney

I’m building up my skills in a practical way to enter the field of engineering qualified and experienced.

Civil Engineer

Molly Peeters

ARU has given me the opportunity to apply what I am taught to my daily work. I also like to be able to earn while I’m studying and gain a degree and work experience at the same time.

Digital and Technology Solutions

Tunbosun Temidayo

The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust
I chose to do the apprenticeship because I was able to continue working and did not lose any financial benefits. I was able to study at any pace in harmony with my life as a family man.

Nursing apprenticeships

Harry Pepper

The degree is providing me with invaluable experience and has completely transformed my employability prospects.

Chartered Manager

Kim Puttock

What appeals to me about the Senior Leader Masters is the flexibility to complete an MBA degree while in full-time employment [and] immediately put into practice the skills and knowledge I will gain during the qualification.

Senior Leader Apprenticeship PG Dip
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