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Practice Hub

For clinical staff who support, supervise and assess our students

Welcome to the Anglia Ruskin University practice hub

We hope you find it useful in providing additional avenues of guidance and information to support you in clinical practice.

Please scroll through the pages for the specific course for students you are supporting from Anglia Ruskin University, or access the online supervisor and assessor course to prepare for a role in supervision or assessment of students.

If you require information about University of Essex (UoE) placements, please visit the UoE placements website.

Anglia Ruskin Student Life Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Summary (PDF download)

Reasonable adjustments in practice

Supporting Pre-registration students in practice (PDF download)

Out of hours contact

Supervisors and assessors must follow their own organisation's internal escalation process beforemaking a decision to use the contact numbers below.

If the University is closed and you have an urgent student concern, which cannot wait until the University re-opens, please use the contact numbers below to speak to University staff urgently:


Direct line to ARU security team: 01245 683628

Cambridge (for Cambridgeshire)

Direct line to ARU security team: 01223 417734

InPlace at ARU

Lapses in Professionalism

Practice supervisor and assessor courses and updates

ePad information

for Practice Supervisors and Practice Assessors

Information for private, voluntary and independent sector practice partners

Supporting learners to raise concerns



Nursing Associate

Non-Medical Prescribing

Occupational Therapy

Operating Department Practice

Paramedic Science

Physician Associate


Return to Practice

Nursing and Midwifery

Social Work

Specialist Community Practice

District Nursing

Specialist Community

Public Health Nursing

Surgical Care Practice

Surgical First Assistant