Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

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Health and wellbeing

Your health and wellbeing is so important. We want you to have a happy, successful time here at ARU and we have a number of services that can support you.

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Mental health and wellbeing

No matter what your question or issue is there is always someone who can help. Speak to our Counselling and Wellbeing Service, or access a range of workshops, events and self-help resources.

Counselling and Wellbeing Service Resources to help you look after yourself Peer Wellbeing Mentors
Find out why we're ranked in the top 20% of universities for health and wellbeing
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Study and academic support

Your Personal Development Tutor is here to guide you through your university journey – and our Study Skills programme can help you develop your academic skills.

Personal Development Tutors Study skills programme
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Social and personal support

There are loads of opportunities to have fun and make friends at ARU, including more than 100 student-led societies, and Welcome Buddies to help you settle in.

Welcome Buddies Students' Union and societies Faiths and beliefs


Making sure that you’re safe at university is a priority for us. We've introduced the SafeZone app to give you quick and easy access to ARU security and first aid, should you need it.

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University of the Year

We’re the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2023. We're proud to be recognised for the difference we make in our region, the impact of our world-leading research, our innovative education provision, and our commitment to health and wellbeing.

THE University of the Year award


If you’re thinking about studying at ARU and have any questions about health and wellbeing, please contact us by email.

Information and support for current students