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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Proudly supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2024

5-11 February 2024

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Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2024 with us as we showcase our talented ARU degree apprentices, graduates and partners through this year's theme: Skills for Life.

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Building skills for life and building skills for business

Watch our videos that tell our unique ARU stories: about how our apprentices are accessing higher education in ways they never imagined possible, and how our partner employers are securing future talent pipelines to support their businesses.

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Be inspired by our ARU apprentices

Hear how our ARU apprentices are accessing higher education in ways they never imagined possible.

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Why our employer partners choose ARU Apprenticeships

Our employer partners explain why apprenticeships work so well for their organisations. They highlight benefits including cost-effective training, attracting and retaining the best talent, impact driven learning, to investing in and developing their workforce, and more

Join us at one of our events

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Policing Degree Apprenticeship Virtual Event

When: Wednesday 31 January, 6-7pm
Where: Virtual event
Find out more about how to become a police officer through the Degree Apprenticeship Policing pathways at this virtual event. You will have an opportunity to hear from representatives from our Police Partners, as well as from an apprentice.

Register for our Policing Degree Apprenticeship event
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Degree Apprenticeships Virtual Information Session

When: Thursday 8 February, 10.30-11.30am
Where: Virtual event
Students who are in Year 11-13 or completing a Level 3 course, and their parents, guardians, carers and teachers, are invited to find out what a degree apprenticeship is, how it can benefit you, how to find and secure a degree apprenticeship, and more.

Register for our Degree Apprenticeships information session

Interested in degree apprenticeships?

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I'm an aspiring apprentice

Embark on an exciting new career, or develop your skills and future potential with your current employer.

Find your course Find apprentice vacancies
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I'm an employer

An innovative approach to developing future-ready talent in your organisation.

Information for employers Explore our courses
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Building the future with ARU Peterborough

We also offer a range of degree and higher apprenticeships, developed in partnership with regional employers and delivered from ARU Peterborough.

Information for aspiring apprentices Information about degree apprenticeships for employers

Want to talk to someone?

If you’d like to discuss any aspect of degree apprenticeships, then our designated team of experts would be delighted to hear from you.