What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
At ARU, taking the leap, defying the odds, and striving to succeed is what we do. These are the stories of the people who make ARU.
Our world-leading music therapy work, in particular our focus on the wellbeing of people living with dementia, earned The Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2021. These prizes are the highest national honour in higher and further education. They recognise outstanding work that shows the highest levels of quality and innovation and delivers significant public benefit.Find out more about the Queen's Anniversary prize
John Ruskin was a philanthropist, patron, critic and social thinker. In 1858, he was present when Cambridge School of Art first opened its doors; over time, the art school grew to become Anglia Ruskin University.