We're proud to be shortlisted for the University of the Year accolade at the Times Higher Education (THE) 2023 awards. We're also shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; and Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community.
In 2022, we were named as one of the top 350 universities in the world for the seventh successive year – and one of the top 40 in the UK. We were proud to receive The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work in November 2021.
We were also named as one of the UK’s top ten universities for Education, Social Work and Sports Science courses in the Guardian League Table 2023.
Here are just a few examples of these and other successes.
The University of the Year award honours ‘exceptional performance during the 2021-22 academic year'. Our shortlisting reflects ARU’s success in delivering high-impact projects during this period, despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.THE University of the Year award
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. The prize recognises outstanding research work that delivers significant public benefit.The Queen's Anniversary Prize
THE Impact Rankings 2023