Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is a public university in East Anglia, United Kingdom. It has its origins in the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William John Beamont in 1858. It became a university in 1992 and was renamed after John Ruskin in 2005. It is one of the post-1992 universities. Anglia Ruskin has 39,400 students worldwide and has campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London. It also shares campuses with the College of West Anglia in King’s Lynn, Wisbech and Cambridge and partnerships with universities from the around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. There are four faculties of study at the university: Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care and Faculty of Science & Engineering. The university’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS) in Cambridge and Chelmsford is one of the largest business schools in the East of England. In 2019, the School of Medicine was formally opened at its Chelmsford campus by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

  • Anglia Ruskin University is ranked within the top 350 universities in the world and ranked 41st in the UK by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020;
  • Anglia Ruskin was named the UK ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2014;
  • Anglia Ruskin University was awarded a First in the Green League 2012 by People & Planet.