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Anglia Ruskin University

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Overview of Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University, formerly Cambridge School of Arts, dates back to 1858.  Founded by William John Beamont, it went through various stages of development–Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology, Mid-Essex Technical College, Essex Institute of Higher Education and Anglia Polytechnic University before becoming Anglia Ruskin University, taking its name after the place Anglia and the leading Victorian art critic John Ruskin. Anglia Ruskin University review by students comes close to a 4-star rating, ranking it at the 85th place among the UK’s 140 universities. 

With about 40000 students worldwide, Anglia Ruskin University has campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London.


Anglia Ruskin University Courses 

The university offers programmes at various levels:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Postgraduate research
  • Part-time courses
  • Continuing professional development
  • Degree apprenticeships
  • Distance learning
  • English language courses


Subjects from these fields are offered

  • Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Business and Law
  • Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care
  • Science and Engineering


Anglia Ruskin University Ranking

Anglia Ruskin University World Ranking
Times Higher Education or THE (2020)301-350

Anglia Ruskin University National Ranking
The Complete University Guide (2020)118
The Guardian (2020)99
The Times / Sunday Times (2020)122
Teaching Excellence Framework, a British Government AssessmentSilver


Accounting and Finance (with Placement Year) BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Animal Behaviour (with Placement Year) BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Animal Behaviour BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Applied Nutritional Science BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Civil Engineering MEng - Postgraduate
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
Medicine MB ChB - Postgraduate
Osteopathy MOst - Postgraduate
What do I Need to Get in

You need to have completed a Bachelor’s program in engineering or medicine or a Master’s program in any other field.

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Anglia Ruskin University is based in the south of England and has three contemporary primary campuses in Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough, all within an hour of London. The Cambridge campus is located in the heart of a famous university city and with the opening of a new £ 35 million renovation has lately reached a milestone in its history.

The Chelmsford site, known as the Rivermead campus, is a 10-minute walk from the city center on the banks of the Chelmer River in a picturesque location. Rivermead is a modern campus, most of which are under the age of 10. Recently, both Cambridge and Chelmsford have been ranked top ten best places to reside in the UK. Peterborough is the smallest campus that specializes in classes on health and social care.

Student Life

The university welcomes you on arrival and arranges a meeting with students’ unions and clubs. The first week is one of orientation and settling in. Known for its Mumford theatre and Ruskin Art Gallery, the campus offers all kinds of students’ facilities such as a library, IT support, sports facilities besides accommodation. Anglia Ruskin University reviews from students are good.

  • Chris Beckett – Scholar, Writer and Science-fiction novelist.
  • Manish Bhasin – BBC presenter and sports journalist.
  • Elsie Vera Cole-Artist
  • Tony Palladino- English cricketer
Fun Facts
  • Due to its association with Guglielmo Marconi, who opened the world's first wireless plant in Chelmsford, Chelmsford is regarded as the birthplace of radio.
  • Chelmsford was once England's capital for a few days when the government headquarters relocated here temporarily.
  • The first football match was performed in 1848 in Cambridge.

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