You want exposure to professional practices, to make your experience as valuable and impactful as possible. At ARU, you’ll have access to multi-million pound facilities, enhancing your industry experience in ways that on-the-job learning often can’t provide.
On each of our main campuses in Chelmsford and Cambridge you’ll find a library, bar and restaurant, Students’ Union venue and shop, John Smith’s bookshop, medical centre, gym and Employment Bureau.
Medical and Health Professionals
Our exciting new School of Medicine, situated in the heart of our Chelmsford campus, will open for its first intake in September 2018. The building features state-of-the art skills labs, lecture theatres, simulation rooms and an anatomy suite. Add to this our already impressive mock hospital wards and paramedic skills lab and we have everything covered to support your career in the medical and health professions.
You’ll flourish in Cambridge where the Ruskin Gallery and Mumford Theatre host free lunchtime gigs and public exhibitions. Our light and airy studios, fashion and 3D workshops, photography lab, TV, sound and recording studios, printmaking workshop and music therapy centre will nurture the best of your talents.
Our spectacular new Science Centre in Cambridge is home to our Biomedical and Forensic Science, Biology and Psychology students, with a multitude of high-tech labs to support all your study needs.
Entrepreneurs and Financiers
The Lord Ashcroft International School is a hub of innovations, with teaching ranked in the top 10 for student satisfaction in May 2017 (Guardian University Guide). In Chelmsford, you can trade like a pro in our Bloomberg Financial Market Lab.
If you want to leave your mark on the landscape and like finding clever solutions to a challenge then you’ll thrive in our engineering labs, offering industry-standard facilities. Architects will bond over collaborative projects in our dedicated studios and building enthusiasts will gain hands on experience at our annual constructionarium event.
There’s so much more to see at ARU. Discover the world we’re building for our students with a tour of our facilities at our next Open Day.