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Anglia Ruskin University

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 863 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 50%
Institution type Public

About Anglia Ruskin University

The Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest universities in the East of England with a student population of over 39,400. The Anglia Ruskin University has been awarded the 39th placement in Times Higher Education's World University Rankings in both 2017 and 2018.

A wide range of courses are offered from five faculties namely: The Ashcroft International Business School; Faculty of Science and Technology; Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences; Faculty of Education; and Faculty of Health and Social Care. The university also a large provider of part-time education. 

With 12 research areas ranked "world-leading" by UK's Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014, Anglia Ruskin continues to shine as UK's top institutions.

Their notable course MA Children's Book Illustration has been a long inclusion of the Cambridge School of Art's tradition; and has expanded in the 21st century to include computer game art and creative music technology.

Campus information

The main campuses are at Cambridge and Chelmsford. In addition, the university has an extensive network of contacts with institutions around the world such as Malaysia and Trinidad.  

Campus facilities include:

  • 400-seat lecture theatre
  • Two 200-seat lecture theatres
  • Harvard-style lecture theatre
  • Open-access area with 250 new computers
  • On-site library which is spacious and well stocked
  • Roof terraces and courtyards to relax between lectures
  • 4 catering outlets, ranging from a Costa coffee to a refectory with a selection of hot and cold meals
  • John Smith's bookshop
  • Gym
  • A wide range of student support services
  • Students' Union
  • Student shop
  • Employment Bureau
  • Nursery
  • Medical Centre
  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi

Located in the Cambridge. Just a few minutes walk from the campus is a shopping complex, The Grafton Centre. Students also can enjoy sports, arts and nightlife in this beautiful city. 


Cambridge campus

  • Anastasia House
  • CB1
  • Peter Taylor House
  • The Railyard
  • Sedley Court
  • Swinhoe Hall
  • University shared houses
  • YMCA
  • If you’re studying nursing, midwifery or operating department practice and your course includes a placement, you’ll be able to apply for accommodation at Addenbrooke's Hospital or Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

Chelmsford campus

  • Student Village
  • Hospital accomodation in Essex for those pursuing courses in nursing, midwifery or operating department practice.

Peterborough campus

  • University Court
  • Peterborough City Hospital for those pursuing courses in nursing, midwifery or operating department practice.

Private renting

  • Tenancy Support Team to find property

*Anglia Ruskin does not support nor endorse properties or the people renting them.


Courses available 10

Applied, Pure Sciences 3 Computer Science, IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 1 Health and Medicine 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 4 Law 1


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