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    Anglia Ruskin, Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2014, is an innovative, international university with campuses in three vibrant cities: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough. The University is one of the largest universities in Eastern England, with a global student population of over 35,000 (including 20,700 in the UK). Graduate prospects are among the best in the country - with 9 out of 10 starting their career or further study within the first six months*. The University prides itself on championing entrepreneurial spirit among its students and staff – and many of its courses are recognised by industry and a large number are professionally accredited.

    The three campuses and cities each have their own distinct personality, but all are characterised by a lively, friendly feel and are easy to get around. Cambridge is, of course, renowned for its beauty and reputation as a seat of learning. Many say it’s the perfect student city – it’s got history, stunning architecture, a beautiful riverside location as well as lots to do.

    Chelmsford, one of the newest cities in the UK, has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and it’s just a short hop on the train (35 minutes) to London. Its Chelmsford campus offers a truly campus experience with its excellent teaching and learning facilities.

    The Peterborough campus is small but perfectly formed, just like the city itself. There’s still plenty to do, whether you like bars, theatre or culture – the city is dominated by its Norman cathedral – and it’s brilliantly connected for getting around the rest of England.

    *Graduates working or in further study (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Institutions, 2012/13).

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    88th (The Guardian University Guide 2016)
    115th (Complete University Guide 2016)


    Fees for new undergraduate students from the UK/EU for 2015/16 start at £9,000 for a degree course, while international students pay from £10,300 (see Fees section for further information).

    Green score:

    31st out of 143 universities with a score of 59.8% (People and Planet Green League 2015)

    % Full time students: 73.4

    % Part time: 26.6

    Postgraduate students: 3,410

    International students: 3,070 (EU: 915, non-EU: 2,155)

    % Mature students: 65.4

    Male to female ratio: 39:61

    Student to staff ratio: 19:1

    Established: 1858

    UCAS Code: A60


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    Anglia Ruskin University open days

    There are a selection of open days which take place throughout the year for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. To check the latest dates and to book your place, visit their website.

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