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ARU listed in the top 350 universities in the world and top 40 in the UK

ARU has been particularly praised for its ‘international outlook’ and 'Researcher Influence'.

Your pathway to a degree from ARU

ARU College (formerly known as Cambridge Ruskin International College or CRIC) offers undergraduate and postgraduate pathways at ARU for applicants that do not meet the requirements for direct entry, have not studied the subjects required for their chosen degree or spent some time out of education. Following completion of the ARU College pathway students benefit from direct entry onto an ARU degree.

ARU - A TOP University

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Rising Star Institution

Named one of the top 20 global ‘rising star’ institutions by Firetail.

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Top University

Ranked one of the top 40 universities in the UK and top 350 institutions in the world, in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022.

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Award-winning Facilities

The university is recognised for the quality and value of its facilities, including praise for its ‘excellent’ learning environment.

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No.1 for Health and Wellbeing

Ranked 1st in the UK and 20th in the world for health and wellbeing in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.


Global University

ARU is an innovative global university with students from 185 countries coming to study with us.


Top for International Graduates

One of the top 10 universities for international graduates in employment in the UK (HESA, July 2021).



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