Get the Most From BooksPlus



Use your BooksPlus card with the Students' Union

Books Plus is a scheme that Anglia Ruskin funds to help you with the cost of study.

The purpose of Books Plus is to support eligible students with the cost of study resources and to encourage student engagement and a sense of belonging.

You can spend up to £100 of your £400 bursary at the Students’ Union!


With your Books Plus card you can buy;



  • Anglia Ruskin University branded clothing.


  • Major events tickets such as the Summer Ball, SU Awards and Sports Awards




To see all the discounts that you'll get with your NUS Extra card have a look here.

Make sure you pop down to the Students’ Union Office and Shop to pick up your goodies!

Find out more about the scheme here.



Who is eligible?

You are eligible if you are:
  • A Home or EU student studying on an undergraduate course funded by the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE)


  • Or studying for a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)


  • Paying the new higher rate of fees (non-NHS funded)


  • Studying with Anglia Ruskin University on campus at Chelmsford, Cambridge, or Peterborough Guild House.


Where to Use Your Card 

Cambridge Campus

Students' Union Office

Peter Taylor House

East Road

Tel: 01223 460 008

Chelmsford Campus

Students' Union Office
1st Floor, Tindal Building

Tel: 01245 258 178


Students' Union Shop

Coslett Courtyard, near the campus back gate.

More info about the shop can be found here.