Creative Minds

Helping you to network, collaborate and gain experience in creative industries during and after your degree.


What is Creative Minds?


Creative Minds is a new initiative developed by Anglia Ruskin Students' Union, with the support of Anglia Ruskin University and the University Arts Council. Creative Minds is designed to support ARU students and alumni who are interested in gaining insight into creative industries and developing their creative skills. 


What does Creative Minds offer?

  • A free online platform - Use Creative Minds to find projects and people to collaborate with.
  • A customisable profile system - Create your own personal profile and advertise your creative talents to the public. 
  • Access to exclusive creative opportunities - Looking for opportunities? Use Creative Minds to find a role.
  • Access to exclusive events - Join us at one of our networking evenings, speaker events, lunchtime sessions or socials. 
  • Advertisement - You can use your Creative Minds profile to publicly advertise your events, projects and opportunities. 
  • Support - We'll support you in setting up your own profile or start-up. We can even provide you with your first business cards.
  • Network - Use Creative Minds to become part of a creative community on campus and meet potential employers. 



Where to find us:

Come in to the Students' Union to meet with our Project Lead to discuss your creative mind and we will help you find opportunities to suit you.


Abi Dickinson
Creative Minds Project Lead
In person: SU Office (Cambridge) HEL125, 9am - 5pm.
Telephone: 01223 460 008


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