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Student Union Awards

Tue 09 Apr 2024

A group of students holding up the awards that they won at the SU Awards

Thousands of you give your time to make a real, positive impact on others via our societies, course rep and volunteer programmes and now, we want to celebrate YOU. Nominate someone you know for an award today....Learn More

 
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Writtle Summer Festival

Mon 25 Mar 2024

Night time image of the fairground rides lit up, festival bunting and students enjoying themselves.

Bands | DJ | Food Trucks | Fairground Rides | Silent Disco. Get your tickets now!...Learn More

 
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SU Fest

Mon 25 Mar 2024

Photo of students dancing at the SU Fest

Silent Disco | Live Music | Food Trucks | Inflatables! Get your tickets now!...Learn More

 
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Take the National Student Survey

Fri 15 Mar 2024

A banner image for the National Student Survey, which reads 'Your views, your NSS'.

Calling all third year students, take the NSS survey today!...Learn More

 
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The ARU Students' Union Gender Expression Fund

Fri 15 Mar 2024

Text reading "Gender Expression Fund" above a transgender pride flag

The Union recognises the potential financial burden that can be faced by students undergoing any level of gender identity transition. To ensure students can live as their most authentic self, regardless of their eco...Learn More

 
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Student Opportunity: 'Friends of ARU Students' Union'

Tue 27 Feb 2024

Two members of student staff conversing in an SU shop, holding flasks.

Sign up 10 businesses to the 'Friends of ARU Students' Union' campaign and receive a £100 gift voucher of your choice!...Learn More

 
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Registering with a GP

Thu 25 Jan 2024

A student is sitting at a desk facing away from the camera, while a doctor talks to them

If you happen to feel unwell during your time at ARU, there are health services available to help you....Learn More

 
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Volunteer of the Month Winners

Wed 17 Jan 2024

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Support for Students - Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents

Mon 27 Nov 2023

A group of students sitting in the SU space, taken through the window from the outside.

How can you tell when a crime becomes a hate crime and what should you do if you witness one?...Learn More

 
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Prayer Space Project

Wed 20 Sep 2023

A picture of two people use prayer mats side by side

Sharmeen, your Student Union officer (Vice President Healthcare Practice) has been working closely with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and the Chelmsford Islamic Society to establish a Muslim Prayer space at ARU Che...Learn More

 
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Get Scam Savvy!

Fri 28 Jul 2023

A group of five students sitting around a table in the Student Union space.

The internet is filled with fraudsters, from housing scams to people impersonating the government. Check out these top tips to keep yourself safe from scams!...Learn More

 
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Student Renting Guide

Mon 19 Jun 2023

A bookshelf with a few books leaning on it beside a hanging light bulb. The words 'Students' Private

 
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New Prayer Spaces for Chelmsford

Fri 02 Jun 2023

Whilst Cambridge campus enjoys dedicated prayer spaces, I saw that Chelmsford students were still having to make do with temporary space in Mildmay. So working with student societies and ARU, we've gotten a commitme...Learn More

 
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HEMS Placement Travel Guide

Mon 22 May 2023

A picture of the HEMS placement guide cover, featuring various forms of public transport on a teal b

With the ongoing Cost of Living crisis, I want to make sure no one is missing out on how to save money when travelling to placements. Make sure you're getting the most out of travel near you!...Learn More

 
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Student Renter's Guide Re-Release

Thu 11 May 2023

The Student Renter's Guide was first written in 2018 by a student for students, to help avoid the potential pitfalls of private renting and give helpful hints and tips. Since then a lot has changed in renting legisl...Learn More

 
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Ending Period Poverty

Wed 04 May 2022

No one should have to live through period poverty, and to eliminate it at ARU, HEMS VP Divya Agarwal made sure that the university provides access to free sanitary products for all!...Learn More

 
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Holi 2022

Tue 03 May 2022

Holi is a time of spring; love, and forgiveness. Sobin Sojan, AHSS VP, talks about what Holi is and the amazing colour run celebration he organised at ARU Cambridge....Learn More

 
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Reclaim the Night 2022

Wed 23 Mar 2022

This year, on March 11th, I attend the Reclaim the Night march, to show that female-identifying and non-binary people had the right to safety when out at night. I wanted to share my experience of the night, and why ...Learn More

 
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Safer Nights Out

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Our statement to clubs requiring more safety, and resources that may be useful for those feeling unsafe on a night out....Learn More

 
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Your Guide to London

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about London!...Learn More

 
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Your Guide to Chelmsford

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!...Learn More

 
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Your Guide to Cambridge

Thu 07 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!...Learn More

 
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Recipes: the beginner's guide to cooking

Wed 25 Oct 2017

dried spaghetti with dried pasta on top

Are you still eating beans on toast? Read this article for some easy meals to master....Learn More

 
 

News

Student Union Awards
A group of students holding up the awards that they won at the SU Awards

Thousands of you give your time to make a real, positive impact on others via our societies, course rep and volunteer programmes and now, we want to celebrate YOU. Nominate someone you know for an award today.

 
ARU contact list

ARU CONTACT LIST LENT 2021

 
Visual Stories: Letters to our Younger Selves

Check out this inspiring collaboration between ARQlab and Cambridge School of Art, (the sports students and the illustration students!)

 
Writtle Summer Festival
Night time image of the fairground rides lit up, festival bunting and students enjoying themselves.

Bands | DJ | Food Trucks | Fairground Rides | Silent Disco. Get your tickets now!

 
Trimester 1 (2023/34) SSLC Summary

Find out how your elected representatives supported you in last Trimester's Student Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) meeting

 
Vice-President for Business & Law Slashes Class Sizes!

Alongside student and staff support, Neelima secures smaller class sizes for FBL students!

 
Supports Available for Nigerians
ARUNSA Friday Night Meetings

Do you know that as a Nigerian society we hold check-in calls every Friday at 8pm to check on each other, signpost one another to help available both in and outside ARU and exchange ideas and experiences and finalise the society activities. Join us, it is only one hour every week, you'd get to know your committee members, and meet other Nigerian students face to face and get as many as needed.

 
Cost of Living Campaign

The current UK cost of living crisis is affecting everyone, and students are no exception. We can no longer stand by idly while students are focused on surviving rather than enjoying their experience at ARU. It’s time to take action.

 
Welcome to The Shy People

Welcome to the shy people!

 
It begins
Level Up! Gaming Society

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SU Fest
Photo of students dancing at the SU Fest

Silent Disco | Live Music | Food Trucks | Inflatables! Get your tickets now!

 
University Feedback Forum 'You Said, we did' Feb '24

UFF feedback from the 14/02/2024

 
Hello!

Welcome to your Students' Union

 
Take the National Student Survey
A banner image for the National Student Survey, which reads 'Your views, your NSS'.

Calling all third year students, take the NSS survey today!

 
Student discounts

Find out what student discounts are available in Peterborough...

 
The ARU Students' Union Gender Expression Fund
Text reading "Gender Expression Fund" above a transgender pride flag

The Union recognises the potential financial burden that can be faced by students undergoing any level of gender identity transition. To ensure students can live as their most authentic self, regardless of their economic background, we have created this fund to allow students of any means to buy items that most match their identity.

 
Best Lunch Spots Around Farringdon
Image of lunch boxes

We've sourced the best meal deals around Farringdon

 
Student Opportunity: 'Friends of ARU Students' Union'
Two members of student staff conversing in an SU shop, holding flasks.

Sign up 10 businesses to the 'Friends of ARU Students' Union' campaign and receive a £100 gift voucher of your choice!

 
Best Lunch Spots Around East India
Image of sandwich roll

We've sourced the best meal deals around East India

 
Tips for Avoiding Academic Misconduct
Photo of an essay on an open laptop

Five tips to help you avoid academic misconduct while writing your essays

 
Registering with a GP
A student is sitting at a desk facing away from the camera, while a doctor talks to them

If you happen to feel unwell during your time at ARU, there are health services available to help you.

 
Support for Students - Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents
A group of students sitting in the SU space, taken through the window from the outside.

How can you tell when a crime becomes a hate crime and what should you do if you witness one?

 
Prayer Space Project
A picture of two people use prayer mats side by side

Sharmeen, your Student Union officer (Vice President Healthcare Practice) has been working closely with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and the Chelmsford Islamic Society to establish a Muslim Prayer space at ARU Chelmsford.

 
Get Scam Savvy!
A group of five students sitting around a table in the Student Union space.

The internet is filled with fraudsters, from housing scams to people impersonating the government. Check out these top tips to keep yourself safe from scams!

 
New Prayer Spaces for Chelmsford

Whilst Cambridge campus enjoys dedicated prayer spaces, I saw that Chelmsford students were still having to make do with temporary space in Mildmay. So working with student societies and ARU, we've gotten a commitment to building permanent prayer spaces for all our students!

 
HEMS Placement Travel Guide
A picture of the HEMS placement guide cover, featuring various forms of public transport on a teal b

With the ongoing Cost of Living crisis, I want to make sure no one is missing out on how to save money when travelling to placements. Make sure you're getting the most out of travel near you!

 
Student Renter's Guide Re-Release

The Student Renter's Guide was first written in 2018 by a student for students, to help avoid the potential pitfalls of private renting and give helpful hints and tips. Since then a lot has changed in renting legislation, so we've updated our guide with all the current rules; laws and guidance.

 
Being a Vice President - A journey of learning

Vice President London, East India

 
Ending Period Poverty

No one should have to live through period poverty, and to eliminate it at ARU, HEMS VP Divya Agarwal made sure that the university provides access to free sanitary products for all!

 
Holi 2022

Holi is a time of spring; love, and forgiveness. Sobin Sojan, AHSS VP, talks about what Holi is and the amazing colour run celebration he organised at ARU Cambridge.

 
Things you don't have to do

Uni myths BUSTED!

 
Reclaim the Night 2022

This year, on March 11th, I attend the Reclaim the Night march, to show that female-identifying and non-binary people had the right to safety when out at night. I wanted to share my experience of the night, and why it is so important we continue to fight for women's rights all across the globe.

 
Safer Nights Out

Our statement to clubs requiring more safety, and resources that may be useful for those feeling unsafe on a night out.

 
Your Guide to Cambridge

Everything you need to know about Cambridge!

 
Your Guide to Chelmsford

Everything you need to know about Chelmsford!

 
Let’s Talk Budgeting
two hands stacking three groups of coins

Effective money management is something we're all struggling with

 
Your Guide to London

Everything you need to know about London!

 
Recipes: the beginner's guide to cooking
dried spaghetti with dried pasta on top

Are you still eating beans on toast? Read this article for some easy meals to master.

 
Communication is Key for Student Success
Two women sitting at a table and talking

Timely communication can help resolve many of your queries effectively

 
Looking after your mental wellbeing

Top tips to help manage your mental health