Transforming students’ ideas into positive change

You’re part of the community at ARU so have your say on how your university develops. When you have an idea or want something new, we're here to help you make it happen.


The more you contribute, the stronger our university will become. You elect the student representatives who get your voice heard in our university. Share your feedback with your representatives and they will work in partnership with ARU to turn your ideas into positive change.

Be a leader, stand for election as a student representative and join a team of 600 students dedicated to improving your everyday experience.

Nominate yourself to be elected as a student representative to gain skills including communication, negotiation, problem solving and strategic thinking. By volunteering your time we’ll accredit your hours and skills for your CV.


Did you know?...

The most students ever voted in our Executive elections this year.


How can I make change?

As a student you can make a difference within the University by raising your issues, concerns as well as praises to inform future change. Get to know and feedback to your Representatives and talk to them about your University and student experience. They will raise your comments at relevant meetings for discussion with Union and University staff to bring about change. You can also submit any ideas you have for change at Student Council, where your Reps will discuss and vote upon them to transform your idea into policy.

Where to find us:

Come in to the Students' Union to meet with a Representation Coordinator to discuss your role and we will give you guidance to be the best rep you can be.

Cambridge Coordinators

Helmore Building, Helmore 125
Tel: 01223 460 008

Lizzie Cody
Representation Coordinator


Chelmsford Coordinators
Tindal Building, First Floor
Tel: 01245 258 178

Emma Howes
Representation Coordinator


Peterborough Coordinators

Peterborough 107D
Tel: 0845 196 5560

Dan Login
Students' Union Coordinator



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