Our Campaigns


Campaigning is vitally important to make positive changes both here at Anglia Ruskin and in the wider community. Our Officer Team and our Campaign Reps have a wide range of campaigns planned for the 2017-2018 academic year.  

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In the mean time, head over to last year’s campaign pages, Just a Thought, Take a Break and Just a Thought, Keep an Open Mind to see our hints and tips of how to get through stressful times, and who to contact if you need support. 


This year, your Officer Team's priority campaign is Let's Be Honest, a campaign designed to raise awareness of mental health issues and how to access the wide range of support that is available at Anglia Ruskin. Our vision is for Anglia Ruskin University to be a community that cares for each other. To find out more click here.

Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free (KWAF)

Jamie believes Wednesday afternoons should be free for students to take part in extra and co-curricular activities and have the opportunity to catch up on coursework and practise good self-care. To find out more click here.

Free Printing

Johanna is working on lobbying the university to cut the costs of printing for students by moving submissions online and finding a way students can print using vouchers or Books Plus.

LGBT+ History Month

Laura is planning events for LGBT+ history month to celebrate and continue to help build an inclusive community at ARU.

Increased Food Variety

Johanna is working on increasing food variety of campus by asking you to suggest your favorites, getting you to vote for the top ten, trialing them in the Cambridge canteen and (hopefully) making some of them permanent menu items.

3V's: Voice, Visibility, and Validation

Eliza is using the 3V's campaign to increase the strength of the BME voice on campus: check out a bit more about what 3V's means, her events, and the amazing 'We Are One' project that YOU can be a part of!

Let's De-Stress

Eliza is providing monthly De-Stress Events to help reduce stress during the course of the academic year.

You Are Irreplaceable

As a part of Eliza's De-Stress events, she teamed up with Laura during LGBT+ History Month to give out the incredible 'You Are Irreplaceable' bracelets!

Cultural Give-it-a-Go

Eliza is putting on a series of Cultural Give-it-a-Goes to help celebrate the diversity of cultures here at ARU - come check out Nigeria in Cambridge, our next event!

Personal Tutoring Review

Kirran is carrying out a review into the personal tutoring system alongside Professor Ruth Taylor - find out more about this very exciting project!

Equal Access Policy

Action on the Equal Access Policy passed by Student Council is being led by Grace Anderson, Michael Turner, and Laura Douds - read more here and sign the petition to help support refugees and asylum seekers!

BME Cambridge: Awareness and Inclusion

Your BME Rep for Cambridge, Blessing Raimi, is gathering feedback about the BME student experience at ARU. Check out what she is up to!

Bathroom Inclusivity

Your Trans Rep for Cambridge, Michael Turner, is working to make sure bathrooms are inclusive for the trans community at ARU. Take a look!

Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign

Your Women's Rep for Cambridge, Kyia Thompson, is working to reduce incidents of sexual harassment and make people more aware of the experience of women at university. See what she has been up to!

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