Believe you can and you will. #FridayFeeling
Too Old to Die Young: ARU student Alex discovers the highs and lows of being a paramedic.

“Sometimes on placement we go to jobs that can be daunting, horrible and emotionally straining, but it’s part of the career I’m going into. This is the reality we live and work in”.
How can you protect yourself from cybercrime?

Find out how at our Cambridge campus on Tuesday, 24 January where we’ll be holding a public event to address the growing threat of cybercrime:
Everyone welcome!
Have your say about Anglia Ruskin: keep an eye out on your student email for the link to this year’s National Student Survey (NSS).

The NSS 2017 survey will open on Monday 6 February. Your opinion means a lot to us - we want to know what we do well, so we can carry on doing it and what you think could be improved, so we can tweak it.
Congratulations to Michael, Intern of the Year 2016!

‘I’m #ARUProud to be part of a fantastic university and part of an award-winning extra curriculum development programme. I wish you all the best for 2017!’

Guest blog: Intern of the Year 2016
This week’s #ARUplaces takes us to our campus libraries! The ARU library is your destination of choice if you’re looking to make the most of your studies in the most enjoyable and efficient way possible.

And students can rely on them to be open over vacation times. Check out vacation opening hours here:
Each library is fully equipped with a large number of...
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Have you had your Men ACWY vaccine? You might’ve heard that anyone under 25 can get a free vaccination against meningitis.
With the weather being cold a little cold or flu is normal, but it’s good to be aware of any unusual symptoms.

It’s better to be safe, so if in doubt, get checked out! See more information here for support and advice:
If you’re joining us soon, make sure you’ve downloaded our ARU app! It’s the easiest way to find your way around Welcome week - we’ll be uploading events soon!
Download here:

Mobile App at Anglia Ruskin University
Is East Anglia becoming a dustbowl? #OurPeople, Professor Aled Jones, Director of ARU’s Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) looks at the risk:
If you ‘have an interest in moving forward with understanding military health and how it has become a global issue either personally or professionally, this course will be perfect’.

Interested in the #armedforces? Meet our Student Vicki Pattenden, who studies MSc Global Military Veteran and Family Studies at ARU, tells us how our course has expanded her knowledge, boosted her confidence and...
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We’re #ARUproud of our alumnus Shu-ti Liao, who is a true inspiration to us all. She graduated from our MA Children’s Book Illustration in 2015 - the same year she won first place at the 2015 Macmillan Prize for Illustration for her book called “Adventure at Night”.
“I really enjoyed the atmosphere here. To me, it is a place where you can focus on your favourite thing [illustration].”
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Enjoy the weekend and stay safe in the weather.
The snow does make for some nice scenery on campus!
This was your most-liked #Instagram photo of 2016 - our #Cambridge campus at sunset.
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Exams are finished - you’ve done the hard work, so enjoy the weekend! #FridayFeeling
“For the accounting sector, global work is at the top of the to-do list to become successful. For anyone interested in meeting a wide range of people, university offers you that chance on a plate. I have met the most wonderful and helpful people who have been really outgoing”.

In this blog, Tamsin, our Accounting and Finance BSc student, gives her thoughts on how the ARU campus culture is...
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Professionalism and merit - words used to distract us from social inequality?

#OurPeople Dr Daniel Smith explains what “meritocracy” is and how it’s a smokescreen for inherited privilege.

Daniel is our Senior Lecturer in Sociology and his main research interests are in the sociology of class and culture, identity and popular culture, as well as social media and...
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The meritocracy is a smokescreen for inherited privilege
Congratulations to our honorary Anya Hindmarch who's been awarded CBE in the Queen's New Years Honours. #ARUproud

Has Anya’s story got you inspired? With our degree, you’ll master contemporary fashion design, then launch your collection at our end-of-course degree show. Find out more:
Did someone say ‘snow’!? Make sure to wrap up warm like Ruskin the Rhino here.
We’ll keep you posted with any updates:
Dippy has now gone on tour… But the question is how do you flatpack a dinosaur?

Ben Garrod, ARU Fellow in Animal and Environmental Biology, tells us how - and, it involves wet toilet roll…
Coming from overseas this January? There are only two weeks left until you arrive!

If you haven’t already, get #ARUready and book onto our free welcome programme:

Hear from our students how our International Orientation can help you: