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Discover one of England’s newest cities. Just 35 minutes away from London by train, Chelmsford is rich in history, music, food and entertainment. Our green, modern campus is by the river in the University and Innovation Quarter, only a short stroll from the lively centre.

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Anglia Ruskin University

Chelmsford Campus
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford
Essex CM1 1SQ


Why choose ARU Chelmsford

Our striking, modern campus is a short stroll from Chelmsford city centre.

Investing in your future

We're the first university campus in the UK to be officially endorsed as a safe night out.

Flying the 'Purple Flag'

Anglia Ruskin has been named as one of the top 20 rising stars in global higher education.

Rising through the ranks
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Key facts about Chelmsford

The UK's newest city

There are 69 cities in the UK and Chelmsford is proud to be one of the newest, having been granted city status in 2012.

A safe place to live

In 2016, Chelmsford was ranked as the joint 14th safest place to live in the UK, based on residents' experiences of how friendly, welcoming and polite the city is.

Birthplace of radio

Chelmsford is known as the birthplace of radio, thanks to its connection with Guglielmo Marconi who opened the world's first wireless factory here in 1899.

Students' Union

You'll become a member of our Students' Union as soon as you enrol at Anglia Ruskin.

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