Why study at Cambridge School of Art

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Ten reasons to join us in Cambridge:

  • Learn from the experts – professional, industry-connected practitioners, and leading academics
  • Make connections – in the creative industries and explore options in other sectors
  • Collaborate – join a lively, friendly and creative community at the heart of our university campus
  • Work and live in Cambridge – a safe and vibrant student city and one of the UK's top creative hotspots
  • Get real professional experience – using industry-standard kit and completing live briefs, work experience, internships and other collaborative projects
  • Benefit from a full university experience at ARU – get support and advice from study skills to well-being
  • Graduate ready to succeed – with the portfolio, connections, experience and key skills needed for the jobs of the future
  • Get noticed – showcase your talents at exhibitions and shows, and join our other award- and prize-winning students and graduates
  • Develop a broad skillset – including employability and entrepreneurialism advice, and annual competitions
  • Broaden your horizons – with modules from other subjects and study abroad opportunities