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Join students, researchers and staff from across our University by reading their blogs for a behind-the-scenes look at life here and our research.

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4 June 2018

Quoting Robert Louis Stephenson ('There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign'), I would like to talk about my life as an international student. Read more…

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7 June 2018

Dr Robert Prihajo is a lecturer on our Adult Nursing course in Peterborough, with a special interest in diabetes and long-term health conditions. In this blog, he shares the evolution of his career and what nursing means to him. Read more…

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1 June 2018

I came to Anglia Ruskin through Clearing. I've now finished my first year studying Pharmaceutical Science and my future prospects are greater than they've ever been. Read more…

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18 May 2018

Do you know the difference between a dispensing optician, optometrist, ophthalmologist and orthoptist? They all provide eye care but have different levels of training and expertise. Read more…

18 May 2018

I am a residential student ambassador for ARU. Every time I do an accommodation tour with future students and their parents, I’m always asked 'Which is better, student halls or houses?' Read more…

14 May 2018

I am responsible for the learning, teaching, quality and student experience in our Business School, where I lead on curriculum development, employer engagement and our employability strategy. Read more…

8 May 2018

Choosing a university to go to can be quite an ordeal for some people; I know it was for me. Completing my A levels I was quite a shy, reserved person, and honestly, I wasn’t even sure at this point if university was for me. I was so unsure of myself - never mind what university to go to! Read more…

7 May 2018

Moving on to university campus was possibly one of the most terrifying days I have ever experienced. Realising that I would have to cook, clean and be independent scared me, in case I did something wrong. Read more…

4 May 2018

The science sector is a major growth industry in the UK, with genomics in particular growing by 20% this year*, and Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she wants Britain to be 'a leader in science and innovation'… Read more…


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