Published: 12 March 2012 at 11:16
Anglia Ruskin Vice Chancellor committed to growing city’s higher education provision
Anglia Ruskin University has allocated an extra 110 student places to University Centre Peterborough for courses beginning this September.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) awarded 20,000 extra places to institutions that are charging average tuition fees of £7,500 or less for their degree courses. Anglia Ruskin received 569 extra places in total, more than any other university in England.
University Centre Peterborough is a joint venture between Anglia Ruskin University and Peterborough Regional College, and currently has 637 students enrolled.
Combined with the recently opened Guild House facility on Oundle Road, which offers a range of Nursing and Social Work courses, over 1,300 people are studying with Anglia Ruskin in Peterborough.
Anglia Ruskin’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Michael Thorne, said: