Scholarships at Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Overview

Anglia Ruskin University – ARU is one of the top 350 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings) and is an innovative institution which is also considered a ‘rising star’ – one of the institutions predicted to be challenging the global elite by 2030.

Many of our courses are recognised by industry and a large number are professionally accredited. Businesses regularly come back to us for interns, training, research and collaborative programmes. With 84% overall satisfactionin the National Student Survey 2018, our students are some of the most satisfied in the country. We’re one of the largest universities in the East of England and have two main campuses in Chelmsford and Cambridge, each less than an hour away from London. Both cities have been rated in the top ten best places to live in the UK. So come and join our international community of over 100 nationalities and make your ambitions a reality!

Services for International Students

Anglia Ruskin has just under 2,000 international students enrolled, and is consistently ranked in the top three universities in the country for its Welcome, Arrival and Orientation Programme for international students by the International Student Barometer. Following the latest survey in 2013, student satisfaction was rated at over 90 per cent.

Anglia Ruskin’s student services team has specialist International Student Support advisers who are on-site to help international students with banking, language support and visas, as well as holding social events and orientations. An International Orientation Programme runs before each semester to welcome and support new students.

Ranking

  • 117th in the Times University Guide 2021
  • 80th in the Guardian University Guide 2021

In the latest Research Excellence Framework, Anglia Ruskin was deemed to have world leading research in the following areas and subjects:

  • Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • Architecture, Built Environment and Planning
  • Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory
  • Business and Management Studies
  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management
  • English Language and Literature
  • Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology
  • History
  • Law
  • Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts
  • Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
  • Social Work and Social Policy

Accommodation

Anglia Ruskin University – ARU has a wide variety of different accommodation options available in each of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough. Accommodation ranges from brand new en-suite rooms to traditional halls of residence, as well as shared houses and flats. All accommodation is located on or close to campus and within walking distance of the city centres.

Location

Based in the east of England, Anglia Ruskin University – ARU has three modern main campuses in Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough, all less than one hour away from London. The Cambridge campus is in the heart of a famous university city and has recently reached a milestone in its history with the opening of a new £35 million redevelopment.

The Chelmsford site, known as the Rivermead campus, is a 10-minute walk from the town centre in a picturesque location on the banks of the river Chelmer. Rivermead is a modern campus with most of the buildings being under 10 years old. Both Cambridge and Chelmsford were recently rated in the top ten best places to live in the UK. Peterborough is the smallest campus, specialising in health and social care courses.

Cambridge and London Stansted are the closest airports to all three of the main sites at Anglia Ruskin, while regular train services connect the university with the rest of the UK.

Alumni

  • Syd Barrett and David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
  • Michael Ashcroft, Baron Ashcroft (Investor, billionaire and former vice chairman of the Conservative party)
  • Shoo Rayner (author and illustrator)
  • Patrick Le Quément (former chief designer, Renault)

Scholarships at Anglia Ruskin University

Merit Scholarship
Scholarship Name Merit Scholarship
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount £1,000
Nationality Any
Our Merit Scholarship is open to undergraduate students from the UK or EU who are taking exams in summer 2020 and expecting to achieve BBB grades or above.

Value
£1,000.

Duration
This scholarship takes the form of a fee discount; we’ll deduct it from the tuition fees for your first year.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our Merit Scholarship you should achieve BBB grades or above (120 UCAS tariff points) or equivalent entry score and be:

starting an undergraduate degree course in September 2020 on our Cambridge, Chelmsford or Peterborough Guild House campuses
from the UK or EU. International students should refer to our International Merit Scholarship
studying full-time, unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study
sitting A-level exams (or equivalent) in the same year as you start your degree course.
Your tariff points should be obtained from two or more A-Levels or their equivalent.

Applicants for our MBChB Medicine and MEng Civil Engineering are not eligible to apply.

Foundation, extended, degree apprenticeship, distance learning degree programmes and/or CPD and short courses are also excluded.

How to apply
There is no need to apply. You’ll automatically receive our Merit Scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

International Early Payment Discount
Scholarship Name International Early Payment Discount
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount Up to £1,000
Nationality Any
Pay your tuition fees early and take advantage of our special discount.

A discount of £400 or £1,000 is available to international students starting an undergraduate or postgraduate course, and studying full-time. Please see below for more details and payment deadlines.

A discount of £400 is available to current students who are returning for their second or third year at ARU.

Please note: this discount cannot be combined with our International Alumni Scholarship or MBA Bursary.

Value
£400 up to £1,000.

Duration
A £1,000 discount is available in the first year of your course.

A £400 discount is available for up to three years, depending on the length of your course.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our International Early Payment Discount you must be:

an international student
studying full-time
starting an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research course in September 2020
or starting Year 2 or Year 3 of an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research course.

Pay your tuition fees early and take advantage of our special discount.

A discount of £400 or £1,000 is available to international students starting an undergraduate or postgraduate course, and studying full-time. Please see below for more details and payment deadlines.

A discount of £400 is available to current students who are returning for their second or third year at ARU.

Please note: this discount cannot be combined with our International Alumni Scholarship or MBA Bursary.

Value
£400 up to £1,000.

Duration
A £1,000 discount is available in the first year of your course.

A £400 discount is available for up to three years, depending on the length of your course.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our International Early Payment Discount you must be:

an international student
studying full-time
starting an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research course in September 2020
or starting Year 2 or Year 3 of an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research course.

How to apply
There is no need to apply. Simply pay your tuition fees, minus the discount, by the payment deadline.

£1,000 discount -Pay by 12 June 2020 if you’re starting a course in September 2020
£400 discount – Pay by 4 September 2020 if you’re starting or continuing a course in September 2020
When paying your tuition fees, please be aware of bank charges and local conversion rates. Bank transfers can take up to five working days for our finance office to process. You should also take into account the processing time of your local bank.

There is no need to apply. Simply pay your tuition fees, minus the discount, by the payment deadline.

£1,000 discount -Pay by 12 June 2020 if you’re starting a course in September 2020
£400 discount -Pay by 4 September 2020 if you’re starting or continuing a course in September 2020
When paying your tuition fees, please be aware of bank charges and local conversion rates. Bank transfers can take up to five working days for our finance office to process. You should also take into account the processing time of your local bank.

MBA Scholarship
Scholarship Name MBA Scholarship
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount £4,000
Nationality Any
Please note: our MBA Scholarship cannot be combined with the international early payment discount, or with any other scholarships (with the exception of our Alumni Scholarship for UK and EU students).

Value
One-year MBA: we offer a £4,000 fee reduction to all successful applicants.
Two-year MBA with the option of work placement: we offer a £2,000 fee reduction to all successful applicants. If you aren’t able to secure a work placement, you’ll instead become eligible for the £4,000 discount offered to one-year students.
Duration
This scholarship is a fee discount. We’ll deduct it from the tuition fees in your first year of study.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our MBA Scholarship you must be:

studying our Master of Business Administration or Master of Business Administration with Placement Year
studying full-time, unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study
starting your course in January 2020, September 2020 or January 2021.

How to apply
There is no need to apply. You’ll automatically receive our MBA Scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Alumni Scholarship
Scholarship Name Alumni Scholarship
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount Up to £2,000
Nationality Any
There are three levels of scholarship, ranging from £400 up to £2,000 in your first year of study.

Value
£2,000 if you’re applying for a postgraduate taught degrees, and achieved a 2:1 or above in your previous study
£1,000 if you’re applying for a postgraduate taught degree, and achieved below a 2:1 in your previous study
£400 if you’re applying for a postgraduate research degree

Duration
This scholarship is a fee discount. We’ll deduct it from the tuition fees in your first year.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship you must:

be starting a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research course at ARU. You can be studying full-time or part-time
be from the UK or EU. International students should refer to our International Alumni Scholarship
already hold a full undergraduate honours degree, Masters degree, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma from ARU. We include our predecessor institutions in this, and there is no time limit on when you completed your previous studies.

How to apply
There is no need to apply. You’ll automatically receive our Alumni Scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

International Merit Scholarship
Scholarship Name International Merit Scholarship
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount Up to £2,000
Nationality Any
Our scholarship is available to undergraduate, postgraduate and research students.

Value
£2,000 to undergraduate students who’ve achieved BBB grades or above (or equivalent international qualification)
£1,000 to undergraduate students who’ve achieved CCC grades or above (or equivalent international qualification)
£2,000 to students with a 2:1 who are applying for a postgraduate taught degree
£1,000 to students with a 2:2 who are applying for a postgraduate taught degree
£2,000 to students with a Distinction in a UK Masters degree (or international equivalent) who are applying for a postgraduate research programme
£1,000 to students with a Merit in a UK Masters degree (or international equivalent) who are applying for a postgraduate research programme.
This scholarship is a fee discount. We’ll deduct it from your tuition fees.

Duration
If you’re studying an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course, we will award the scholarship in your first year.

If you’re studying a research programme, we will award the scholarship each year that you pay full tuition fees, up to a maximum of three years.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our International Merit Scholarship you must be:

an international student
starting a course in the 2019/20 or 2020/21 academic year, at our Cambridge or Chelmsford campuses
studying a bachelor degree, a taught Masters (this includes our PG Dip Legal Practice Course), or a research programme
studying full-time, unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study.
Undergraduate students should have achieved CCC grades or above at A-level (or equivalent). Postgraduate students should hold a 2:2 or above (or equivalent).

Degree apprenticeships, foundation degrees, distance learning or work-based degrees, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, and students joining a Masters with credit are excluded.

How to apply
There is no need to apply. You’ll automatically receive our International Merit Scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

International Alumni Scholarship
Scholarship Name International Alumni Scholarship
Academic Year 2020
Scholarship amount £3,000
Nationality Any
We will automatically consider you for this scholarship if you have successfully completed a full honours degree at ARU, and apply to study a Masters degree, our PG Dip Legal Practice Course, or a postgraduate research programme.

Please note: this scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarships or early payment discounts.

Value
£3,000 in your first year of study.

This scholarship is a fee discount. We’ll deduct it from the tuition fees for your course.

Duration
If you’re studying an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course, we will award the scholarship in your first year.

If you’re studying a research programme, we will award the scholarship each year that you pay full tuition fees, up to a maximum of three years.

Eligibility
To be eligible for our International Alumni Scholarship you must be:

an international student
starting a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research course in the 2019/20 or 2020/21 academic year, at our Cambridge or Chelmsford campuses
studying full-time, unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study
an Anglia Ruskin University alumnus. We include our predecessor institutions in this, and there is no time limit on when you completed your previous studies.
You can apply for this scholarship if you are studying our PG Dip Legal Practice Course.

Degree apprenticeships, foundation degrees, distance learning or work-based degrees, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, and students joining a Masters with credit are excluded.

How to apply
There is no need to apply. You’ll automatically receive our International Alumni Scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

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