Meet our students


Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds, but are united by their curious, questioning minds and unquenchable thirst for knowledge.




Discover your strengths

The course has helped me to acknowledge my strengths and become more confident in myself.

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Achieve your goals

The most rewarding aspect of studying this degree is the desire to succeed and the self-belief that actually a degree isn’t something out of my reach.

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Build global connections

The course has broadened my outlook on the footballing industry and provided me with the opportunity to build contacts around the world.

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Realise your potential

Since starting the course I have been promoted twice. The Foundation Degree has definitely played a part in my career success.

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Meet Paul Keen

Watch Paul’s video to see how he realised his potential with a distance learning degree in Business Management. The degree provided the theory and knowledge to strengthen his on-the-job experience. The result – a First Class Honours and a promotion.


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World wide support

As an international student I feel lucky to have chosen ARU. The lecturers have been very supportive and the content of the modules were extremely interesting.

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Supporting your journey

I’m impressed with the support I’ve received during my foundation degree. For this reason, and to fulfil my aspirations of becoming a teacher, I have chosen ARU to extend my studies.

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Earn and Learn

The world is a much smaller place now with the internet and social media. The university encapsulates the benefits of these into a learning environment that fits in perfectly with your work and study time.

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Learn anywhere, anytime

The flexibility of the online course has enabled me to accept a job in another country and progress my career.

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Life-long learning

Studying has given me a new lease of life both mentally and physically. You will be surprised at what you can achieve and the boost it gives to your well-being.

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Complementary work-based courses

There is no other course like it in the country – possibly the world! Everything you learn is then practically implemented directly into your workplace.

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Meet Keaton Wood

Watch Keaton’s video to hear how studying for his online Coaching for Performance in Football degree is making a real difference to his coaching and personal development.


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This is your moment

I am very proud of myself for finally accomplishing what I have been meaning to do for many years.

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Find your forte

I’m a role model now for young players at the Academy.

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Futureproof your career

With the FA looking to professionalise coaching, my degree will help me stand out from the crowd.

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Exciting learning journey

ARU is inclusive, supportive and interesting. I am excited about the new semester and what I will learn.

View Rose's story