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ARU flies high for good health and well-being

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Times Higher Education places Anglia Ruskin 1st in UK in new global rankings

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) was ranked 1st in the UK and 20th in the world for health and wellbeing in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, released last night.

The ranking measures the progress of universities against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Good health and well-beinghighlighting the real impact institutions have on the communities they serve.

ARU ranks 20th overall in the Good health and well-being category out of 1,101 universities worldwide, up 16 places from last year, and is 1st among UK universities. Within Good Health and Wellbeing, ARU’s score has increased since 2021 in the areas of ‘health collaboration and services’, ‘number of graduate students in health professions’ and ‘health and wellbeing research’. welfare “.

ARU is the largest provider of nursing, midwifery, health and social care students in England, training hundreds of key workers each year in conjunction with health trusts across the east of England, and is home to one of the UK’s newest medical schools, the Medicine School in Chelmford.

With a focus on the areas of health, performance and wellness, ARU conducts world-leading research through its Medical Technology Research Center, Veterans and Families Institute for Military Social Research, Vision and Eye Research Instituteand the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research.

ARU Vice-Chancellor Professor Roderick Watkins said:

“Health and wellbeing is a key priority for ARU and an area of ​​excellence, so it is particularly pleasing to see our impact in this category recognized globally.

“We are focused on transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research, as highlighted by our recent reception The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our world-class music therapy work to help people with dementia. These latest Times Higher Education rankings once again demonstrate the impact of our researchers, students and graduates.

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