Welcome to the Anglia Ruskin Student Portal

Choosing where you're going to live is one of the most exciting parts of coming to University! Make sure you choose the accommodation that will suit you best by doing some research via our website before you apply.

You'll be able to log in to book your accommodation 24 hours after accepting a conditional or unconditional offer to study a full-time course at ARU.

If you have any problems with logging in or applying please contact the Residential Service.

Logging in for the first time

Please go to ‘Set Password’ in the blue bar at the top of the page and follow the instructions

January 2021 update

The portal will be open from 12pm (midday) on Friday 20th November 2020 for International students to book rooms for January 2021

International students who will need to self isolate on arrival in January 2021

If you book a room in University managed accommodation for January. We are offering you the opportunity to move into your accommodation on 4th January 2021 to complete your 14 days self isolation period. The accommodation will be provided free of charge from 4th January 2021 upto the official contract start date of 18th January 2021. You will need to notify us by email (essexaccom@aru.ac.uk for Chelmsford or camaccom@aru.ac.uk for Cambridge) to let us know whether you wish to move into your room early. You will need to contact us before 28th December 2020 to be able to move into your room from 4th January.. We will even arrange for daily foodbags to be delivered.

Want Self isolation accommodation only?

If you do not want to book ARU accommodation for January but want to have the Self-Isolation period with us, Please contact us by email (essexaccom@aru.ac.uk for Chelmsford or camaccom@aru.ac.uk for Cambridge) before 28th December 2020. We will not be able to confirm before 30th December if we have any rooms available as students who book rooms for the January trimester will take priority. Please be aware that that students who book self isolation accommodation only, will be charged the Short stay rate for the full two weeks (Total of£472.92 in Cambridge and £339.08 in Chelmsford)


Chelmsford accommodation availability update:

September 2020 update

The Accommodation booking Portal is now closed for Self Selection bookings.

To book a room in University accommodation, please contact the accommodation teams by email.

Cambridge - camaccom@aru.ac.uk Chelmsford - essexaccom@aru.ac.uk

The accommodation team will be able to advise what accommodation options are still available.

Please be aware that the Accommodation Team will only be processing requests Monday to Friday, not over the weekend.

January 2021 update

The portal will be open from 12pm (midday) on Friday 20th November 2020 for International students to book rooms for January 2021

International Students (not UK/EU) Students who start thier studies with ARU in January 2021 will be able to apply online via the booking portal.

International Students (not UK/EU) students who started courses in September 2020 and will be arriving to study in the UK in January, can request a room by emailing us at essexaccom@aru.ac.uk. Rooms are limited and an offer is not guaranteed.

There are a limited number of rooms in University accommodation for EU students starting courses in January 2021 with contract start dates of 30th December 2020. Students interested in these are to contact The Accommodation Team on camaccom@aru.ac.uk (Cambridge) or essexaccom@aru.ac.uk (Chelmsford)

If you would like help looking for accommodation in the private sector instead please contact our House Hunting team by email househunting@anglia.ac.uk.


Cambridge accommodation availability update:

September 2020 update

The Accommodation booking Portal is now closed for Self Selection bookings.

To book a room in University accommodation, please contact the accommodation teams by email.

Cambridge - camaccom@aru.ac.uk Chelmsford - essexaccom@aru.ac.uk

The accommodation team will be able to advise what accommodation options are still available.

Please be aware that the Accommodation Team will only be processing requests Monday to Friday, not over the weekend.

January 2021 update

The portal will be open from 12pm (midday) on Friday 20th November 2020 for International students to book rooms for January 2021

International Students (not UK/EU) Students who start thier studies with ARU in January 2021 will be able to apply online via the booking portal.

International Students (not UK/EU) students who started courses in September 2020 and will be arriving to study in the UK in January, can request a room by emailing us at camaccom@aru.ac.uk. Rooms are limited and an offer is not guaranteed.

There are a limited number of rooms in University accommodation for EU students starting courses in January 2021 with contract start dates of 30th December 2020. Students interested in these are to contact The Accommodation Team on camaccom@aru.ac.uk (Cambridge) or essexaccom@aru.ac.uk (Chelmsford)

Anastasia HouseFullFew Available (UG only)
CB1FullFull
Peter Taylor HouseFullFew Available
Swinhoe HouseFull few Available
Collier RoadFullFew Available
HousesFullFew Available
The RailyardFullAvailable
Sedley CourtFullAvailable
YMCAFullFull
Property
EU/UK
International (not UK/EU)

If you would like help looking for accommodation in the private sector instead please contact our House Hunting team by email househunting@anglia.ac.uk.