Universities

Top Universities and Higher Education working with Industry

Businesses based in the area have access to a labour market boosted by the drive and talent from the regions universities providing over 30,000 graduates each year stimulating research, innovation and skills.

The region is also part of the UK’s number one area for commercial Research and Development spend, accounting for 25% of the national total.

With close proximity to the world famous University of Cambridge and regionally important Anglia Ruskin Campus employers and students have access to the best higher educational facilities in the world.

Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest universities in the East of England and home to over 35,000 students across three campuses in Cambridge, Peterborough and Chelmsford. It was named UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards in November 2014.