Our story

Arden was brought to life from our ambition to give all people equal opportunities for higher education. We began our journey in 1990 as the chosen partner for traditional universities to deliver their online programmes, and have continuously evolved since. In 2014, we earned taught-degree awarding powers, and now very proudly award our own degrees.

A year later, we officially became Arden University - one of the few, specialist, online learning universities to launch in the last 50 years.
We’re now a leading provider of flexible, online and blended learning, and support over 9,000 students globally both online and at our seven study centres in the UK and Germany.

Arden offers a wide range of courses endorsed by recognised professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Management Institute, the Association of Project Managers, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and many more.

Although many things have changed since our conception, our core values at Arden have always remained the same: to provide universal access to higher education and to improve our student’s career trajectories through innovative, modern learning.

Watch the video below to see how Arden’s making it possible for people from all walks of life to gain life-changing skills and qualifications.

Why choose Arden
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