Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest universities in the East of England, United Kingdom, with a total student population of around 31,500. It was named after John Ruskin, who founded the Cambridge School of Art in 1858. Its campuses are located in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough, England, UK. Anglia Ruskin University has its origins in the Cambridge School of Art in 1858 by John Ruskin: William John Beamont was also involved in the founding. The original location was near to Sidney Sussex College, however it subsequently moved to its present location near Mill Road, Cambridge. In 1960 this became the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology (CCAT). In 1989 CCAT merged with the Essex Institute of Higher Education to form the Anglia Higher Education College. The merged college became a polytechnic in 1991, using the name Anglia Polytechnic, and was then awarded university status in 1992.