Underpinned - Brand New Freelancer Platform

Launch yourself as a freelancer with our brand-new platform – ‘Underpinned’


What is Underpinned?

Your new freelance business management tool. ARU is working with Underpinned to support your freelance journey, build your profile, help you find paying freelance work, and manage your clients.


How much does it cost?

For all ARU students, staff, and graduates, Underpinned is absolutely free!


What do I get with my premium access?

  • On-demand education.
  • Easy to build and share portfolios.
  • Automated contract creation.
  • Free bi-weekly events hosted by industry experts.
  • A regularly updated jobs board for finding and pitching unique warm leads.
  • Open banking automated invoicing.


How do I sign up?

It’s simple! Visit https://app.underpinned.com/register/university/Anglia-ruskin-uni or contact the Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy AREA) if you have any queries: [email protected]