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UoC blazing a trail in upskilling hospitality professionals

Posted: 12 Nov 2019

A global leader in skills certification has backed groundbreaking developments by the University of Cumbria to lead the country in management level hospitality qualifications. Internationally renowned City & Guilds (C&G) has teamed up with academics at the Ambleside campus to bolster inspirational opportunities for bosses to upskill and meet the demands of a massive and growing industry.

New institute’s ambition to tackle NHS staffing crisis

Posted: 1 Nov 2019

A new Institute of Health set up at the University of Cumbria aims to tackle the ongoing staffing crisis in the NHS with a dual purpose of recruiting more new staff in Cumbria as well as upskilling and retaining the current workforce. In addition to growing new recruits, the newly formed institute aims to support policy and research in relation to the NHS Long Term Plan with a renewed emphasis on increased funding for continuing professional development (CPD) and upskilling of current NHS staff.

Renowned researchers sharing news and views

Posted: 31 Oct 2019

Hot on the heels of an appearance at the European Society of Criminology Conference in Belgium a leading figure in the field spearheads a new series of Lakes’ talks. University of Cumbria’s associate professor of policing and criminology, Dr Nicoletta Policek, kick starts six presentations aimed at getting to the heart of matters as diverse as climate crisis and regional development. The talks showcase the breadth of research expertise operating at international levels.

Survival expertise called upon for major new TV series

Posted: 28 Oct 2019

Producers of a major new TV series starring Jason Momoa as a warlord in an alien blind world 600-years hence have turned to the skills of a leading survival academic for advice. When See is released on Friday 1 November, to coincide with the launch of Apple TV+, few will be watching more closely than University of Cumbria’s bushcraft expert, Lisa Fenton, who worked behind the scenes with a think tank team devising the series.

Archbishop Sentamu’s tour of Cumbria

Posted: 24 Oct 2019

The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr. John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, will tour the most north-western county in England next week, ahead of his planned retirement next year as Archbishop and of being the first chancellor of the University of Cumbria.

Looking for a rewarding career where you can make a real difference? Retrain to Teach.

Posted: 29 Oct 2019

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The perfect career as a Learning Disability Nurse

Posted: 4 Sep 2019

Diverse nursing roles can steer you far from the vision of a nurse in uniform caring for patients at their bedside within a Hospital setting. Graduate Shaheen Ratansi tells her story of the journey she has taken to find her perfect degree, starting a career in a supportive and empowering role as a Learning Disability Nurse.

What Art Courses Can Offer Your Career

Posted: 25 Aug 2019

If you have a natural talent for the arts or a love and interest in dance, drawing, photography, writing, drama, filming and design, chances are you have been told that you could not make a career out of it. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

Fighting back to fitness: The difference between Sports Rehabilitation & Physiotherapy

Posted: 23 Aug 2019

Everyone suffers an injury or reoccurring physical issue at some point in life, however this can be the start of the confusion as you decide on whether you need a Physiotherapist or Sports Rehabilitator.

Media Arts and Performing Arts at the University of Cumbria

Posted: 16 Aug 2019

From wildlife media, game design and film & TV to acting, dance, musical theatre and performing arts - here is why you should study arts at the University of Cumbria.

Digital Surveillance - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Digital Surveillance

Understanding behaviour that challenges when working with children - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Tue 12 Nov 2019

In this masterclass session, you will explore how we use psychology within educational settings to work with behaviour that challenges.

Developing participant skills, resilience and character - Lancaster

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Whether coaches or teachers, we want to produce athletes/pupils who are not only skilled in their respective sport/s, but also develop numerous soft skills and qualities that will contribute to their overall personal development

PGCE Open Day - Lancaster

Sat 16 Nov 2019

There are many fantastic reasons to embark on one of our postgraduate courses, whether it’s to give yourself that extra advantage when applying for jobs, progress your current career or even if you just love your chosen subject and want to explore it further.

Undergraduate Open Day - Lancaster

Sat 16 Nov 2019

Here's your chance to experience living and learning with like-minded individuals on a campus where you'll find your course, your calling and your career.