University Open Days

Open days are a chance to connect with lecturers, students and the campus. You'll get a feel for life at and beyond Cumbria University with our open days.

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STEM in schools receives a boost from international LEGO competition

Posted: 15 Sep 2019

Increasing numbers of schoolchildren are taking part in an international STEM competition based on the popularity of LEGO thanks to a collaboration between University of Cumbria, C-STEM and the west Cumbrian-based REACT Foundation.

Spearheading drive for super skills in tourism

Posted: 4 Sep 2019

University of Cumbria is set to become one of the country’s first universities to rise to the challenge of helping meet the demands of a £3billion tourist economy and 65,000-strong workforce. Sitting in the heart of a World Heritage site, the university’s Ambleside campus is about to welcome students from across the tourism and hospitality industry, keen to boost a global visitor destination – and its skills’ pool

First day at university for tomorrow’s teachers

Posted: 4 Sep 2019

Aspiring teachers have flocked in their hundreds to start their training with the University of Cumbria. As millions of schoolchildren return to classes this week, around 700 students have arrived on the university’s campuses in Lancaster, Carlisle and London to register on courses to further their own education and development.

New research suggests light at end of the tunnel for abuse survivors

Posted: 3 Sep 2019

New research suggests that many adult survivors of childhood abuse overcome its challenging after-effects and go on to lead positive lives.

Leading university role for national uplands expert

Posted: 27 Aug 2019

One of England’s most influential uplands and common ground specialists, with close links to the Prince of Wales, is embarking on a pioneering role at University of Cumbria (UoC). Dr Julia Aglionby said she was thrilled to become a Professor of Practice at a time of great challenge and opportunity, explaining the appointment signaled a sea change for the national organisations she spearheads - and an exciting collaborative future.

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.

Law: 1st in the North West and in the Top 10 Nationally according to the Guardian League Tables

Posted: 16 Aug 2019

Law: 1st in the North West and in the Top 10 Nationally according to the Guardian League Tables

MA Show 2019 - Carlisle - Brampton Road

Sat 31 Aug 2019

An exhibit of the work produced by our MA students across different artistic disciplines, including MA Photography, MA Creative Practice and MA Contemporary Fine Art.

PGCE Open Day - Lancaster

Sat 5 Oct 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 5 Oct 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.

Junko Mizuno - Carlisle - Brampton Road

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Collection of paintings, comics, figures, drawings and illustrations by renowned Manga Japanese artist Junko Mizuno, in collaboration with the Lakes International Comic Arts Festival.

Postgraduate Open Day - Carlisle - Brampton Road

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Experience living and learning on a super-friendly campus with talented creatives - An awesome place to find your calling and kick-start your creative career. Tackle a design brief, have a go at a life drawing or enjoy a live performance.