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Outdoor research first set to go global

Posted: 11 Oct 2019

An outdoor learning tome strongly influenced from the heart of the Lake District is set to go global and adopted as an industry bible.

Nostalgia marks nonagenarian’s visit

Posted: 8 Oct 2019

It was always going to be a nostalgic visit for a nonagenarian who says her student days at a world-renowned Lakes’ institution shaped her whole adult life. Audrey Wright, 90, has returned to Ambleside’s former Charlotte Mason College, speaking of her joy at seeing again the seat of learning which had inspired and enthralled her. Now part of University of Cumbria, the old teacher training college had a major impact on her family. Through it, she met her mother-in-law, and her husband.

German nurses association in fact-finding mission to UK

Posted: 8 Oct 2019

A delegation from the German equivalent of the British Nursing Association visited the UK last week on a fact-finding mission that could pave the way for major changes to the healthcare system in Germany.

University marks World Mental Health Day 2019

Posted: 7 Oct 2019

As a leading training provider of health professionals, the University of Cumbria has a major role in helping to mark World Mental Health Day across the North West. Visitors are invited to the Festival of Mental Health, a day of workshops, sessions, presentations, art and exhibitions at the university’s Lancaster campus on Thursday, 10 October. The university is also one of the major Cumbrian employers supporting ‘This is Me’, a campaign which challenges the stigma around mental health at work.

Japanese manga illustrator set to inspire Cumbrian artists of the future

Posted: 7 Oct 2019

A Japanese manga artist admired for unique gothic-cute artworks is sharing the secrets of her success with students of the University of Cumbria, ahead of appearing at an international comic art festival at the weekend.

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

Campus Tour - Lancaster

Tue 22 Oct 2019

An opportunity to visit our Lancaster campus.

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.

Access Discovery Day - Lancaster - Lancaster

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Our Access Discovery day will give you the opportunity to explore your subject of choice further through interactive workshops, working with our academic colleagues who are experts in their field.

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.

Undergraduate 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.