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Two enterprising experts honoured by the Queen join university as professors

Posted: 30 May 2019

Two leading experts recognised in the Queens’ birthday honours have been appointed as professors of practice at the University of Cumbria.

Joy is key to fulfilling social work career, according to Australian academic

Posted: 24 May 2019

“Pay attention to what gives you joy”, was the sage advice renowned Australian social worker, Dr Andrew Turnell, gave students at a social work conference in Carlisle last week.

Prestigious Guiding award earns congratulations for Chloe

Posted: 22 May 2019

An aspiring young teacher from north Cumbria has achieved the highest award in guiding. Chloe Harrison has received the Queen’s Guide Award. It takes at least three years to complete and fewer than 200 are awarded each year. She embarked on the tough programme in 2015, going on the following year to start her BA Education Studies degree at the University of Cumbria.

University of Cumbria hosts nationally acclaimed contemporary dance workshop for artists and practitioners

Posted: 19 May 2019

Three figures from a contemporary dance company that won national acclaim for its inclusive routine featuring disabled dancers on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing are heading to the University of Cumbria. The university’s Institute of the Arts is hosting the AVS Take More Space Dance Lab in Brampton Road, Carlisle over the weekend of 15 and 16 June 2019.

Great Northern Adventure Race kick starts celebrations for final-year students

Posted: 17 May 2019

Third-year students at the University of Cumbria’s Ambleside campus have been celebrating the end of their courses by taking part in a unique Lake District challenge. They joined others from across all year groups at the campus to compete in pairs in the Great Northern Adventure Race. A course weaving its way through iconic landscapes saw students face a host of imposing obstacles – from traversing waterfalls on slack lines to ‘duck diving’ into caves.

Considering clearing? Choose Cumbria

Posted: 15 Aug 2019

We are the University of Cumbria, a place where people are at the heart of all we do. Where enriching the lives of our students, staff and the communities we serve means we make a difference that goes beyond the classroom. We’re here to help you find your place with us.

How do I get an agent as a performing arts graduate

Posted: 17 May 2019

The Graduate Showcase is a performance experience designed for soon to be graduating third year actors.

Accepting your Clearing Place

Posted: 10 May 2019

So you’ve got your exam results, called our Clearing call centre and got an offer for your dream course. Now what should you do?

Student and Parent Concerns – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Posted: 10 May 2019

The student support team at University of Cumbria come across a wide range of similar questions and concerns every year – from potential students and their parents or guardians.

Meet the Institute of Education Lecturers

Posted: 3 May 2019

Find out who will be teaching you on the Education degrees, how they got to where they are today and what advice they would give to their younger self.

Trouble in Tahiti - Carlisle - Brampton Road

Thu 23 May 2019

In 1950s suburbia, Sam and Dinah appear to have the perfect life in their little white house. But their growing detachment exposes a mutual feeling that they are trapped in a life that has turned into a lie. Sam escapes to the hyper-masculine, win-or-lose worl

Campus Tour - Ambleside

Wed 29 May 2019

An opportunity to visit our beautiful campus in the heart of the Lake District.

Campus Tour - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Wed 5 Jun 2019

An opportunity to visit our Fusehill Street Campus.

Postgraduate Open Evening - London

Wed 5 Jun 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 - Carlisle - Brampton Road

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Experience living and learning on a super-friendly campus with like-minded creatives - an awesome place to find your calling and kick-start your creativity.