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Nigerian scholars in Cumbrian celebration

Posted: 19 Jul 2019

There was never any question that David Osarhieme Nduka-Oladiti would study for a degree, it was almost in his DNA. A tradition set by his grandfather of moving from Nigeria to attend an English university, most family members followed, gaining a Masters in a diverse range of subjects. After moving to London with his mother from Nigeria’s Benin City as a child, no one could have imagined David wouldn’t study in the capital when the time came - until he discovered 'the greenness' of Cumbria.

World’s ‘best job’ beckons

Posted: 18 Jul 2019

As a young girl Amelia Murphy dislocated her knee playing football and told the paramedics who treated her that she wanted to join the emergency services. “Join us,” they quipped, “it’s the best job in the world.” She said she wished they could have seen her graduate at Carlisle Cathedral this week with a paramedic practice Diploma in Higher Education from University of Cumbria (UoC).

International reconciliation specialist and Archbishop of Canterbury adviser honoured by University of Cumbria

Posted: 18 Jul 2019

A special adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury says she is thrilled to receive an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Cumbria. The honour has been conferred upon Canon Sarah Snyder in recognition of her lifelong and outstanding work to promote faith-based conciliation around the world. It was presented on the last day of seven graduation ceremonies taking place at Carlisle Cathedral celebrating the achievements of almost 1,000 graduands - the Class of 2019.

Therapist and wellbeing team praised by successful social work student

Posted: 17 Jul 2019

A mother of two has praised the university therapist and wellbeing service that have helped her through the loss of her parents and financial problems suffered over the last four years. Kimberley Jones relocated from Leeds to Cumbria with her two young children to embark on a social work degree at the University of Cumbria, going on to complete the course and graduate this week.

Marathon man making a difference

Posted: 17 Jul 2019

Joe Morrell was still writing his university dissertation when he pitted himself against the ultimate test of endurance running a phenomenal 10 marathons in 10 days. And after being presented with his sports and rehabilitation degree at Carlisle Cathedral this week, the graduate from Huddersfield said he owed everything to University of Cumbria.

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.

11 Reasons Why You Should Become a Teacher

Posted: 8 Jul 2019

From great job and career prospects to the power to inspire a whole generation, there are very few careers in the world that offer the personal pride, reward and satisfaction teaching can offer. In this article, we explore eleven reasons why you should consider becoming a teacher.

Matt's Story

Posted: 4 Jul 2019

Growing up, I didn’t really see myself as an academic. My secondary grades weren’t great, nobody in my family had attended university in the past and it was difficult to get to where I am today.

'Filling' Anxious at the Dentist's Cell Regrowth For a New Smile

Posted: 3 Jun 2019

Some people are afraid to visit the dentist 1. For them, visits to the dentist are associated with feelings of anxiety of having to open their mouths for a relative stranger to examine and worse, use what looks like a sharp instrument to drill holes into their teeth.

Do microbes matter in climate change?

Posted: 3 Jun 2019

Microbes are single-celled organisms such as bacteria, protozoa and unicellular algae. They can be found in all sorts of environments. To date, the vast majority of microbes is still unknown.

Communicate - Festival of Mental Health 2019 - Lancaster

Fri 19 Jul 2019

The writer lost both his parents whilst he was in his twenties, shut down, not communicating, and a few years later, was diagnosed with PTSD.

Campus Tour - Ambleside

Wed 24 Jul 2019

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

Postgraduate Open Day - Lancaster

Sat 17 Aug 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.

Postgraduate Open Day - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Sat 17 Aug 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 17 Aug 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.