Start your journey to becoming a 'World Changer' with us at the University of Cumbria.
Working in partnership with North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS and Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we are offering you the opportunity to be part of this very special open day set in Cumberland Hospital, Carlisle.
You will be part of a fantastic event where you get the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of children’s, community, mental health and midwifery as well as acute nurses at different points of their career.
University’s lecturers and current students will be there to guide you through applying for our nursing degree course and give you an insight into the amazing support you will receive throughout your degree.
More hands-on activities on offer include workshops, simulation games; you can even be interviewed for the degree course on the day.
Potential applicants should bring along their academic qualifications and ID.
About the Univesity of Cumbria
100% of our students achieved their ambition to become a practicing nurse.
We offer a massive 665 diverse placement options, 50% of the course concentrates on direct work with patients.
Our amazing tutors are experts in their fields and all come from practioner backgrounds.
Our students continue to be at the heart of everything we do and we work hard to ensure their experience is the best it can be. In the recent National Student Satisfaction survey, all courses were awarded 100% satisfaction for the support students receive from their tutors and staff at the university.
Schedule for the day
10am you will be introduced to the hospital from Linda Bennetts Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Angela Dobson from North Cumbria University Hospitals.
10.30am Dr Louise Nelson - Head of Department, Nursing, Health and Professional Practice Department, University of Cumbria will give a presentation on what the degree course entails, covering study, placements, finance and the inside story of being a student nurse.
Other exciting activities will include workshops, simulation games, interviews for University of Cumbria nursing degree courses, and tours round both the Cumberland Hospital, Carlisle and/or West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven (transport will be provided).
The day will finish approximately 4pm.
If you like what you see and have the right qualifications you will have the opportunity to be interviewed for the degree course at the end of the day. Potential applicants should bring along their academic qualifications and ID.