Masterclass: Home-based Injury Prevention for Runners

Masterclass: Home-based Injury Prevention for Runners

Online

Learn about the common types of injuries in runners and how to practically screen yourself at home for related injury risk factors.

Masterclass: Was Machiavelli really saying evil is necessary for good?

Masterclass: Was Machiavelli really saying evil is necessary for good?

Online

We find few places to talk frankly about our personal experiences of holding and using power. But Niccolo Machiavelli gives us permission to talk openly.

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

Online

We would like to invite you to attend a series of ‘Lightning Talks’ to be held via Skype on Wednesdays between 13.00-14.00.

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

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We would like to invite you to attend a series of ‘Lightning Talks’ to be held via Skype on Wednesdays between 13.00-14.00.

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

Online

We would like to invite you to attend a series of ‘Lightning Talks’ to be held via Skype on Wednesdays between 13.00-14.00.

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

LED Research Centre Lightning Talk

Online

We would like to invite you to attend a series of ‘Lightning Talks’ to be held via Skype on Wednesdays between 13.00-14.00.

Lightning Talks Series: What Students Learn on a Residential by Dr Chris Loynes

Lightning Talks Series: What Students Learn on a Residential by Dr Chris Loynes

Online

Lightning Talks Series: Research and talk presented by Dr Chris Loynes

Lightning Talks Series: A Shared-story Approaches by Dr Tracy Hayes

Lightning Talks Series: A Shared-story Approaches by Dr Tracy Hayes

Online

Lightning Talks Series: Interactive session run by Dr Tracy Hayes

Lightning Talks: Using Artefacts or Interviews in Teaching or Research by Dr Hugh Moore

Lightning Talks: Using Artefacts or Interviews in Teaching or Research by Dr Hugh Moore

Online

Lightning Talks Series: Research and talk presented by Dr Hugh Moore

Lightning Talks Series: The Impact of a New National Curriculum on Subject Leaders

Lightning Talks Series: The Impact of a New National Curriculum on Subject Leaders

Online

Lightning Talks Series: The Impact of a New National Curriculum on Subject Leaders in Primary and Secondary Schools by Dr Steven Chubb

Graduate Story: How I got into the Film & TV Industry

Graduate Story: How I got into the Film & TV Industry

Online

Former student Natasha Lauder discusses her course at Cumbria, how she found her break in the Film & TV industry and ended up working on "The Crown", "The Last Kingdom", "The Little Drummer Girl" and "His Dark Materials".

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Getting into Primary Teaching - Undergraduate London

Getting into Primary Teaching - Undergraduate London

Online

Looking for a career change or a career full of opportunities where you can make a positive difference? Have you considered becoming a primary school teacher?

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Getting into Primary Teaching - Undergraduate Lancaster & Carlisle

Getting into Primary Teaching - Undergraduate Lancaster & Carlisle

Online

Looking for a career change or a career full of opportunities where you can make a positive difference? Have you considered becoming a primary school teacher?

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How to Apply for an Arts Degree and What to Expect

How to Apply for an Arts Degree and What to Expect

Online

Worried or confused about applying for a creative or arts degree? We are here to help. Attend our session and get familiar with the application process and what to expect.

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Poetry that ‘will live and do good’. Reimagining Wordsworth by Jeff Cowton

Poetry that ‘will live and do good’. Reimagining Wordsworth by Jeff Cowton

Online

Part of the Changing Perspectives of a Cultural Landscape talk series, Curator and Head of Learning at Wordsworth Grasmere, Jeff Cowton talks us through the £6million project ‘Reimagining Wordsworth’.

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Application Support Session

Application Support Session

Online

Stuck with your university application? Struggling to finish your personal statement? Don’t know where to start? Join our friendly team of experts for an informal session that will provide you with our top application tips.

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Application Support Session

Application Support Session

Online

Stuck with your university application? Struggling to finish your personal statement? Don’t know where to start? Join our friendly team of experts for an informal session that will provide you with our top application tips.

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Getting into English Literature

Getting into English Literature

Online

Discover the value of studying Literature at University and how challenging global problems (including environmental crisis) are powerfully addressed and explored through the written word.

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Audition Preparation: How to ace a Monologue Audition

Audition Preparation: How to ace a Monologue Audition

Online

Looking to become a performing artist or improve your chances of landing a role? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE Audition Preparation webinar to find out How to ace a Monologue Audition.

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Audition Preparation: How to ace a Musical Theatre Audition

Audition Preparation: How to ace a Musical Theatre Audition

Online

Looking to become a musical theatre performer or improve your chances of landing a role? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE Audition Preparation webinar to find out How to ace a Musical Theatre Audition.

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Devising Theatre Pieces: A Practical Introduction

Devising Theatre Pieces: A Practical Introduction

Online

Devised Theatre is a collaborative way to create a theatre performance. If you want to challenge your skills and create unique theatre pieces or scripts, this webinar is perfect for you.

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Theatre & Performance: Developing Your Character's Physicality

Theatre & Performance: Developing Your Character's Physicality

Online

Looking to become a professional performer or improve your chances of landing a role? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE Developing Your Character's Physicality webinar to find out how to enhance your performance.

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Cultural Landscapes: Li Yuan-chia’s Cosmic Museum in Cumbria

Cultural Landscapes: Li Yuan-chia’s Cosmic Museum in Cumbria

Online

Professor Mark Wilson and PhD student Aaron Tan introduce and expand upon the significance of the LYC Museum and its utopic impulse, and its continued relevance to artistic and cultural practice today.

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The Dynamic Actor: Performing Naturalism

The Dynamic Actor: Performing Naturalism

Online

Looking to become a performing artist or improve your chances of landing a role? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE The Dynamic Actor webinar to find out how to perform naturalism.

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Martin Smith: The Trial of a Hypnotist Rapist

Martin Smith: The Trial of a Hypnotist Rapist

Online

In our industry expert talk, former District Crown Prosecutor Linda Vance, shares her experience of working on the case of Martin Smith, an intriguing and complex case.

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MA Show 2020

MA Show 2020

Online

One of the highlights of the year for the Institute of the Arts here at the University of Cumbria is our MA Show, which celebrates how far our MA students have developed during their time at Cumbria.

'John Keats: Poetry, Life & Landscapes' Book Talk by Suzie Grogan

'John Keats: Poetry, Life & Landscapes' Book Talk by Suzie Grogan

Online

Part of the Changing Perspectives of a Cultural Landscape talk series, writer Suzie Grogan gives us an exclusive insight into her new book 'John Keats: Poetry, Life & Landscapes'.

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Theatre and Performance Workshop: Improving your Voice for Singing

Theatre and Performance Workshop: Improving your Voice for Singing

Online

Looking to become a performing artist or a musical theatre performer? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE 'Improving Your Voice for Singing' workshop to explore how to effectively use your voice for singing.

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Theatre and Performance Workshop: The Body in Performers

Theatre and Performance Workshop: The Body in Performers

Online

Looking to become a performing artist? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE 'The Body in Performers' workshop to explore how to use the body to enhance your stage presence.

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Theatre and Performance Workshop: Approaching Choreography for Movement & Dance

Theatre and Performance Workshop: Approaching Choreography for Movement & Dance

Online

Looking to become a performing artist? Then this workshop is for you. Attend our FREE 'Approaching Choreography for Movement & Dance' workshop to explore how to choreograph movement.

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Lightning Talks Series: The Research Approach to Professional Development

Lightning Talks Series: The Research Approach to Professional Development

Online

Lightning Talks Series: Living Educational Theory research approach to the professional development of educators and educational practitioners by Marie Huxtable and Prof Jack Whitehead.

Talk to Our Future Teachers - Undergraduate

Talk to Our Future Teachers - Undergraduate

Online

Interested in becoming a teacher and wanting to find out more about our courses here at The University of Cumbria? Come along to hear our current students talk about their placements, student experience and what it was really like to study at Cumbria this year

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Talk to Our Future Teachers - PGCE Primary

Talk to Our Future Teachers - PGCE Primary

Online

Interested in becoming a teacher and wanting to find out more about our PGCE here at The University of Cumbria? Come along to hear our current students talk about their placements, student experience and what it was really like to study at Cumbria this year

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Masterclass: Covid, Communities and Criminology

Masterclass: Covid, Communities and Criminology

Online

We will explore the impact of the Coronavirus crisis on maintaining law and order, examining the challenges the police faced during these unprecedented times.

Masterclass: Do you want to change the world? You can!

Masterclass: Do you want to change the world? You can!

Online

In this interactive online workshop we will explore how the life experiences of the ‘real world’ impact on professional practice.

Masterclass: Spinning the Wheel - Police Decision Making

Masterclass: Spinning the Wheel - Police Decision Making

Online

This session will look at how Police Officers make a variety of operational decisions by utilising the National Decision Model (NDM).

Masterclass: What should contemporary primary education aim for?

Masterclass: What should contemporary primary education aim for?

Online

Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” How relevant are these discussions in contemporary primary education?

Masterclass: Ethics, Values and Principles in Health and Social Care

Masterclass: Ethics, Values and Principles in Health and Social Care

Online

The coronavirus pandemic has meant that health and social care service providers have to experience and endure dangerous and stressful working environments.

Masterclass: How can we encourage good mental health and wellbeing at university?

Masterclass: How can we encourage good mental health and wellbeing at university?

Online

This session will provide an outline of the key factors which impact on the mental health of students. Within the masterclass we will consider ways in which universities can help support wellbeing.

Masterclass: Observational sketching

Masterclass: Observational sketching

Online

Working in a small A5 sketchbook and with a range of pencils, this workshop introduces prospective students of Art & Design to the effective use of a sketchbook.

Masterclass: Digital Investigations

Masterclass: Digital Investigations

Online

We interact with the digital world on a daily basis, from social media to shopping. What information is being gathered about us and why?

Masterclass: Investigating serious crime

Masterclass: Investigating serious crime

Online

Criminal investigation regularly features on TV and in films. This masterclass will provide an authentic experience as attendees are taken on a journey through a 'day in the life' of an investigator.

Masterclass: Single Point Lighting Photography

Masterclass: Single Point Lighting Photography

Online

Create professional portraits with a single light source using your digital camera or phone camera.

Masterclass: An Expert Witness - Police Officer witness statements

Masterclass: An Expert Witness - Police Officer witness statements

Online

This masterclass will introduce students to the processes and procedures by which Police Officers gather and provide primary evidence in written statement form.

Masterclass: Role of Working Memory in Classroom Learning of Children

Masterclass: Role of Working Memory in Classroom Learning of Children

Online

Working Memory influences learning in children and adults. It is an important aspect of our cognitive framework and impacts on ‘how’ we learn as an individual.

Masterclass: In Cold Blood? An Exploration of the Psychology of Violent Behaviour

Masterclass: In Cold Blood? An Exploration of the Psychology of Violent Behaviour

Online

In this masterclass session, you will explore the psychology of violent behaviour using case studies of serial murder, violence crime, and domestic abuse.

Masterclass: Using Vocal Technique and Text Delivery to support Acting Through Song

Masterclass: Using Vocal Technique and Text Delivery to support Acting Through Song

Online

We will explore how to articulate words and text with maximum impact, both dramatically and technically.

Masterclass: Lockdown and Domestic Abuse

Masterclass: Lockdown and Domestic Abuse

Online

The effects of preventing a COVID-19 health crisis have had unintended consequences on domestic abuse victimisation.

Masterclass: Developing Young People in Sport: What do we need to know?

Masterclass: Developing Young People in Sport: What do we need to know?

Online

Whether coaches or teachers, we want to produce athletes who are not only skilled in their respective sport/s, but also soft skills and important qualities.

Masterclass: The Psychology of Gender and Sexuality

Masterclass: The Psychology of Gender and Sexuality

Online

Gender identity and sexual orientation are becoming increasingly important issues in modern society.

Masterclass: Fieldtrips in teaching

Masterclass: Fieldtrips in teaching

Online

Fieldtrips are an integral part of teaching and learning for children. Through fieldtrips children can have a more authentic experience related to their learning.

Masterclass: Group Leading with Children, Young People and Families

Masterclass: Group Leading with Children, Young People and Families

Online

The design and narrative of this masterclass will give essential skills for leading groups for a variety of age groups, including adults.

Masterclass: Ethics, Values and Principles in Health and Social Care

Masterclass: Ethics, Values and Principles in Health and Social Care

Online

The coronavirus pandemic has meant that health and social care service providers have to experience and endure dangerous and stressful working environments.

Commentaries on Folk Music in the Lake Counties in the Romantic Period by Dr Sue Allan

Commentaries on Folk Music in the Lake Counties in the Romantic Period by Dr Sue Allan

Online

Part of the 'Changing Perspectives of a Cultural Landscape' talk series, Dr Sue Allan discusses the rich folk history around the Lake District in her talk 'Merry Neets and Bridewains: Contemporary Commentaries on Folk Music, Dance and Song in the Lake Counties

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Masterclass: Criminal Examination

Masterclass: Criminal Examination

Online

Barristers are responsible for representing their clients in Court. One of the ways they do this is by questioning the witnesses who are involved in the trial.

Masterclass: What's Your Type?

Masterclass: What's Your Type?

Online

Type is at the heart of most graphic design work. Join us to explore a variety of examples of professional and amateur typography.

Masterclass: Doing, Being and Becoming an Occupational Therapist

Masterclass: Doing, Being and Becoming an Occupational Therapist

Online

This masterclass offers you an insight into one of the most popular fundamental theories that underpins the profession of occupational therapy.

Getting into Graphic Design

Getting into Graphic Design

Online

Want to become a professional graphic designer? Join our free discovery session to find out more about a career in Graphic Design, your job prospects and what you need to do to start.

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Lightning Talks Series: Gender Diversification of the Early Years Workforce

Lightning Talks Series: Gender Diversification of the Early Years Workforce

Online

Lightning Talks Series: Gender Diversification of the Early Years Workforce - Recruiting and Supporting Male Early Years Practitioners by Joann Wilkinson

Why Study MA Literature in the English Lake District as an American Student

Why Study MA Literature in the English Lake District as an American Student

Online

Coming from America? Find out more about our unique and immersive MA Literature, Romanticism and the English Lake District degree in this free live talk and Q&A with the course’s programme leader Dr. Penny Bradshaw. 8pm (BST) / 3pm (EST)

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Masterclass: Secrets in the Blood - Diagnosing Disease

Masterclass: Secrets in the Blood - Diagnosing Disease

Online

Blood tests are an important part of the diagnostic process, with Drs requesting them for a variety of reasons. Shine a light on one of the roles of a biomedical scientists, a vital but often hidden hero of medicine.

Masterclass: Tumblehome – Some stories and lessons learnt from a journey home

Masterclass: Tumblehome – Some stories and lessons learnt from a journey home

Online

“It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to...” JRR Tolkein

Masterclass: Storytelling for Environmental Justice

Masterclass: Storytelling for Environmental Justice

Online

As public awareness of our influence on the environment grows, so too do activist movements look to influence the future (e.g. Global School Strikes, Extinction Rebellion).

Degree Show 2021 Celebration Event

Degree Show 2021 Celebration Event

Online

We close our degree show celebrating our students' creativity, imagination, resilience and hard work in a year marked by a worldwide pandemic. Join us in celebrating their achievements in this live interview and chat with our lecturers and artists.

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Masterclass: Battle of the Beasts: Vertebrate vs Invertebrates

Masterclass: Battle of the Beasts: Vertebrate vs Invertebrates

Online

From worms to wildebeest, we all have our favourite animals but, as Zoologists, we often specialise in vertebrates or invertebrates creating experts convinced that their group is the best!

Careers in Mental Health

Careers in Mental Health

Online

Mental Health awareness has grown exponentially over the last few years and has become a regular part of our lives. While for many it has been an ongoing part of their lives for years, perhaps even decade, for others it is relatively new.

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Unmasked: Institute of Arts Degree Show 2021

Unmasked: Institute of Arts Degree Show 2021

Carlisle - Brampton Road

Our degree show is the culmination of our student's hard work during a year like no other, featuring artwork across a variety of disciplines including Art & Design, Media Arts and Performing Arts.

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Getting into Outdoor Studies

Getting into Outdoor Studies

Online

This session will explore our undergraduate Outdoor Studies courses: Outdoor Leadership, Outdoor Adventure and Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education (our new accelerated degree) and what makes our courses special and unique.

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Discover Outdoor Education and Accelerated Degrees

Discover Outdoor Education and Accelerated Degrees

Online

Outdoor Education is about; the people, the place and the activity - and we will help you discover all three. This session will introduce our new 2 year accelerated BA (Hons) in Outdoor Education.

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Open Day: PGCE Online (Non-QTS)

Open Day: PGCE Online (Non-QTS)

Online

Do you work in an educational setting based anywhere in the world? Would you like to gain a PGCE qualification? Then attend one of our open sessions to find out more about our fully online PGCE Non-QTS degree.

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Open Day: PGCE Online (Non-QTS)

Open Day: PGCE Online (Non-QTS)

Online

Do you work in an educational setting based anywhere in the world? Would you like to gain a PGCE qualification? Then attend one of our open sessions to find out more about our fully online PGCE Non-QTS degree.

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Why Study MA Literature in the English Lake District as an American Student

Why Study MA Literature in the English Lake District as an American Student

Online

Coming from America? Find out more about our unique and immersive MA Literature, Romanticism and the English Lake District degree in this free live talk and Q&A with the course’s programme leader Dr. Penny Bradshaw. 8pm (BST) / 3pm (EST)

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Postgraduate Health, Social Care and Psychology Information Evening

Postgraduate Health, Social Care and Psychology Information Evening

Online

Be Inspired. Explore postgraduate study. Your future career in health, social care or psychology starts here.

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Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE

Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE

Online

Already have a degree and want to become a primary school teacher or are looking for a career change or a career full of opportunities where you can make a positive difference? Then this event is for you.

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Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE

Getting into Primary Teaching - PGCE

Online

Already have a degree and want to become a primary school teacher or are looking for a career change or a career full of opportunities where you can make a positive difference? Then this event is for you.

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International Students: All You Need to Know about Teacher Training in the UK

International Students: All You Need to Know about Teacher Training in the UK

Online

Are you an international student looking to train to teach in the UK? If you already have a degree and want to become a primary school teacher, then this event is for you.

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Lightning Talks Series: How to Write an Academic Book and Stay Sane

Lightning Talks Series: How to Write an Academic Book and Stay Sane

Online

Lightning Talks Series: How to Write an Academic Book and Stay Sane by Mark Chater

Lightning Talks Series: Academic Identities and Their Deployment within Tutorials

Lightning Talks Series: Academic Identities and Their Deployment within Tutorials

Online

Lightning Talks Series: Academic Identities and Their Deployment within Tutorials by Dr Susan Harness