University of Cumbria shines at Sci-Tech Daresbury
Partnership working: Artist Residencies at the Old Fire Station in Carlisle
Meeting the demand for teaching professionals in Cumbria and Lancashire
Higher & Degree Level Apprenticeships - what do you need to know?
We are pleased to be able to provide you with the very latest information through publication of the University’s guide to Higher & Degree Level Apprenticeships. The government’s reform of apprenticeships, and its aspiration to grow the number of apprentices in training during this Parliament is shaping how apprenticeships are being designed, developed, delivered and funded going forward.
Posted on Friday, November 4, 2016
Foster innovation and stimulate growth with the University of Cumbria
The Dark Art of Leadership Coaching
It has been long established in the management literature that coaching and leadership are intrinsically linked in the effective development of professionals, but what is the secret, magical alchemy that goes on behind closed doors in those intimate one-to-one coaching interventions, that can turn someone into a highly motivated, inspiring and awesome leader?
Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Workplace Learning as 'Interplay'
SMEs could find it easier to contract with Public Sector Organisations due to these changes
Do we still need National Parks?
Overwhelming interest in Westwood visit
The University of Cumbria have been inundated with requests for tickets to see the iconic fashion designer and environmental activist Vivienne Westwood when she speaks at the university’s Ambleside campus next month. At one point applications for free tickets for the event, called ‘Exploring and Challenging Ideas on Sustainable Leadership, Climate and Social Change’ were coming in at the rate of one a minute.
Posted on Friday, May 5, 2017
Swedish success for Lancaster lecturer
Internationally acclaimed education researcher making a rare visit up north
University supports Infinity Festival in Cumbria
The University of Cumbria is proud to be a partner in an event which has attracted a group of internationally recognised science, technology and engineering experts to Cumbria. BBC broadcaster and professor of particle physics Professor Brian Cox will headline the Infinity Festival, a science programme for secondary school students, to be held in September at West Lakes Academy in Egremont.
Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Lancaster campus clinical skills labs formally opened
Return to Cumbria for university's new deputy vice chancellor
An academic, who spent time working as an NHS nurse in Cumbria, is to return to the county, as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) of the University of Cumbria. Professor Patricia Livsey joins from Plymouth University where she is currently Dean in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences and as a graduate of Lancaster University knows the north west region well.
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Cumbria staff and students support #25andRising campaign
University of Cumbria professor explores the tale of a screaming skull
Professor of Fine Art Robert Williams’ latest book Calvariae Disjecta: The many hauntings of Burton Agnes Hall, has been launched in the UK. The book was developed in conjunction with artist and designer James Brook, artist and writer Dr Kate Briggs (American University in Paris/Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam) and cultural sociologist Dr Hilmar Schäfer (Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany).
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017
Father and daughter enjoy return trip to Ambleside campus
Action to prove benefits of outdoor activities
Research which aims to prove that outdoor education can help physical and mental health as well as improve numeracy and literacy has been launched following a collaboration by the University of Cumbria and the professional body for outdoor education, the Institute for Outdoor Learning.
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
'Happy' marketing paper to be discussed in Sweden
Cumbria joins MillionPlus to celebrate the #25andRising campaign
Digital health pioneers making a difference
University staff challenged to get fit and raise money for charity
Specialist symposium aims to highlight changes to police service
The University of Cumbria has assembled a range of experts to consider what effects the professionalisation of policing will have on police staff and the population they serve. As part of the university's tenth anniversary celebrations, the Police Symposium to be held on June 8 2017 at the University of Cumbria’s Ambleside campus will bring together a wide spectrum of expertise in policing.
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Cumbria links with Canberra
Students practise their skills to help uphold the law
Policing and law students at the University of Cumbria came together in order to assume the roles that, once they graduate, they eventually hope to secure. In a simulated exercise which covered locations in Stanwix, Carlisle and at Carlisle Crown Court, they investigated, took statements, and later undertook prosecution and defence roles in a court hearing originating from an offence re-enacted at the ‘crime house’ at the Brampton Road campus.
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Green machines join university fleet
Students keep Beijing Biddies Tuk Tuk Challenge in the spotlight
Six students from Cumbria University are helping to keep the Beijing Biddies in the spotlight as they undertake their third and final charity challenge. The students, who are in their second and third years, have volunteered to handle social media, take photographs, write a blog and keep a video diary of the team as they drive around Britain in two Tuk Tuks to raise money for the fight against children’s cancers.
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017
University lecturer goes on nationwide tour to capture opinions on UK leaving the EU
Cumbrian cheerleader takes on the world
Fiona Armstrong visits University of Cumbria Brampton Road campus
When Vice Chancellor Professor Julie Mennell & former Border Television and ITN presenter Fiona Armstrong (now Lady McGregor) were introduced at the recent Royal Television Awards, North East and Borders, Professor Mennell proposed a visit to the university’s Brampton Road campus. A tour of the campus was arranged, to demonstrate the development that has taken place since Fiona’s last visit to the site, when it was the estate of the university’s legacy institution, Cumbria Institute of the Arts.
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017
University of Cumbria unveils clinical skills laboratory at Carlisle campus
The formal opening of the University of Cumbria’s upgraded clinical skill laboratories in Carlisle took place on Thursday 6 April. Sally Cheshire, chair, Health Education England (North) performed the ceremony, while the event was hosted by Vice Chancellor Professor Julie Mennell.
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017