University supports Patagonia’s ‘repair not replace’ mission
Patagonia’s UK Worn Wear Tour makes its way to Ambleside on 17 and 18 May, where it is being hosted on campus by the University of Cumbria. The outdoor clothing company demonstrates a strong environmental and social responsibility in all its activities, and repairing rather than disposing of worn garments, where possible, is an essential part of its ethos.
Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Rugby dream comes true for Cumbria student
Nursing student Fay proud to win excellence prize
University researcher invited to join advisory board
University launches new tenth anniversary logo
A new logo, created in readiness for the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the University of Cumbria, has been launched. The design, which will become a familiar sight over the coming months on merchandise and marketing material, has been developed to mark the organisation’s first decade in operation.
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
University names winning artists to reflect on Storm Desmond
Two artists have been named as artists in residence in an arts project created in response to the devastation and aftermath of Storm Desmond in Carlisle. John Dummett from Fife and Laura Harrison from Carlisle will take up the contemporary art residency,Immersion/Emergence.
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017
U.S. sculptor and film artist joins university
National award for Cumbrian nursing student
A University of Cumbria nursing student has won a prestigious national award in recognition of her work to reduce the stigma of mental health among young people.Third year adult nursing student Zoe Butler was awarded the Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award at the Royal College of Nursing inspiration (RCNi) Awards 2017.
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017
Higher Level Apprenticeships: Adrienne's story
Higher Level Apprenticeships: David's story
Higher Level Apprenticeships: Lisa's story
The Importance of us all working together
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