University welcomes Head of Supply Chain Solutions as a Professor of Practice

University welcomes Head of Supply Chain Solutions as a Professor of Practice

Dr John Sidney, former Head of Supply Chain Solutions at Sellafield Ltd, has been appointed as a Professor of Practice in the Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership at the University of Cumbria.


Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021

Tagged Business, Project Management

University’s new degree apprenticeship to develop leadership in the NHS

University’s new degree apprenticeship to develop leadership in the NHS

The University of Cumbria is extending its education and training for health and care professionals in a new partnership with the NHS Leadership Academy and Health Education England. From April, the University of Cumbria will be one of only two UK universities providing a Project Management Degree Apprenticeship contextualised to Health, supporting the leadership objectives of the overarching NHS Long Term plan to create a health service fit for the future.


Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Tagged Business, Project Management

University of Cumbria and Lancaster University sign partnership to develop HE in Barrow

University of Cumbria and Lancaster University sign partnership to develop HE in Barrow

The University of Cumbria is developing a new university presence in Barrow and has signed a partnership agreement with Lancaster University to support this transformational project. The two universities will collaborate on research partnerships with local businesses and on courses offering the best subject strengths from both Higher Education Institutions.


Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021

Tagged Alumni, Applications, CRED, Education, Health and Wellbeing, IFLAS, Lancaster, Postgraduate, Project Management

University of Cumbria leads the way for project management education

University of Cumbria leads the way for project management education

Through its Project Academy the university’s Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership works closely with Sellafield Ltd, BAE Systems, NHS, BBC, Rolls Royce and over 100 other employers to deliver a range of Project Management programmes and courses, including a number accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).


Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Tagged Project Management

Planning application submitted for developing a university campus as part of Barrow Learning Quarter

Planning application submitted for developing a university campus as part of Barrow Learning Quarter

The University of Cumbria has submitted a formal planning application to Barrow Borough Council as part of the next steps in developing a university campus in the centre of Barrow.


Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022

Tagged Business, Project Management, Strategic Developments