Fri 17 August 2018

More than 1700 people hear about Cumbria as university's clearing roadshow continues

‘Don’t panic’ is the message to students still looking to confirm a place to study at the University of Cumbria after receiving A-level results. A brightly coloured double decker bus, which has already clocked up over 500 miles and attracted more than 1700 people, will continue to travel the north of England until the end of the month generating enquiries and applications for clearing and entry in 2019 and beyond.

Fri 17 August 2018

Marsh mission could help combat coastal erosion

Researchers from the University of Cumbria are among a team working to discover why some salt marshes are more resilient than others when it comes to weathering storms and coping with rising sea levels. Next week samples taken from the Lancashire coast will be analysed at one of the worlds’ largest indoor flumes, an apparatus which enables the effects of storms to be replicated under laboratory conditions, at the Leibniz University in Hannover.

Tue 14 August 2018

Alchemist’s Shack to celebrate 20th anniversary

20 years after it was launched, a celebration of an artwork in the U.S. created by a fine art professor from the University of Cumbria has taken place. Mildred’s Lane is a 96-acre site set deep in the woods of rural north eastern Pennsylvania bordering Narrowsburg in New York State. Described as a ‘working-living-researching experiment centered on domesticity’ the entire site is an art complex devoted to all aspects of life in the 21st-century.

Wed 08 August 2018

Outstanding response to university 1000-mile bus tour

Students from the University of Cumbria will be over 450 miles into a 1000-mile tour of Northern England and Ireland by the end of this week, helping people to find their place at university. So far, students have taken over 450 enquiries from people looking to start university this year or next. Students have spoken to people from such far off places as Colombia and one individual is known to have travelled 105 miles from his home in Dublin to visit the bus in Belfast just to get some advice.

Tue 07 August 2018

University lecturer awarded honorary role with renowned medical regiment

A principal lecturer from the University of Cumbria has been appointed as Honorary Colonel with a renowned British Army regiment in recognition of his leadership and coaching skills. Ian Corrie, Principal Lecturer in Nursing, Health and Professional Practice at the University of Cumbria has been appointed as the Honorary Colonel of 335 Medical Evacuation Regiment. For the next five years, the honorary role will see Ian tasked with promoting the regiment and the role of reservists.