Fri 20 April 2018

Catherine scoops second award nomination

A University of Cumbria nursing student has been shortlisted for a second prestigious award in recognition of her work to develop an emotional support project and involvement with Samaritans in Lancaster. Third year mental health student Catherine Hind was shortlisted in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018 and is now also a finalist in the Royal College of Nursing’s RCNi Nurse Awards in the same category won by alumni Zoe Butler last year.

Tue 17 April 2018

Field trip to Rum provides eye opening experience for outdoor studies students

Students from the University of Cumbria were the first university group to visit the isle of Rum since wildfires broke out damaging the island’s fragile ecology. The Ambleside-based second year outdoor studies students spent five days on the island as part of a field trip investigating various aspects of the island’s physical geography. Research of footpath erosion - real concern on the island - was one area where students took time to study the changes on one of the main routes leading into th