Wed 20 September 2017

Royal visit marks 10th anniversary year

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal has visited the Fusehill Street campus of the University of Cumbria in Carlisle to open the new teaching block housing new facilities for the university's STEM programme. Hosted by Vice Chancellor Professor Julie Mennell during the visit, The Princess Royal met with members of staff and university partners who explained the various strands of the university’s provision and the importance of collaborative working within the county and region.

Royal visit marks 10th anniversary year

Wed 06 September 2017

Archbishop 'deeply honoured' by decision to name new teaching block after him

A £9million teaching block which will be used to help educate over 500 health and social care students at the University of Cumbria’s Lancaster campus has been officially opened. The Sentamu Building, named after university’s chancellor the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, was opened before an invited audience of guests from across the region at a ceremony carried out on Tuesday 5 September.

Archbishop 'deeply honoured' by decision to name new teaching block after him

Thu 31 August 2017

University’s authentic crime scene exercise shortlisted for excellence award

A cross-discipline team from the University of Cumbria has been shortlisted for a prestigious Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE), which recognises outstanding contributions to teaching by teams from higher education providers. The Major Incident (MI) team reached the finals for a CATE, with its annual mock crime scene investigation scenario which is staged at the university’s Ambleside campus in real-time over three days.

University’s authentic crime scene exercise shortlisted for excellence award