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Contact admissions


We are delighted you have applied for a course here at the University of Cumbria. Our Admissions team are here to help should you have any questions about any stage of your course application. You will have a named administrator for the course you have applied to, and they will be your contact throughout your application, their details can be found below. 

Good luck with your application.


Admissions Manager

Sharon Blaylock

Tel: 01228 242910



Admissions teams


International Admissions and UKVI Compliance

Saiqa Karim, International Admissions and UKVI Compliance Manager

Tel: 01228 242852

Email: or

Hello! I manage applications from our international applicants and I’m responsible for the institution meeting our responsibilities with UK Visas and Immigration. I am the main contact to support our applicants and students through applying for their visa.


Undergraduate and Apprenticeships

Nicola Wilkinson, Admissions Officer 

Tel: 01228 242932


Hi, I manage the Undergraduate and Apprenticeships admissions staff here at the University of Cumbria and ensure our admissions processes for these courses are equitable and transparent.


Postgraduate and CPD

Sarah Woodward-Marshall, Admissions Officer 

Tel: 01228 242905


Hello! I am responsible for the Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development programme admissions and manage the administrators that support our applicants for these programmes.


Degree apprenticeships or Project Management

Amy Fligelstone, Admissions Administrator

Tel: 01228 242858


Contact me about: Degree apprenticeships or Project Management programmes.


Collaborative Provision Programmes

Lorna Maccoll, Admissions Administrative Assistant



Practice Development: Paramedic Practice Top Up

Applied Psychology and Psychology provision, MA Outdoor and Experiential Learning, MSc Industrial Leadership

BSc/MSc Nursing and BSc Health and Social Care

Postgraduate Business Programmes or International Agent Applications

Undergraduate Forestry and Outdoor, STEM, Conservation and Sport or Physiotherapy

Primary Education, Primary Education with SEND, Education Studies, Teaching & Learning, Diagnostic Radiography, and Social Work

Paramedic Science, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy and Institute of the Arts

Counselling, PGCE Non QTS, MA Working with Children, Adolescents and Families, Mentorship, Return to Practice, Ultrasound/Imaging, MSLAP, Advanced Practice Clinical, Consultation and Physical Examination modules, UAD/PgC Emergency Care: Practice Development and UAD/PgC Unscheduled Care: Practice Development

Undergraduate Business, Law, Social Sciences and Policing

PGCE Primary (Core & School Direct), PgC Learning and Teaching for HE, MA Education Professional Practice

PGCE Secondary (Core and School Direct), QTS Direct, SENCO

Health CPD programmes, Practice Development Framework IAPT – CBT, Non-Medical Prescribing, AMP & BIA

Criminal Background and Medical Checks

Tina Helm, DBS Administrator

Tel: 01524 385690



Kore Gardner, DBS Administrator

Tel: 01228 242914


Contact us about: Criminal Background Checks and Medicals.

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