Get involved in Ambleside's cultural landscape

Get involved in Ambleside's cultural landscape

When studying at a University like ours, there's plenty of opportunities to get involved in the local community, as a volunteer, through work, or just by experiencing the rich culture our Lake District locations have to offer.


Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tagged Ambleside

Get active at our Ambleside campus

Get active at our Ambleside campus

Ambleside's stunning setting and active community makes this the perfect place for fitness-focused students.


Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Tagged Ambleside

Get out and about in Ambleside

Get out and about in Ambleside

Known as ‘the jewel in Lakeland’s crown’, Ambleside is a perfect blend of wild countryside and cosy comforts, with lots to offer in the way of entertainment. Whether you love an active day exploring nature, nights out with your friends, or a relaxing spa day with dinner and a movie, you’ll have so much to choose from here.


Posted on Monday, March 1, 2021

Tagged Ambleside

13 Things our students do in the Windermere peaks that are so much better than crying

13 Things our students do in the Windermere peaks that are so much better than crying

Our beautiful homeland has received a very special mention by a certain popstar this week. None other than Taylor Swift has talked about “The Lakes” in her new album “Folklore”!


Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020

Tagged Ambleside, Art and Design, Business, Conservation, Forestry, Geography, Health and Wellbeing, Media Arts, National School of Forestry, Outdoor Studies, Paramedic, Physiotherapy, Policing, Science, Sport, Student Life, Wildlife Media

5 Offbeat Facts about Cumbria

5 Offbeat Facts about Cumbria

To celebrate our upcoming Virtual Open Day, we're focusing on each of our campuses and giving you 5 fun facts about their locations.Today we look at Cumbria as a whole...


Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tagged Ambleside, Carlisle, Student Life

Top 3 Places to Eat, Drink and Visit Near our Campuses

Top 3 Places to Eat, Drink and Visit Near our Campuses

You’re considering moving to one of our campuses and you’re faced with the burning question, what will I do when I’m not in lectures? To help you figure that out we have compiled our top 3 places to eat, drink and visit when living in Lancaster, Carlisle or Ambleside.


Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tagged Ambleside, Carlisle, Lancaster, Student Life

How I chose my university

How I chose my university

Amy here, a 1st year Outdoor Leadership student. In relation to choosing a university I can only draw from personal and peer experiences, therefore I will probably be a little biased towards my own (brilliant) course. Nevertheless, I will endeavour to impart practical, honest and mostly relevant advice that will help you compare universities and courses.


Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Tagged Ambleside, Outdoor Studies, Student Life, Undergraduate

What can you do with a degree in Animal Conservation?

What can you do with a degree in Animal Conservation?

Student Ellie Weir talks Animal Conservation opportunities in the UK and around the world.


Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tagged Ambleside, Conservation

Ambleside's Coffee Culture

Ambleside's Coffee Culture

The days of pub crawls are past, as walkers, scramblers and climbers alike are evolving their post hill traditions to encompass the coffee shop debrief. Whether you’re a ‘neck three before lectures’ kind of drinker, or a ‘sit, sip and relax’ sort of drinker, every caffeine consumer can appreciate a good cuppa when they’re presented with one.


Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019

Tagged Ambleside

Cheap and Easy Recipe for Student Budgets: Shakshuka

Cheap and Easy Recipe for Student Budgets: Shakshuka

We’ve all been there, the bank statement reads like an average temperature in the Arctic and you hardly have the time or energy to muster up a three-course Sunday roast. But beans on toast…again?


Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tagged Ambleside

What is Forestry?

What is Forestry?

Forestry is many things to many people and one of the major land use types in the UK. Woodland cover currently sits at 13% in the UK while only around 6% is described as urban or developed. This shows how important forestry is to land management in the UK.


Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tagged Ambleside, Forestry

The Ghosts of Cumbria: A Halloween special

The Ghosts of Cumbria: A Halloween special

Celebrate Halloween with us by learning about the phantoms and monsters that inhabit our campuses.


Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Tagged Ambleside, Carlisle, Lancaster, London, Student Life