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

Student Story: From China to Cumbria

Student Story: From China to Cumbria

We spoke to recent graduate Li Zhen on his experience studying for his BA Hons Top-Up International Business and Communications and life at the University of Cumbria. He shares his student experience below.


Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tagged Business, Graduation

A 21-point starter list for maintaining your business during Covid-19 crisis

A 21-point starter list for maintaining your business during Covid-19 crisis

These are immensely challenging days with enormous pressures on everyone. Our thoughts are with you in the weeks and months ahead. We have been giving some initial thought to what are useful tactical and strategic pointers for businesses and organisations who are undertaking priority setting.


Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Tagged Business

How to develop shrewd senior leaders who will address Northern Britain’s productivity challenge

How to develop shrewd senior leaders who will address Northern Britain’s productivity challenge

ONCE UPON A TIME an organisation had supercharged leadership, new buildings, expanded vision, ‘wrong people’ fired, ‘right people’ hired, but, the toilets did not get cleaned.


Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tagged Business

“Studying International Management - I did not expect to fall in love with Sustainability.”

“Studying International Management - I did not expect to fall in love with Sustainability.”

Hi – I’m Simona, studying an MSc in International Management at the University of Cumbria in Lancaster.


Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tagged Business

Leadership at the heart of the new Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership

Leadership at the heart of the new Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership

Dr Steve Gibbs, Senior Lecturer in Leadership at the University of Cumbria discusses how a focus on leadership will help drive regional success through the University's new Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership.


Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Tagged Business

Top 5 Reasons you should choose a Degree Apprenticeship

Top 5 Reasons you should choose a Degree Apprenticeship

University or employment? Deciding which option is the best for you can be a huge challenge. Traditionally you had to make a choice between gaining a degree versus entering the world of work. Fast forward to 2020 and you now have a third option, the Degree Apprenticeship.


Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Tagged Business

How a Degree Apprenticeship in Project Management gave me the confidence to progress

How a Degree Apprenticeship in Project Management gave me the confidence to progress

We sat down with project management student Katie Powell, to find out more about her time at the University of Cumbria.


Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020

Tagged Business

Collaborating towards a multicultural Cumbria

Collaborating towards a multicultural Cumbria

The University of Cumbria has been working with Multicultural Cumbria for a number of years to raise awareness of the range of nationalities within the county. The partnership has strengthened as Multicultural Cumbria has found a home at the university’s campus in Fusehill Street, on the edge of Carlisle city centre.


Posted on Friday, December 6, 2019

Tagged Business

Avoiding organisational burnout whilst increasing your profits: through balancing leadership and management

Avoiding organisational burnout whilst increasing your profits: through balancing leadership and management

One very successful CEO said to me that every now and then he enters his office, shuts the door, drops the blind and does nothing all day and then goes home.


Posted on Friday, November 29, 2019

Tagged Business, Lancaster