Should I attend an Open Day as a PGCE Applicant?

Should I attend an Open Day as a PGCE Applicant?

So, you’re thinking about studying for your PGCE. Maybe you’ve started your research on our website, or talked to a friend who’s already completed their training, but what’s the next step? Coming to an Open Day is a fantastic way to learn more about becoming a trainee teacher and completing a PGCE.


Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Tagged Alumni, Carlisle, Education, Lancaster, Postgraduate

Get involved in Lancaster's culture

Get involved in Lancaster's culture

Our beautiful, historic city sits on the River Lune, just a few miles from the West Coast of England. Whether you’re into history, arts, socialising or keeping fit – we have it all here in Lancaster.


Posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Tagged Lancaster

5 ways you’ll be prepared for your future career with our Health and Social Care Integrated Foundation Year

5 ways you’ll be prepared for your future career with our Health and Social Care Integrated Foundation Year

If you're interested in getting into a career in Health and Social Care then our integrated foundation year route can provide the stepping stone you need to get into higher education and reach your goals. Read below to find out 5 ways our course will prepare you for your ideal future Health or Social Care career.


Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021

Tagged Carlisle, Health and Wellbeing, Lancaster, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Undergraduate

Get active in Lancaster

Get active in Lancaster

Our beautiful, historic city sits on the River Lune, just a few miles from the West Coast of England. Whether you’re into history, arts, socialising, or keeping fit – we have it all here in Lancaster.


Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021

Tagged Lancaster

Get out and about in Lancaster

Get out and about in Lancaster

Our beautiful, historic city sits on the River Lune, just a few miles from the West Coast of England. Whether you’re into history, arts, socialising, or keeping fit – we have it all here in Lancaster.


Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Tagged Lancaster

How can creative writing help individuals struggling with their mental health?

How can creative writing help individuals struggling with their mental health?

Each year for National Poetry Day, third-year mental health nursing students explore the use of creative writing, in particular poetry, as an alternative medium for mental health nurses to consider using with clients in clinical practice.


Posted on Thursday, November 5, 2020

Tagged Carlisle, Health and Wellbeing, Lancaster, Nursing

Why become a nurse?

Why become a nurse?

Nursing is a graduate profession which requires you to not only develop competency in practice but also your knowledge and understanding of the evidence base which informs your care. It is a challenging yet rewarding career which provides you with a wealth of opportunities in very different care settings.


Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020

Tagged Carlisle, Employability, Health and Wellbeing, Lancaster, Midwifery, Nursing

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

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

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

5 Important Facts about Lancaster

5 Important Facts about Lancaster

To celebrate our upcoming Autumn Open Days, we're focusing on each of our campuses and giving you 5 fun facts about their locations. Today we look at Lancaster...


Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018

Tagged Lancaster, Student Life