Make a Difference to the Lives of SEND Children and Young People at Cumbria

Make a Difference to the Lives of SEND Children and Young People at Cumbria

The much awaited, and long delayed review of Special Educational needs and Disability (SEND) was published in March 2022. But what does it say, and how does it reflect the difference University of Cumbria educators are already making to the lives of SEND children and young people?


Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Tagged Education, Health and Wellbeing, LED, Postgraduate, Undergraduate

What Funding Could I Access on a PGCE Secondary Course?

What Funding Could I Access on a PGCE Secondary Course?

Considering training to become a Secondary School Teacher? If you’re changing careers with existing family responsibilities or you’re a recent graduate looking to kick off your teaching career from a stable position, don’t worry - there’s a variety of financial options in place to ensure you’re supported to pursue your passion for teaching on a PGCE training programme. Discover how you can access thousands of pounds, just for studying! Keep reading to discover your options and learn how to apply for a teacher training bursary.


Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Tagged Education, Finance, Postgraduate, Student Life

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 Ready for Open Days: 5 Ways To Make the Most Of Your Open Day

Get Ready for Open Days: 5 Ways To Make the Most Of Your Open Day

There’s no better way to discover if a university is for you than by whole-heartedly throwing yourself into one of its open days. You’re free to soak up the atmosphere, wander the corridors, meet the staff and students and get a real feel for the place. A website, regardless of how professional and informative it is, just can’t compare to a real life experience.


Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022

Tagged Applications, Postgraduate, Student Hub, Student Life, Undergraduate

What is experiential learning?

What is experiential learning?

Experiential Learning was once called ‘Learning by Doing’, becoming well-known from the work of David Kolb in 1984 and his Experiential Learning Cycle Theory.


Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Tagged London, Postgraduate, Science

Inspirational Women: A Q&A with women of the University of Cumbria

Inspirational Women: A Q&A with women of the University of Cumbria

To celebrate International Women’s Day and inspire the girls and women of Cumbria, we have reached out to our wonderful academic team to hear a few of the inspirational stories that make the University of Cumbria the thriving, supportive community that it is. From women who were told their potential was limited or had to overcome barriers to achieve professional success, our message to you today is that it’s possible and you can do it. Happy International Women’s Day!


Posted on Monday, March 8, 2021

Tagged Art and Design, Children and Families, Education, Health and Wellbeing, Postgraduate, Research, Undergraduate

5 ways to make the most of Open Days

5 ways to make the most of Open Days

Coming to university is a big decision, so it's important to make sure you've got all your questions covered, that's why an Open Day can be really useful.


Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tagged Postgraduate, Undergraduate

Postgraduate study at the University of Cumbria

Postgraduate study at the University of Cumbria

Whatever your passion is, studying a postgraduate course at the University of Cumbria is a fantastic way to open up new opportunities and help you to achieve your goals.


Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tagged Postgraduate