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Events At The University Of Cumbria

University events for everyone.

Your Cumbria experience isn’t just about lectures and seminars, and it doesn’t just start when you get here. Whether you’re looking to get to know us better before you’ve even applied, or to enrich your student experience, we have university events to suit everyone.

From Open Days to Masterclasses, Careers Events and Exhibitions, our events calendar is stacked full of opportunities for you to benefit from and enjoy.

Take tours of our campuses and accommodation, meet potential future employers and industry experts, or take virtual and in-person classes in new and exciting trending topics; whatever event you’re looking for, we aim to provide it here.

 

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Open Days

Join us for our next open day! Explore our five campuses and abundance of degree options now open for September.

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Health and Social Care Open Day

08 Jan 2022-08 Jan 2022 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Open Days | Carlisle Fusehill

Explore our Health, Social Care and Psychology courses. Find your ideal course, meet expert lecturers and explore our outstanding Institute of Health facilities at the University of Cumbria.

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Health, Social Care and Sport Open Day

08 Jan 2022-08 Jan 2022 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Open Days | Lancaster

Explore our Health, Social Care and Sport courses. Find your ideal course, meet expert lecturers and explore our outstanding Institute of Health facilities at the University of Cumbria.

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Brampton Road Campus Tour

10 Dec 2021-23 Feb 2022 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Campus Tours | Carlisle Brampton Road

Explore our unique facilities and meet students currently studying at our Brampton Road campus in Carlisle.

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Ambleside Campus Tour

08 Dec 2021-11 Feb 2022 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Campus Tours | Ambleside

Explore our unique facilities and meet students currently studying at our Ambleside campus in the Lake District.

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Fusehill Street Campus Tour

03 Dec 2021-25 Feb 2022 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Campus Tours | Carlisle Fusehill

Explore our unique facilities and meet students currently studying at our Fusehill Street campus in Carlisle.

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Lancaster Campus Tour

08 Dec 2021-23 Feb 2022 | 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Campus Tours | Lancaster

Explore our unique facilities and meet students currently studying at our Lancaster campus in the city centre.

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An Introduction to Wildlife Documentary Filmmaking

07 Dec 2021-07 Dec 2021 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Masterclasses | Online

Wildlife Filmmaking is an ever evolving process combining different disciplines of science, natural world and conservation to create compelling stories about the natural world.

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Observational sketching

10 Dec 2021-10 Dec 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Masterclasses | Online

Working in a small A5 sketchbook and with a range of pencils, this workshop introduces prospective students of Art & Design to the effective use of a sketchbook (to support the creation of paintings, sculptures, designs or animations) and as a means

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An Introduction to Documentary Filmmaking

14 Dec 2021-14 Dec 2021 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Masterclasses | Online

Documentary Filmmaking in our times is a diverse and exciting profession and can be found working for charities and various campaigns, as well as on a broad range of TV and Cinema productions.

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Is Rewilding a Reality for the UK?

07 Dec 2021-07 Dec 2021 | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Masterclasses | Online

Begin to uncover some of the major issues that need to be addressed surrounding rewilding and discuss regional variations to potential rewilding success, ultimately discussing how wild can we make the UK.

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Gangs and Violence: From the Peaky Blinders to The Krays and Beyond

08 Dec 2021-08 Dec 2021 | 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Masterclasses | Carlisle Fusehill

Explore the development of gangs across the UK, considering their rise, growth and impact upon society. We will also consider violent personas, themes of violence and the effect the media can have upon ideas of gangs and gang vi

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Banaz Mahmod - A So Called Honour Killing

09 Dec 2021-09 Dec 2021 | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Public Lectures | Online

A so called honour killing is the heart breaking true life story of a 20 year old Kurdish woman, who was brutally murdered by her family, told by Sergeant Detective Andy Craig.

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MBA | Online Brand and Customer Loyalty Strategies

15 Dec 2021-15 Dec 2021 | 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Public Lectures | London

A lecture hosted by the University of Cumbria's Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership set to examine online engagement strategies.

Illustration of Charlotte Mason.

Charlotte Mason's Design for Education: An Enduring Legacy for Today?

19 Jul 2023-21 Jul 2023 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Conferences | Ambleside

Join with elementary, secondary, and post-secondary school, homeschool, and university educators, researchers, and other academics and practitioners as together we uncover the promise and the pitfalls of Mason’s design for education today.

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Unmasked: Institute of Arts Degree Show 2021

15 Jun 2021-30 Apr 2022 | 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Exhibitions | Carlisle Brampton Road

A showcase of the work created by students during a year like no other. Support some of the best up-and-coming artists in Cumbria. Image: Brittany Arthur, BA (Hons) Photography

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Online Short Story Writing Course with Sarah Hall

05 Jan 2022-09 Feb 2022 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Literary Events | Online

Join awarding-winning writer, Sarah Hall, for her online short story course this winter. A 2-hour session every Wednesday for 6 weeks.

PGCE Primary

Get into Primary Teaching (PGCE) - International

06 Dec 2021-06 Dec 2021 | 9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Outreach Events | Online

Have you considered becoming a primary school teacher? Currently, studying for or have your first degree? Attend our Get into Primary Teaching PGCE webinar event, find out more about our PGCE course options available and speak with our academic team.

Future Teachers

Chat to Our Future Teachers (PGCE Primary)

13 Dec 2021-13 Dec 2021 | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Outreach Events | Online

Have you considered becoming a primary school teacher? Currently, studying for or have your first degree? Attend our webinar event, chat with our current PGCE Primary students to find out more about our PGCE course options available.

PGCE Primary

PGCE Online (Non-QTS) Virtual Open Event

15 Dec 2021-15 Dec 2021 | 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Outreach Events | Online

Do you work in an educational setting based anywhere in the world? Would you like to find out more about our fully online PGCE non-QTS? Then attend one of our open sessions in order to find out more.

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