Tuesday December 5 2017

Arts Council chief executive to visit Cumbria

The chief executive of the Arts Council will meet representatives from Cumbria’s artistic and cultural industries during a tour of the region organised by the University of Cumbria early next year. Darren Henley will see for himself work underway in Carlisle aimed at developing the city as a cultural hub, hear how plans to develop the historic Ambleside campus are taking shape and consider the value and potential of the respected Institute of the Arts.

Thursday November 23 2017

Students' online course aims to combat lack of charity trustees

An online course which aims to encourage more people to actively support charities has been developed by a University of Cumbria student who graduates today (Thursday November 23.) The innovative course for charity trustees aims to meet a growing demand for help and guidance and has been developed by Julie Hutchison from Edinburgh who studied sustainable leadership at the university’s Institute for Leadership and Sustainabilty.

Friday November 17 2017

Upbeat meeting of North West Outdoor Learning Hub at Ambleside campus

A major increase in the number of young people experiencing the great outdoors could herald the start of a ‘golden age’ for outdoor learning and bring significant improvements across communities. Members of the North West Region Outdoor Learning Research Hub for Researchers and Practitioners who met on Friday at the Ambleside campus of the University of Cumbria heard the upbeat assessment from Dr Chris Loynes, reader in outdoor studies.