Tuesday April 17 2018

Field trip to Rum provides eye opening experience for outdoor studies students

Students from the University of Cumbria were the first university group to visit the isle of Rum since wildfires broke out damaging the island’s fragile ecology. The Ambleside-based second year outdoor studies students spent five days on the island as part of a field trip investigating various aspects of the island’s physical geography. Research of footpath erosion - real concern on the island - was one area where students took time to study the changes on one of the main routes leading into th

Thursday April 5 2018

Specialist 'dance and health' therapy for stroke patients to be showcased

A project which sees stroke patients offered weekly dance and movement sessions as part of their rehabilitation delivered by staff and students from the University of Cumbria is being showcased at a prestigious London arts event. The project also offers an opportunity for University of Cumbria dance and occupational therapy students to experience work in the dance and health sector by training and volunteering for the sessions.