Emilie is from Svelvik, Norway. She chose to study with the University of Cumbria because “I fell in love with the location of the Ambleside campus.”

Emilie says, “I have always had a strong interest in the outdoors and in outdoor activities. A course that would lead me on a route where I would be able to show others how much the outdoors has to offer seemed perfect.

“I’ve had several unforgettable experiences in the outdoors both with university and in my free time with friends I have gained since coming to university. Without the amazing placement of the campus and the variety of outdoor gear made available for us through university, some of these would not have happened.

I have been able to go on several fieldtrips outside of campus, because of the nature of my course most of these have been outdoor activity based. We’ve gone kayaking on rivers further north in the Lake District, in our first year we went on an overnight trip in a canoe on Lake Windermere and I even

“During my time here I have been able to go on several fieldtrips outside of campus, because of the nature of my course most of these have been outdoor activity based. We’ve gone kayaking on rivers further north in the Lake District, and in our first year we went on an overnight trip in a canoe on Lake Windermere and I even got to spend my first night ever in a hammock.”  

What will she miss most about university life? “Always having people around me that have the same interests as me. Wanting company on an adventure and having a variety of people that I can ask to come with me very close by is great!”

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Have a thirst for adventure? Want to explore the Lake District every day? FdA Outdoor Education, at our Ambleside campus, offers the perfect opportunity to enhance your skills and develop your knowledge of the great outdoors.

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