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How to apply to University

Find out everything you need to know about applying to the University of Cumbria. In this section, you'll find guidance and tips on making a successful application.

Here at Cumbria, we understand that applying to university can be a confusing time. That’s why we’ve gathered everything you need to know about how to apply to university in one place so that you can focus on what matters, your application. In this section, you’ll find guidance and tips to support you in making a successful application to our undergraduate, postgraduate, PGCE and research courses.

Application Advice Service

If you would like to start your message via email you can do so by filling out an online enquiry form. Alternatively, you may wish to message us on Facebook or chat with a student ambassador. If you would prefer to speak via phone you can call us on 0808 178 7373. Finally, if you wish to send us an email directly please use


Bold research centres taking on world-changing ideas.

More than 100 undergraduate degrees available.

International students come to us from over 50 countries.

1st in the UK and 8th in the world in the Quality Education Category in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

Over 96% of our students are in jobs or courses within 15 months of graduating best in NW.*


*Higher Education Statistics Agency 2020

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