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Global LEGO competition helps build bright future for Cumbrian students

Posted: 27 Jan 2020

Final-year University of Cumbria student Teri Hardy has picked up a special award in recognition of the impact she has made on a growing global science and technology competition for children. Royal Navy veteran Teri, 31, received her own trophy during the inaugural Carlisle regional final of the FIRST LEGO League challenge held at the university’s Fusehill Street campus. 100 pupils from 10 schools took part.

Big White Wall provides support for students and staff at University of Cumbria

Posted: 27 Jan 2020

From today (27 Jan) students at the University of Cumbria have access to an online community to support their mental wellbeing whilst they are studying. The university is also offering the free online support package from multi-award winning digital mental health and wellbeing service Big White Wall to its 1,000-strong workforce across Cumbria, England’s North West and in London.

‘Cumbria uniquely unequal’ for children, says inequality expert

Posted: 22 Jan 2020

An inequalities campaigner is set to lift the lid on the unique social factors in Cumbria that play a surprisingly significant part in determining the social outcomes of children in the county.

Science Museum spectacular hits the road

Posted: 21 Jan 2020

London’s internationally acclaimed Science Museum is taking pupils from nine Cumbrian schools on a journey this month that they will never forget. Members of the museum’s outreach team are demonstrating the wonders of the human body in a roadshow touring secondary schools across the county thanks to University of Cumbria.

University of Cumbria is 3rd in the north for students to start or manage a business

Posted: 20 Jan 2020

A new study involving 9.5 million former students has revealed the best universities’ in the north and south for students to study at, with the aim of starting their own company or running a business in key managerial roles such as CEO or Managing Director.

Everything you need to know about becoming a Paramedic

Posted: 6 Jan 2020

Paramedics have a highly responsible role, regularly being the senior ambulance service healthcare professional in a range of emergency and non-emergency situations. Paramedics are often the first healthcare professional on the scene to aid and assist patients when they are in their most vulnerable need of care provision.

Top 5 tips to get into Social Work

Posted: 13 Dec 2019

Deciding to train in a new profession can be daunting. Whether it is your first job, a career change or a logical next step, it can be difficult to know if you're making the best decision. To help you decide if Social Work is right for you, our Principal Lecturer Jim Greer gives his top tips on getting into Social Work.

How to turn your passion for sports into a career

Posted: 9 Dec 2019

Our Senior Lecturer, Stephen Rowell, talks about his experience working as a Sports Physiotherapist in Rugby League and Union after a career in the NHS and how his passion for sports drives him in his career.

Collaborating towards a multicultural Cumbria

Posted: 6 Dec 2019

The University of Cumbria has been working with Multicultural Cumbria for a number of years to raise awareness of the range of nationalities within the county. The partnership has strengthened as Multicultural Cumbria has found a home at the university’s campus in Fusehill Street, on the edge of Carlisle city centre.

Avoiding organisational burnout whilst increasing your profits: through balancing leadership and management

Posted: 29 Nov 2019

One very successful CEO said to me that every now and then he enters his office, shuts the door, drops the blind and does nothing all day and then goes home.

Campus Tour - Lancaster - Lancaster

Tue 28 Jan 2020

An opportunity to visit our Lancaster campus.

Campus Tour - Fusehill Street - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Fri 31 Jan 2020

An opportunity to visit our Fusehill Street Campus.

Open Event (2020 entry enquirers only) - Carlisle - Brampton Road

Thu 6 Feb 2020

It’s not too late to apply to us for 2020 entry, our expert teams of support and academic staff are on hand to give you a bespoke and personal visit experience that will arm you with everything you need to know about starting a course in September 2020.

Campus Tour - Lancaster

Tue 11 Feb 2020

An opportunity to visit our Lancaster campus.

Growing Up Neglected: Using the story of Harry Potter to explore the impacts of neglect - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Tue 25 Feb 2020

In this masterclass you’ll explore the concepts of neglect and abuse and engage in critical discussion on how the neglect of older children may go unseen.

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