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Nursing numbers boost thanks to university

Nursing numbers in the North West are set to receive a welcome boost thanks to a successful bid for government funds by a Choose Cumbria partner.

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World-leading research centre for national parks launches in Cumbria

Delegates from around the world gathered for the launch of the University of Cumbria’s Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas.


University hosts webinar week

The University of Cumbria is hosting a week of webinars for prospective students to talk to tutors online.

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The University of Cumbria unite businesses with academia

The University of Cumbria has invited businesses to work with academia to discuss potential research collaborations.

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National award for Cumbrian nursing student

A University of Cumbria nursing student has won a prestigious award in recognition of her work to reduce the stigma of mental health.

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University of Cumbria launches new tenth anniversary logo

A new logo, created in readiness for the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the University of Cumbria, has been launched.


Eco-innovation project launches in Cumbria

Business representatives from across Cumbria attended the launch of a £2.1 million project to help small and medium sized businesses in the county.

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University registered as apprenticeship training provider

The University of Cumbria has successfully applied to be registered as an apprenticeship training provider by the Skills Funding Agency.


New apprenticeship manager for University of Cumbria

The University of Cumbria his forging new links with employers to help them make the most of higher level and degree apprenticeship schemes.


More award nominations for University of Cumbria student nurses

Three student nurses from the University of Cumbria have been shortlisted in the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards.

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Cumbria student nurse shortlisted for national award

Adult nursing student Zoe Butler has beaten hundreds of entries to be shortlisted for a prestigious national award.


Free apprentice advice opportunity for businesses in Cumbria

The University of Cumbria is running a series of events for employers this month to explain the apprenticeship levy.

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Higher apprenticeships explained by University of Cumbria

Employers in Cumbria can find out more about Higher and Degree Level Apprenticeships at a University of Cumbria information event.


University inaugurates first female vice chancellor

Professor Julie Mennell made history as she was inaugurated as the University of Cumbria's first woman vice chancellor.

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New student housing development for Ambleside

New student houses have been built at the University of Cumbria’s campus in Ambleside in time for students arriving in October.

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Ulverston secondary school wins top award

Ulverston Victoria High School has been crowned Secondary School of the Year at Cumbria’s premier education awards, The Golden Apples.

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State-of-the-art facilities to boost skills in Cumbria

A range of new facilities will open their doors in the coming weeks, thanks in part to investment through Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership.


Golden Apple Awards 2016 shortlist revealed

The finalists for the 2016 Golden Apple Awards have been revealed.

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Golden Apple finalists have been chosen

The finalists of the 2016 Golden Apple Awards, celebrating Cumbria’s heroes of education, skills and learning, have been chosen.

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Students challenged to reinterpret Beatrix Potter classics

Arts students have been invited to reimagine Beatrix Potter’s much-loved characters.

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University of Cumbria among the best for graduate prospects

A recent report shows the University of Cumbria has increased its graduate prospects by almost 4 per cent to 96.9 per cent.