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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.