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Trailblazing apprenticeship programme for the forestry sector re-opens

  • The Professional Forester Apprenticeship programme offers an exciting career pathway into the forestry sector for people from all backgrounds
  • The three-year, paid development opportunity launched in 2022 and marked the first time that a degree-level forestry apprenticeship had been offered in the UK, with two successful rounds of recruitment since opening.
  • Applicants will benefit from academic studies in forestry management at the University of Cumbria alongside practical experience in Forestry Commission area teams across England.
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Award-winning theatre director Rebecca Gadsby honoured by the University of Cumbria

As a visiting director, Nottingham-born Rebecca (Beck) has helped to develop the professional practices of many performance students and is passionate about nurturing the next generation of creatives. 

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Wife of British aid worker imprisoned by Taliban receives ‘Most Inspirational Student’ award at her graduation

Kelly Cornwell, a newly-registered Mental Health Nurse, has faced a year like no other.