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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. 

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Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE receives Cumbria university award

The University of Cumbria has conferred its highest honorary award upon the internationally influential figure and academic, the Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE.

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HRH The Princess Royal ‘breaks ground’ on Barrow’s first university campus

The University of Cumbria, BAE Systems Submarines and partners were delighted to welcome Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to Barrow-in-Furness today. 

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Nursing student champions young people's mental health through martial arts

Achieving bronze at the British Taekwondo National Championship recently, nursing student Katy Watkinson has revealed how the sport helps her to champion young people's mental and physical health.

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Youth work expert joins University of Cumbria as a Professor of Practice

An expert in youth work, children and young people’s rights, and participation, Caroline Taylor-Beswick, Chief Executive of Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ), has been appointed as a Professor of Practice at the University of Cumbria. Joining the university’s institute of health, Caroline brings with her a wealth of experience.

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Sir Trevor Pears

As Jerry Maguire famously once said, you had me at hello. 

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Five-million-pound gift creates The Pears Cumbria School of Medicine

The creation of Cumbria’s first medical school, a partnership between University of Cumbria and Imperial College London, has taken another step forward with £5 million in philanthropic support from Pears Foundation.

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November ceremonies to celebrate Cumbria’s university graduates

More than 1,000 students from 50 different countries will be celebrating their academic achievements this month at University of Cumbria graduation ceremonies. 

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Tackling taboo of death: Day of the Dead conference sparks conversations for nursing and health students

A Day of the Dead conference is educating future nurses and healthcare professionals about how to tackle difficult conversations with patients and their families/carers about death and dying. 

Seven staff and former students at the University of Cumbria Ambleside alumni open day on 28 October 2023

Exclusive event for Ambleside alumni

The University of Cumbria Alumni Association has welcomed former students and their families to its first exclusive alumni campus open day at Ambleside. 

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Groundbreaking NHS and University partnership supports physiotherapy patients

Ground-breaking University and NHS collaboration working is increasing north Cumbria’s physiotherapy capacity