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(l-r) Third-year Film and Television student Matthew Athroll; Honorary Fellow, former media student and now international senior location and production manager Mally Chung; first-year Film and Television student Andrew Carswell at Stanwix Theatre, Institute of Arts, Brampton Road, Carlisle - 15 May 2023

Homegrown media talent shares Hollywood expertise with students

Enjoying a career travelling the world as a location manager for major movies and productions, Mally Chung has been back to the university campus where he studied to inspire the next generation honing their skills in his home city. 

(l-r) University of Cumbria GameJam 2023: keynote speaker and judging panel member Dr Ian Sturrock, winners Charlie Anderson and Suki Shek, and university Game Design lecturers Nimue Von-Lind and Lucian Toma

Contest inspiring future game designers

Gaming enthusiasts and students have been putting their game-making skills to the test with the University of Cumbria. 

Youth conference

Supporting ‘Better Tomorrows’ for Cumbria’s young people

A senior figure at the University of Cumbria is joining the steering group of the ‘Better Tomorrows’ programme. 

Luke Andrews GP nurse

New training ‘essential’ for increasing number of GP nurses ‘we need,’ says nurse Luke

University of Cumbria is one of the few authorised providers to deliver the free programme via distance learning, which opens up the training to applicants across England.

University of Cumbria Wildlife Media Class of 2022 graduate Alexandros (Alex) Leontiades, winner of the Environment and Sustainability category of the Royal Television Society North East and The Border 2023 awards, held at the Newcastle Gateshead Hilton on Saturday 25 February 2023. 
PICTURE CREDIT: Royal Television Society

Royal Television Society recognition for students’ wildlife films

A short film exploring views about urban foxes has led to award success for new University of Cumbria graduate Alexandros Leontiades. 

UoC Active's Park run takeover

University of Cumbria takes over three Cumbrian Parkruns in March for Brit challenge

As well as three Parkrun takeovers, the university is encouraging its staff and students to set their own mini-challenges based on the theme of '23'.

Photograph of the Green Fledgling exercise participants including paramedics, Cumbria Constabulary student police officers, and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

'Fledgling' paramedics get their wings from 'stress test' ahead of graduation

The ‘Green Fledgling’ exercise was designed to ‘stress-test’ the skills and knowledge of third-year paramedic students ahead of  graduation this Summer. 

Dawn Astle and Dr Mark Christie

Jeff Astle’s daughter visits health students learning of links between brain injuries and sport

The daughter of the late England and West Brom footballer Jeff Astle has visited the University of Cumbria’s Institute of Health, meeting students and staff to discuss growing links between degenerative brain disease and sport.