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Degree apprenticeship expansion secures £330,000 further funding

As part of its mission to drive higher-level skills across the North West and beyond, University of Cumbria is receiving a further investment to power its expansion of degree apprenticeships. 

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Carlisle United and University of Cumbria sign Memorandum of Understanding

Carlisle United and University of Cumbria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will help them work together on areas of common interest to support the community and the development of vital higher-level skills for the region. 

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Recruitment launched to lead exciting £4.8m health research project

Work has begun to appoint the first roles to an exciting £4.8m scheme that will create a centre of excellence in research into local health-related issues affecting people in north and west Cumbria. 

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New professor’s international collaborations spearheading orca protection

For the last three decades killer whale expert Volker Deecke has been delving deep into ocean life, listening to marine mammals and being a powerful voice in their protection.

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University of Cumbria Honorary Doctor, Professor Graham Wren, receives Freedom of the City of London

Born and raised in west Cumbria, Professor Graham Wren OBE FREng FRSE was awarded a University of Cumbria Honorary Doctorate – the highest honorary award given by the university – in July 2023.

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Industry award for student filmmaker

University of Cumbria postgraduate student Peter Howarth has scooped an impressive industry award from the Royal Television Society (RTS) for his film that explores the potential of reintroducing one of Britain’s rarest mammals to the county.

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Carlisle United and University of Cumbria #OneCarlisleOneCommunity celebration at Brunton Park

Carlisle United FC and University of Cumbria are teaming up to celebrate the individuals and organisations making their mark upon our community.

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A Land and Nature Skills Service (LANSS) for Cumbria

Local leaders in education, business, farming and wildlife conservation are delighted to announce a Land and Nature Skills Service for Cumbria with major grants from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme.

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Students shortlisted for Royal Television Society awards

Three short films created by University of Cumbria students are in the running for Royal Television Society (RTS) awards this weekend.

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Health trust leader joins university as Visiting Professor

With its focus and expertise in building and developing the NHS workforce, University of Cumbria has appointed Dr Scott McLean as a Visiting Professor to its Institute of Health.

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Arts@60 Exhibition – celebrating the past, inspiring the future

The University of Cumbria Institute of Education, Arts & Society is welcoming visitors to its Arts@60 past and present staff exhibition at its Brampton Road campus in Carlisle. 

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Cumbria call for three UK artists to take up creative residencies in the county for a year

Poets, visual and digital artists, writers, theatre and film makers and composers from across the UK are being invited to take up creative residencies in the North West.