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University of Cumbria apprentices raise awareness and donations for Mission Christmas and Windermere Food bank.

A group of University of Cumbria, second year students from the Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship, at the Ambleside campus have been taking part in a charity project.  The two apprenticeship teams decided to support two different charities Cash for Kids: Mission Christmas and Windermere & District Food bank.  

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. 

Projector screen showing an image of a red squirrel with the words Cumbrian Red: Saving our red squirrels above it and wording below

University assists award-winning filmmaker in quest to save native red squirrel

In a county that is home to some of the UK's remaining red squirrel populations, academics and students at the University of Cumbria have been working alongside award-winning filmmaker Terry Abraham on his latest project.

Two light brown cows lying on a grassy hillside under a blue sky and sunny sky with a third facing away from the camera

Farming for the future: University, funders and experts create skill-building short courses for sector

For the first time, farmers, land managers and advisors can study part-time, higher education short courses to help them respond to changes in upland farming and environmental land management.  

Film Still from Cristina Picchi’s expansive film ‘Zima’, 2013. © the artist.

Deep Time Artist Residences: Artists explore the hidden side of Lake District Coast

Three artists inspired by the varied landscape and rich heritage of the Lake District coast, its people and place have been working with local communities as they develop new creative ways to help the public engage with this unique stretch of the North West coastline.

Charlotte Mason
CREDIT: The Armitt

Centenary commemorations for education pioneer Charlotte Mason

The University of Cumbria’s Ambleside campus in the heart of England’s Lake District is synonymous with Victorian education pioneer Charlotte Mason (b.1842 - d.16.1.1923). 

Prof Mark Wilson working on the polar bear project.

Spotlight on 'real world' research with podcast first

The University of Cumbria has joined the conversation with its first-ever series of podcasts highlighting ‘real-world’ research.

Portrait of Victorian education pioneer Charlotte Mason that is from The Armitt museum and gallery in Ambleside in England's Lake District

Charlotte Mason memories sought for centenary celebrations

Former students with tales to tell of Ambleside’s celebrated Charlotte Mason College are urged to share them in plans to mark the world-renowned educator a century after her death.