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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. 

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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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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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Inspirational pair recognised by University of Cumbria

Two women who returned to university as mature students to follow their dreams in nursing and law have been honoured by the University of Cumbria.

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Three receive honorary doctorates from Cumbria

Two of the country’s greatest engineering and education ambassadors and an internationally respected leader of occupational health education have received Honorary Doctorates from the University of Cumbria.

Ian and Mandy Sinker, pictured on 20 July 2023, at University of Cumbria graduations. The couple has enjoyed a 40-year connection to the university's Lancaster campus, formerly St Martin's College where they met as students and later married on campus with both continuing to work with the campus during their careers.

Graduations mark end of Lancaster couple’s 40-year campus connection

In the early 1980s, Ian Sinker and his future wife Mandy were students on the Lancaster campus which is now part of the University of Cumbria. 

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First paramedics on ‘trailblazing’ apprenticeship graduate and enter NHS workforce

200 paramedic apprentices from across England officially graduated from University of Cumbria having learnt while they earned over the last two years. 

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Building skills for Cumbria: Clearing helps Covid care home worker to become social worker

Driven by her passion to deliver quality social care, Amy Milburn left her care home role during the Covid pandemic to return to learning because she ‘wanted to do more’ to help those in need. 

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South African scientists travel globe for daughter’s graduation

Two parasitic disease experts from South Africa have travelled more than 14,000 kilometres (8,500 miles) to join their daughter’s celebration at the University of Cumbria’s summer 2023 graduations.  

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Summer graduations 2023: University’s first paramedic and policing apprentices to join celebrations

PRESS NOTICE: With a week to go, the University of Cumbria is making final preparations for its summer 2023 graduation ceremonies.

Music producer and songwriter Brian Higgins, born and raised in west Cumbria, at Carlisle Cathedral after the University of Cumbria bestows an Honorary Fellowship upon him in recognition of his lifelong and outstanding contribution to the music industry. 
University Vice Chancellor Professor Julie Mennell presents Brian with his honorary award.
24 November 2022.
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Music maestro honoured by University of Cumbria

One of the UK’s most successful record producers and songwriters has returned to his home county to be honoured for his contribution to the music industry.