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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.

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NAW 2024: University celebrates its degree apprentices

During National Apprenticeship Week 2024, University of Cumbria is celebrating its 2,200-plus students who are studying degree apprenticeships and its collaborations with employers that are driving up higher-level skills regionally and nationally.

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United and university leaders pledge collaboration to support Carlisle and Cumbria’s communities.

Vice Chancellor Professor Julie Mennell DL has welcomed new Carlisle United owners Tom and Patty Piatak to University of Cumbria’s Fusehill Street campus, which is situated less than a mile from the League One club’s Brunton Park ground.

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Major new community project to celebrate the legacy of Carlisle United

In what is an important anniversary year for Carlisle United – 50 years since achieving promotion to the First Division for the 1974-75 season – the club has received a £95,000 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for a project that will see them work with Tullie, Carlisle United Community Sports Trust, University of Cumbria and Cumberland Council to celebrate and preserve the club’s legacy.

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Contribution of arts, culture and creativity to health and wellbeing explored in Arts Council England visit to Cumbria

A dynamic two-day event focusing on the contribution of the arts and creative sectors to health and wellbeing in Cumbria has been taking place this week, co-hosted by University of Cumbria with Arts Council England, Cumberland Council and Westmorland and Furness Council.

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Funding expands degree apprenticeship provision

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week 2024, the University of Cumbria is pleased to announce its expansion of its degree apprenticeship provision.

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University of Cumbria partners with Virtual Internships to deliver career-boosting internship opportunities to students

In an innovative step to bridge the gap between education and the workforce, University of Cumbria is announcing its partnership with Virtual Internships to deliver career-boosting global internship opportunities to a select pilot cohort of undergraduate students.

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Experts share latest research at Cumberland Annual SEND Conference 2024

Experts from the field of special educational needs gathered in Carlisle, to share the latest developments and best practice at the Cumberland Annual SEND Conference 2024.