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(l-r) MA Contemporary Fine Art student Poppy Cookson and MA Creative Practice students Natalie Boyne and David Lee are among the 19 artists displaying work in the POSTREMO MA Showcase exhibition taking place 30 August-9 September 2022 at the University of Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Brampton Road, Carlisle

Institute of Arts hosts Masters showcase

A showcase exhibition featuring the work of graduates of the University of Cumbria's MA Contemporary Fine Art and Creative Practice programmes opens today.

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Army reservist who left school with no qualifications makes ‘student of the year’

An army reservist who left school with no qualifications is recognised with a top student award and gains a trailblazing security degree. 

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University of Cumbria reassures students contemplating Clearing

Clearing, the annual process that sees students matched with available university places, starts in earnest this week as A-level results are revealed on Thursday.  

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.

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University of Cumbria announces two new senior appointments

Dr Amanda Taylor-Beswick joined the University of Cumbria in June 2022 as a new Director responsible for developing a Centre for Digital Transformation as part of the University’s 2030 Strategy.

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Flagship university campus project is given the go ahead

Planning permission for University of Cumbria’s flagship Carlisle Citadels campus project has been approved today by Carlisle City Council’s Development Control committee.

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Tapping into potential powerhouse of young conservationists

A ‘tipping point’ in climate change and species loss has seen sixth formers targeted in a fightback mission designed to bring practical help and understanding across swathes of south Cumbria and north Lancashire.

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Funding approved for new University of Cumbria business interaction hub

University of Cumbria is looking forward to strengthening its links with local businesses with the news that funding has been approved to develop the Carlisle Business Exchange (CBE).

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Pioneering occupational health nurse receives honorary fellowship for commitment to profession

An influential international occupational health nurse credited with shaping the present-day profession has been awarded an honorary fellowship for her lifelong and outstanding service to occupational health.

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Graduation for pioneering nursing apprentices

The first students to complete a pioneering university-level apprenticeship to qualify as registered nurses are celebrating their graduations.  

Caption: (l-r) University of Cumbria Business School lecturer Daniela Campaniolo, International Business Management graduate Rena Bijman, Dr Yvonne Klose, deputy head of DAA Wirtschaftsakademie; and senior lecturer Karam Al Mandil from the University of Cumbria’s Business School. Pictured outside Carlisle Cathedral after Rena's graduation on Thursday 21 July 2022.

Rena's 14-hour dash from Germany to make graduation

When her flight from Germany to the UK was grounded, there was no other option for Rena Bijman who did not want to miss her university graduation after achieving a first-class honours degree. 

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Inspirational nurse is Cumbria’s 'Alumnus of the Year'

Joanne Telford, 35, from Kendal, a specialist diabetes nurse at Westmorland General Hospital, achieved her nursing role less than five years after graduating, despite leaving school at 16 and overcoming many personal challenges, is named the University of Cumbria's 'Alumnus of the Year'.