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Images of treescape in Roblox

Researchers seek to ignite children’s green passion through online gaming

University researchers are hoping to encourage more children to care about their local environment by creating tree-planting games on global online gaming platforms, Roblox and Unity.

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Sporting stars support opening of new university performance testing and rehab unit

Carlisle United Ladies stars and England Rugby head coach Steve Borthwick give seal of approval 

Yvette Earl

Alumnus artist’s mural makeover transforms campus outdoor classroom

Ten years after graduating from the University of Cumbria, artist Yvette Earl has returned to complete a classroom makeover that will inspire future generations of teachers and school pupils. 

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University of Cumbria hosts Masters showcase

A showcase exhibition featuring the work of graduates of the University of Cumbria’s MA Creative Practice programme opens on the Brampton Road campus in Carlisle today.

GEr Graus OBE inspiring newest crop of student teachers at induction

Acclaimed educationalist inspires next generation of teachers

Ger Graus OBE spoke to new student teachers at their induction.

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University of Cumbria top in the North for entrepreneurs

And 6th overall in the UK. 

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University offers enhanced support package to new and returning students ahead of A-Level results day

New support package to help students with rising living costs.

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Shadow Health Secretary visits University of Cumbria

Discussions included:

  • The Cumbria School of Medicine being developed by the university and Imperial College London
  • University strategic purpose of educating healthcare professionals including nurses, paramedics, midwives, radiographers, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists
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.  

l-r: University of Cumbria LLB Law programme co-leads Fiona Buchanan and Fiona Boyle

Cumbria Law team in running for national sustainability award

An innovative project between law staff and students at the University of Cumbria has been shortlisted for a 2023 Green Gown Award. 

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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.