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Luke Andrews GP nurse

New training ‘essential’ for increasing number of GP nurses ‘we need,’ says nurse Luke

University of Cumbria is one of the few authorised providers to deliver the free programme via distance learning, which opens up the training to applicants across England.

University of Cumbria Wildlife Media Class of 2022 graduate Alexandros (Alex) Leontiades, winner of the Environment and Sustainability category of the Royal Television Society North East and The Border 2023 awards, held at the Newcastle Gateshead Hilton on Saturday 25 February 2023. 
PICTURE CREDIT: Royal Television Society

Royal Television Society recognition for students’ wildlife films

A short film exploring views about urban foxes has led to award success for new University of Cumbria graduate Alexandros Leontiades. 

UoC Active's Park run takeover

University of Cumbria takes over three Cumbrian Parkruns in March for Brit challenge

As well as three Parkrun takeovers, the university is encouraging its staff and students to set their own mini-challenges based on the theme of '23'.

Photograph of the Green Fledgling exercise participants including paramedics, Cumbria Constabulary student police officers, and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

'Fledgling' paramedics get their wings from 'stress test' ahead of graduation

The ‘Green Fledgling’ exercise was designed to ‘stress-test’ the skills and knowledge of third-year paramedic students ahead of  graduation this Summer. 

Dawn Astle and Dr Mark Christie

Jeff Astle’s daughter visits health students learning of links between brain injuries and sport

The daughter of the late England and West Brom footballer Jeff Astle has visited the University of Cumbria’s Institute of Health, meeting students and staff to discuss growing links between degenerative brain disease and sport. 

Robert Williams gilding skeleton

Cumbrian artist joins American exhibition investigating Periodic Table

Professor of Fine Art Robert Williams is part of a creative collective that is taking part in a new high-profile American exhibition.  

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.

Woman Up Justice

What does Justice for Women Mean To You?

University of Cumbria School of Justice is hosting a Woman Up Justice conference

To coincide with International Women’s Day on 8 March 2023, Woman Up  has collaborated with the School of Justice, at University of Cumbria, to host the first ever Woman Up Justice conference.

UoC and UCL colleagues L-R Dr Jasper Green, Head of Initial Teacher Education, UCL; Professor Clare Brooks, Professor of Education, UCL; Dr Ruth Harrison-Palmer, Director, Institute of Education, UoC; Patrick Freeman, Placement Liaison Manager, IoE, UoC

University of Cumbria in discussions with University College London to support delivery of Initial Teacher Education in the region

University of Cumbria is delighted to announce that it is exploring a strategic teacher education partnership arrangement with University College London.

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). 

Two female University of Cumbria Institute of Education academics with two senior education figures at Cumbria County Council.

Strengthening SEND support in the North West

With increasing numbers of children in England with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) requiring support, our education and health professionals and student teachers across the North West are sharing latest thinking and best practice at the University of Cumbria.