In 2012 they launched their innovative Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) at our Ambleside campus. Major redevelopment work of the Ambleside campus started the following year, and in 2014 the Lake District campus officially became home to the National School of Forestry, the Centre for Wildlife Conservation and our outdoor studies courses - more outdoor students study with us than with any other higher education institution in Europe.
Your student experience at University of Cumbria:
- They offer an asset because they enable staff and students to succeed - bringing new thinking, skills and opportunities
- They offer for the students more choice and what is crucial, they will ensure that their staff is equipped, supported and valued
- They do best, to encourage the students to innovate and grow - to develop their talents and skills as they explore new academic opportunities.
- They actually improve and create spaces where theirs students want to spend time and improve theirs surrounding partners
- To improve connections with off-campus students and the culture that is already growing at each location, looking over there campuses to connect theirs students to the rich offerings of art, culture and adventure - such as the long-year North Festival Season.
- They offer a wide range of support services to theirs students and are here to offer you friendly ear, training and tips to help you succeed, because coming to university is an exciting time, and they understand that you may need some support with academic skills, money management, health and well-being
- They have some of the cheapest student accommodations in the whole of the northwest *, with rooms starting at just £ 10 a night and having a dedicated team helping everything that works best for you.
- They are boosting job prospects, they want to get your career off to a flying start and they do, because nine out of ten* of theirs students are in work or further education six months after graduating.
At all university campuses you can access careers and employability events, workshops, drop-ins and advice on career management, skills development and how to find work experience and graduate opportunities.
All of this makes the University of Cambria a modern and smart educational place, one of the best small universities in the UK for things to consider - small class sizes, an entire catalogue of support services, attainable qualifications for a wide range of subjects, personal tutors and dedicated help from each staff member for national and international students.
That's why University of Cambria is a community of equals, where colleagues and students support and learn from each other, creating an enriching environment, because they are a university committed to fostering an environment where its staff, students and visitors are treated fairly and equitably respect at all times.