As an important fact about the Cumbria and North Lancashire institution is that they work in partnerships to develop the talents and opportunities in their region. Also to attract new talent to the region to study and work and live, so they increase the aspirations and achievement of education and contribute to the social, cultural and economic well-being and prosperity of their communities.
Their campuses are in some of the country’s top locations, including two World Heritage Sites. In fact, they’re the UK’s only university to be set in a national park. Your studies at theirs Ambleside campus and Barrow campus will be unrivalled, because they are the only UK universities within a National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Set in the heart of The Lake District, you’ll get unrivalled access to a 912-square-mile picturesque patchwork - with more than 150 high peaks, 16 lakes, an abundance of rivers and its rich and unique habitats and wildlife and whatever course you embark upon at Ambleside or Barrow-in-Furness the town on the edge of the Lake District , you’ll quite literally have an idyllic outdoor classroom on your doorstep.
Alongside Carlisle and the internationally renowned Lake District, historic Lancaster and buzzing London all bring unique and fantastic opportunities for you to get involved, feel and live the place and be part of a really great atmosphere. Their Lancaster campus is set in beautiful parkland just a short walk from the city centre, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Their Brampton Road campus is home to the university's Institute of the Arts with over 1000 full-time arts students and the atmosphere is friendly, with a creative environment that will help stimulate and develop your ideas. Their library specialises in resources for the arts, including a large collection of journals.
With a bustling city centre, beautiful surroundings and a wealth of history, Carlisle is a fantastic place to live and study and on their Fusehill Street campus you'll find a library containing a large collection of Health, Education, Law and Social Science resources. Ambleside is a wonderful place to live and study. The campus is compact and friendly, located just two minute’s walk from the town centre and o a clear day you can even enjoy amazing views over the Lake District from the top of the campus.
London is one of the world's most popular cities, and studying at their campus places you right in the midst of it all and although the University of Cumbria's roots are firmly placed in the North of England, they also provide outstanding teacher training, professional policing qualifications and advanced clinical practice courses in the East End of this famous capital city.
Barrow-in-Furness is a large industrial town on the edge of the Lake District and was once home to the largest steelworks in the world. The new University Centre at Furness College provides state-of-the-art facilities for all university students in the Furness area and is designed to provide real industry and sector experience. And Workington is an ancient market and industrial town with plenty of entertainment and shopping facilities to satisfy all tastes, so you’ll enjoy a quiet area ideal for focusing on your studies.
They recognize that providing a fully inclusive work and study environment will enable everyone to present themselves as best they can because recognition, acceptance and appreciation of differences will lead to improvements for all.