University of Cumbria

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We are Cumbria’s university – enriching people and place.

A place of endless possibilities, where amazing journeys happen. Where knowledge changes lives, communities and business. Whatever you want to be, whatever you want to achieve we offer a wide range of degrees across health, sports, social work, teaching, business, law, science, conservation, outdoor studies, arts, creativity, tourism, policing and more.


Each unique campus provides you with the knowledge, skills and life-experience to be great. How can we be sure? 96% of our graduates are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating and we are ranked 1st in the North West and 8th Worldwide for Quality Education according to the Times Impact Rankings.

If you’re wondering what it’s like to study and live at our different campuses you can take a virtual tour today, click here to start your guided tour!


Number 1 in the UK for Quality Education SDG

The University of Cumbria ranked 8th out of a total of 676 participating institutions worldwide and first in the UK for Quality Education SDG, which measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.

Don’t just take our word for it…

We think the University of Cumbria is a fantastic place to get your degree, but you don’t have to take our word for it! Here's what some of our students thought about their time studying with us.

The Outreach Team

Our Outreach Team and Academic Institutes offer a number of presentations, workshops and events. These are designed to provide your students with the advice and guidance they need to make key decisions regarding their future. Please browse our listings on, take a look at our website and get in touch if you require further information.

Contact us

T: 01228 616333
E: [email protected]

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Forthcoming Events

Open Day - Brampton Road Campus, Carlisle
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Get into Occupational Therapy
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Get into Physiotherapy
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Open Day - Ambleside Campus
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Open Day, London Campus
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Get into Graduate Sports Careers
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Open Day - Bowerham Road Campus, Lancaster
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Get into Radiography and Medical Imaging
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Open Day - Brampton Road Campus, Carlisle
Saturday, November 27, 2021
Career Development Institute
Careers England
The Education Resources Awards
Best use of Tech in Career Development
Shell LiveWIRE Winner
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