University of Cumbria
The University of Cumbria is one of the newest research universities in Britain. Although it was only granted university in 2007, its roots date back to 1822 where it was associated with the society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts. As Cumbria is located in the Lake District, the university makes use of the outdoor spaces available and consequently it offers the highest number of outside study degrees in the UK. The university has campuses in Carlisle, Lancaster and Ambleside.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Cumbria.
The University of Cumbria is ranked 116th in the UK by the Guardian 2021 league tables.
97% of graduates from the University of Cumbria are either in employment or further education 6 months after graduating.
For UK students for fees are £9,250. For those outside of the UK the fees will range from £10,500 to £15,500.
The University of Cumbria offer a full range of scholarships and bursaries. Find out more here.
The University of Cumbria has accommodation across its campuses in Ambleside, Carlisle and Lancaster. Prices in Ambleside range for £53.36 per week to £96 per week Find out more about accommodation in Ambleside. Prices in Carlisle range from £56 per week to £111.80 Find out more about accommodation in Carlisle. Prices in Lancaster range from £56 to £110. Find out more about accommodation at Lancaster.
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The University of Cumbria Students’ Union is the heart of the student community at the university. There are an array of social activities and events hosted by the university, as well as many societies that students are encouraged to join. The aim of the union is to support the student body, both personally and academically. Find out more about the University of Cumbria Students’ Union here:
The University of Cumbria has many famous alumni, including Turner Prize winner Keith Tyson and Actor Charlie Hunnam.
The University of Cumbria has appointed a new Chancellor, Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell. Stephen Cottrell is the 98th Archbishop of York and is looking forward to his new position at the university.
"Cumbria is the perfect place to live and study"
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