Introducing the Cumbria Experience – becoming part of the University of Cumbria means taking the next step towards the career of your choice. We provide a first-class education - we specialise in education, nursing, health professions, science, sport, business, creative and performing arts and the humanities. An outstanding student experience is delivered in a flexible and supportive learning environment. It is our mission to provide you with the skills and tools you need to succeed in a challenging and evolving world, both now and in the future.
Choose a leading university - we are outperforming or equal in the sector for teaching and learning, student support, personal development and assessment and feedback according to the National Student Survey 2014.
All our qualifications offered at the University of Cumbria are rigorously quality assessed to ensure that we are offering you a programme designed to give you the skills, knowledge and experiences to prepare you for the world of work. We have uncompromising academic standards, and have been awarded the highest level of approval for the quality of our awards from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. What this means is that you can be confident that our degrees are of the highest calibre. We live by the highest academic standards and your degree is regarded as a mark of quality by prospective employers. For more information on our outstanding quality awards please visit our website.
BEST FOR STUDENT SUPPORT
Receive the best in student support from academic skills, to career planning and your wellbeing. That's why we were rated best uni for support services in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2014. More here.
We make it our business to ensure the right support services are in place to enable you get the most out of your studying. We have great library services which include thousands of books, eBooks, journals and search tools such as Quest. Library resources are available online 24/7 from a location of your choice. They include 14,000 eBooks that allow you to search within text and make online notes and create favourites. Quest is an easy-to-use yet powerful discovery service that searches the university’s journal collections, bibliographic databases and library catalogue from one search box. Searching across forty plus databases, it is a sophisticated yet easy way to find the material you require.
We make sure that you have the right academic skills to prosper. There is lots of online advice or you can contact one of our team of advisers for personal help. They can offer advice with:
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University of Cumbria average rating
The timesRank 95th
*Source: Times Good University Guide 2015