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Cumbria's Bitcoin Future

Cumbria’s Bitcoin Future

Bitcoin usage is going from strength to strength at the University Of Cumbria. In January the University became the first in the world to accept the digital currency as a payment method for tuition fees on two of its IFLAS (Institute for leadership and sustainability) courses. PhD student Leander Bindewald, 34, was the first student […]

Christmas Wrapping

Christmas Wrapping

  Carols by Candlelight is back for another year, this time though with a rap twist. The popular service will include a rap remix music video of the Christmas carol God rest ye merry gentlemen, put together by Andy Dyke, a member of the University of Cumbria’s chaplaincy team. The track has already amassed 20,000 […]

“Am I Going to be Expelled for This?”

“Am I Going to be Expelled for This?”

This is the question a 23-year-old student at Fresno State University in California was asking police after being detained. Not for setting off fire extinguishers or any other prank you would associate with university, no. This particular student had been caught with his pants down (literally)…in a barn full of sheep.   Police were first […]