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Want to make your American dream come true?

Want to make your American dream come true?

            University of Cumbria student, Katie-May Garrett had the experience of a life time this year when she contacted US summer camp agency, Camp Leaders. Not only did she get the chance to live in America for three long months, she also met new friends for life and was paid […]

Cumbria's Gay Friendly University

Cumbria’s Gay Friendly University

  Our university has been named one of the most gay friendly universities in the UK. A survey by Stonewall, a prominent gay rights charity, ranked the University of Cumbria in the top four lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) friendly uni’s in the North West. Gay by Degree rated universities on ten criteria, including […]

Radio 1 Movie Review

Radio 1 Movie Review

The Big Weekend attracted 40,000 music fans to Carlisle Airport. Much publicised on Radio 1, the Big Weekend Film premiere caught the excitement of the event, but failed to show the legacy they were hoping to create. DJ Scott Mills was the director of the film, which set out to capture what the Big Weekend […]

SUccess awards

The UCSU are running an awards scheme called the ‘Success Awards’. The awards will recognise the contribution of students and staff at the University of Cumbria.

Vitality Week at UoC

Vitality Week at UoC

The University of Cumbria’s Student Union ran an initiative called ‘Vitality Week’ which aimed to raise awareness of a healthy lifestyle. that took place in the week of 3rd-7th October 2011.

Your SU. Who’s money?

With the rise in tuition fees, officials at the University Of Cumbria’s Student Union have spoken out about their new plans to make their funding even more student-centred.

UoC aims to tick the right boxes

UoC aims to tick the right boxes

The University of Cumbrias’ Student Union has compiled a list of the top ten issues that they want to see change before the tuition fees rise in the next academic year. The topical issue of Feedback and Assessment is on this list and it is closely linked with the anonymous marking scheme that the UoC has […]

How to start a society

How to start a society

Use your talent! Set up a society! There is a severe lack of societies at the University of Cumbria’s Carlisle campuses. This is particularly bizarre considering our university prides itself on offering creative courses such as photography, drama, and fashion. I spoke to some key players in the Students’ Union about how students should go […]