University of Cumbria

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We are your official Student Room representatives for the University of Cumbria, here to answer any questions you might have about our courses, campuses, facilities, finance, accommodation - or anything else you might want to ask about (within reason!), so please feel free to ask away and we'll do our very best to get you the answers as quickly as possible.

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Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)

TEF Bronze Award

Here at the University of Cumbria, we have been award Bronze for delivering teaching, learning and outcomes for its students that meet rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education. 

What do the TEF Awards mean for you?

Open Days

University of Cumbria Open Days

Attending one of our open days provides an opportunity for you and your family to see our unique campuses and meet current students and staff.

During the day you can speak one-to-one with course tutors and current students, enjoy accommodation and campus tours, attend talks for your subject of interest, and gain advice from support staff regarding finance and fees who will be on hand all throughout the day.

View our full list of upcoming Open Days

Student Life in Carlisle

University of Cumbria Student Life

Starting university is an exciting step in your life! At the University of Cumbria you'll have plenty to keep you busy outside of your studies with a variety of places to eat and drink, high quality on and off-campus sports facilities and many student clubs and societies to get involved in. Each of their campus locations across the country have their own unique feel.

Wherever you're based, there's always something for you to get involved in, and they want you to be a part of it. Whether it’s the vibrant city of Carlisle on the edge of the Lake District, the lively heritage city of Lancaster steeped in history or the cosmopolitan culture of England’s capital, there is plenty for you and your friends to immerse yourselves in!

Travel Information


Our campuses in Carlisle, Lancaster and Ambleside have excellent transport links. They are on the West Coast mainline rail network and close to the M6 motorway.

Carlisle to Lancaster takes approximately one hour to drive or on the train, and Lancaster to Manchester takes just under an hour on a half hourly rail service.

All our campuses are compact, accessible and situated within walking distance of their respective town and city centres.

Other Contact Details

Phone number:
+44 (0)1228 616234

Email address:
[email protected]

Mailing address:
University of Cumbria,
Head Office,
Fusehill Street,