Discover our campus cities and towns
Life at the University of Cumbria is about more than working towards a degree. One of the most enjoyable aspects of university life is becoming part of campus and local communities.
These welcome guides are here to give you a flavour of life outside of study. Features within this section were written by BA (Hons) Journalism students.
If your idea of a good time is watching the sunset over a lake, feeling the spray of a 70-foot waterfall on your face or riding a mountain bike down something tall and craggy, then Ambleside is the place to be.
Discover the great outdoors and local attractions in and around Ambleside.
From a bustling city centre - boasting a wide range of high street chains and independent shops - to open surroundings and beautiful parks, Carlisle is a modern and spacious location to study.
Discover Carlisle's music venues, arts galleries and visiting stand-up comedians.
A vibrant and cosmopolitan university city, Lancaster has all the high street stores as well as specialist shops. There are many lively pubs, clubs and restaurants, theatres, cinemas and an eclectic music scene.
Discover the range of sports facilities, shops and clubs available in Lancaster.
Located in the north east corner of the Lake District, Penrith overlooks the magnificent Cumbria fells. This friendly town has lively restaurants and pubs, nightclubs and a good range of high street and specialist shops.
Discover the arts community that saved Penrith's 100-year-old cinema from closure.
We work in partnership with Furness College to provide more higher education learning opportunities for students and business in the Furness peninsula. We have a dedicated space in the new exciting college development as well as access to college facilities.
Find out more about our Furness College facilities.
Our Workington courses take place in the Energus building. Located in an industrial park in Lillyhall, Energus is a little bit off the beaten track, but once you get there, you’ll find it to be a sleek, modern building with top of the range equipment and facilities. It was purpose built to provide a fantastic space for professional training and development.
Find out more about Energus, Workington.
Tower Hamlets, London
Our site in Tower Hamlets delivers teacher training just a few minutes' walk from Mile End tube station. As a student you have access to Tower Hamlets Schools Library Services and all the University of Cumbria's online resources. This campus hosts education courses.