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University of Cumbria

Town Campus Rural

Ucas code: C99

The University of Cumbria has multiple campuses - from Carlisle to London! - each offering a unique learning experience which enables students to have that small campus feel but be part of a bigger university community. With strong focus on vocational learning, it is 2nd in the UK for graduate employability with 97% in employment or further study within six months.
Source:University of Cumbria Students' Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

50%

LOW

Varied union activities

58%

LOW

Creative

60%

MED

Political

46%

LOW

Sporty

47%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £21.2k MED
Student satisfaction score 73%

Number of students

7,582

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

77%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

31%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

32%

of students are male

Young / Mature

34%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

3%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 256 comments (60 students)
    • Course

      I have not enjoyed my modules, which made me lose interest in my work/study.

      2018, 2nd year, Research & Study Skills In Education Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Scholarship

      I am on an NHS funded course.

      2018, 2nd year, Medicine & Dentistry Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accomodation

      Good community. Easy access to shops and transport

      2018, 2nd year, Physiotherapy

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    • Support

      They can not provide any additional support with regards to finance

      2018, 2nd year, Adult Nursing

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    • Scholarship

      NHS Bursary which was given to all students on my course

      2018, 2nd year, Adult Nursing

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    • Course

      The course has been very good and structured to fit well with our assignments and placements. However, our time table does not...

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      2018, 1st year, Training Teachers

      Course

      The course has been very good and structured to fit well with our assignments and placements. However, our time table does not follow a set order like how courses and changes frequently.

      2018, 1st year, Training Teachers

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