Westlakes Campus

If you’re looking for a refreshing change of lifestyle and access to the great outdoors then you’ll love studying at our Westlakes Campus in Cumbria, which offers global opportunities in stunning surroundings.

Getting to Westlakes Campus

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Directions and campus map

Our picturesque Westlakes Campus in Cumbria is located near Whitehaven. Here are some directions and travel advice to help you find us.

Our picturesque campus is based on the Westlakes Science and Technology Park in the tranquil surroundings of West Cumbria, just three miles from Whitehaven. We offer a wide range of innovative and vocational courses in Medicine and Nursing from here. It’s a bright, modern learning environment where you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including clinical skills laboratories. It’s also home to the University’s National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine (NCRRM), which trains clinicians in all aspects of medicine relating to living, working and recreation in remote and rural environments.

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Student support at our Westlakes Campus

Research at Westlakes

Westlakes Research Ltd. (WRL) is a public benefit educational charity established in 1992. Since 2005 it has been a member of the University of Central Lancashire family of organisations. Being a member provides access to the academic work undertaken at the University.

Based in West Cumberland, the University undertakes research in a location of great social and economic variety. However, the activities of WRL are in no way limited to this area.

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Students walking outside our Samuel Lindow Building
Students walking outside our Samuel Lindow Building

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