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Two of the stars of the hit TV show The Apprentice hosted a business masterclass at the University of Cumbria.
Margaret Mountford, advisor to Lord Alan Sugar, and Tim Campbell, winner of the first series of the programme, were offering their expertise to students in Carlisle.
This University of Cumbria student had a grizzly encounter when a female grizzly bear made a beeline for his camera.
Luckily John Kitchen, who's doing a PHD in Wildlife Conservation, had positioned the camera on a bridge away from where he was standing.
The camera didn't break and this amazing footage shows a grizzly bear up close and personal - it's filmed in British Columbia, in Canada.
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A University of Cumbria student had a grizzly encounter when a bear tried to eat his camera.
John Kitchin, who's doing a PHD in Wildlife Conservation, was on a research project in Canada. He'd put cameras on a bridge across a salmon-bearing river at Glendale Cove, and this young female grizzly bear made a beeline for one of them.
We've been speaking to students at the University of Cumbria after it was named one of the most gay friendly in the UK.
It's one of four universities in the north west of England to be ranked by a charity as among the best in Britain for gay, lesbian and bisexual students.
So what does it mean if you're a student studying in Cumbria? Our Correspondent Hannah McNulty has been finding out.
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A photography exhibition highlighting Cumbrian students work hopes to boost their job prospects.
The work is based on a collection of subjects, from the way social media fits into our lives to journeys and the memories associated with them.
The students have not yet completed their final year but have put their work on show for the public and potential employers.
"All of the project has been off our own backs.
We've been working since November to put the whole exhibition together. It's been great professional develop for all of us, we have learnt a lot.
We just wanted to sort of create and exhibition not just for photographers like us, but also for the general public to come in and see."
Photography students from the University of Cumbria have funded and set up an exhibition of their work.
They hope it has brought them a step closer to securing a job.
Hannah McNulty reports:
The University of Cumbria's holding a public exhibition in Ambleside so people can learn more about potential plans for new student accommodation.
The event will be held from midday at the Beehive building.