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A lecturer who led a higher education campus in Carlisle which later formed part of Cumbria's university has died at the age of He successfully built up the campus through the s - and it was his hope was that it could eventually develop into a "University of Carlisle", on the same model as new universities in other cathedral cities such as Lincoln and Winchester.

Instead the campus became part of the University of Cumbria, with bases in the city and elsewhere.

Robin was born in Leigh in Lancashire in and he and grew up in a typical mill town terraced house. Many of the children at primary school wore clogs, and he and his brother Peter used to envy their ability to make sparks fly from the pavements. At 11 Robin won a scholarship to Bolton School. Inaged 21, he studied sociology at Rutherford College of Technology in Newcastle - which later became Newcastle Polytechnic and then the University of Northumbria.

He was "Robin smith dating services" of the students' union and it was there that he met Monica MacRow, whom he married in From to, Robin worked in London as a researcher and editor of the newsletter of the National Union of Bank Employees.

He also studied part-time for an MSc in industrial relations at the London School of Economics and became a lecturer in the subject back at what was then Newcastle Polytechnic.