Pupils got kitted out for hands-on activities with apprentice mentors during a visit to global healthcare company GSK.
The most difficult choice for most young people as they are about to leave school is whether to continue in education or go straight into work.
Three of Furness' biggest employers feature in the top 10 of a national poll of employers for young people.
Apprentices are competing to become the apprentice team of the year in this year's Brathay Apprentice Challenge, run by the Ambleside-based charity.
The 10 best companies in the UK to work for have been revealed, with pharmaceutical giant GSK – which has a site in Ulverston – making the list.
People in Ulverston are being invited to comment on a new masterplan that outlines how leisure facilities in the town could be redeveloped.
Ulverston Victoria High School has been crowned Secondary School of the Year at Cumbria’s premier education awards, The Golden Apples.
GSK has topped a list of companies which 'change the world'.
Cumbria’s unique engineering capabilities make it a great place for a career, according to the President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
A new £13m sports complex for Ulverston is a step closer to reality after the idea was deemed sustainable by experts.
Apprentices from GSK in Ulverston have teamed up with children’s charity WellChild to create an outdoor haven for a boy with disabilities.
An open evening at GSK's site in Ulverston attracted a record 180 people wanting to find out more about apprenticeships opportunities.
Two Barrow Sixth Form College students have won places on a prestigious scheme to find the brightest young business talent of the future.
Work has been completed on new reception buildings and a car park for the GSK factory in Ulverston.
An apprentice at GSK Ulverston was selected to receive the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Award on behalf of the firm.