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Taste of Industry for Cumbrian Youngsters

Over 600 Children Get a Taste of Industry at Cumbrian Event

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National College for Nuclear officially opens

A £7.5 million National College for Nuclear, based in Lillyhall, is due to open today.

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Windermere Named School of the Year

Windermere School has been named International Baccalaureate (IB) School of the Year for 2018.

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Popular head of Kendal College to retire

The popular head of Kendal College has announced he is to step down after 17 years in his post.

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World-leading research centre for national parks launches in Cumbria

Delegates from around the world gathered for the launch of the University of Cumbria’s Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas.

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Windermere School begins new academic year on a high

Windermere School is celebrating the start of the academic year with the news that it has been placed near the top of the Sixth Form League Tables.

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Pupils get a look at future Moorside site

The company behind Cumbria's planned nuclear new build has used its education programme to let children see the proposed development site.

Results Day Celebrations

Students celebrate A-level success in Cumbria

Students and staff at Barrow Sixth Form College had stars in their eyes as they celebrated another impressive year for A-level exam success.

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‘Bright’ future for Furness College after success of first year

A college has celebrated the success of its first year after merging, and promised a bright future going forward.

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South Cumbria college graded as ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ features

A South Cumbria college has been graded as "good" overall with "outstanding" features.

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Windermere School celebrates record year for International Baccalaureate results

A Cumbria school is celebrating a record year for International Baccalaureate results.

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University hosts webinar week

The University of Cumbria is hosting a week of webinars for prospective students to talk to tutors online.

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Furness College recognised for high quality university programmes

The Barrow college scored an excellent rating for ensuring students go into highly-skilled employment after their studies.

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Talented brickwork students craft complex arch

Two talented Furness College construction students have created an intricate arch of crafted brickwork after being challenged by their tutors.

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Final piece of Kendal College’s creative arts complex is now in place

The new state-of-the-art Wildman Street Studios will offer new and exciting production opportunities.

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Moving awareness film made by GSK apprentices spreads vital message far and wide

A deeply moving awareness film featuring the parents of an Ulverston boy who died after suffering an asthma attack is having a huge impact.

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College offers university degrees on the doorstep

Furness College is opening its doors to enable students to experience university degrees on their doorstep at a taster evening this month.

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Lord Hutton praises college’s ‘impressive facilities’

A leading figure in Barrow’s recent history praised the ‘impressive facilities’ at Furness College as he returned for his first tour.

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GSK Ulverston apprentices go back to school to inspire next generation

Aspiring young professionals are going back to school to deliver a series of presentations about their career development.

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GSK Ulverston apprentice wins national school leavers award

A manufacturing apprentice from GSK Ulverston has picked up an accolade at the national School Leaver Awards held at London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel.

Prize Day Winners 2017

Windermere School celebrates a year of successes

The school’s 154th annual prize day celebrated the events and successes of the past school year.