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.
‘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.
Multi sports club to keep children active over summer
Furness College has launched a new multi sports holiday club for 6-12 year olds running at The Matchbox Sports and Fitness Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Barrow college to launch art centre of excellence
A Barrow college is to launch a centre of excellence for art and design.
Sixth form first in county to achieve Leadership Academy Status for sport
Staff and students are celebrating after Barrow Sixth Form College became the first in Cumbria to be awarded Leadership Academy Status.
High-performing college receives chartered status
Furness College has been honoured by receiving chartered status in London.
A level design and technology returns to sixth form
Barrow Sixth Form students will be able to study A level design and technology from September thanks to an innovative new partnership.
Merged college board of governors combines wealth of experience
A college that recently merged to become the largest provider of education and skills training in Cumbria welcomes an experienced board of governors.
College raises charity cash for community at Christmas
Students and staff from across Furness College’s two campuses have raised hundreds of pounds to help others in the community at Christmas.
Science students scoop silver in national skills competition
Two Furness College students have won silver medals in the WorldSkills UK finals after meeting the challenge to devise a sustainable energy strategy.
CandoFM marks birthday milestone
A community radio station that has gained an estimated 13,000 listeners across Furness is celebrating its first birthday on Wednesday, November 23.
Furness College gains chartered status
Furness College is among the first in the country to achieve chartered status for the high quality of education.
Furness College’s bid to fill the skills gap in Cumbria
Students have been learning the tricks of the trade as part of a new initiative at Furness College.
Google Garage event to be held in Barrow
Search engine giant Google is coming to Cumbria for a special event hosted by in-Cumbria.com.
Engineering student wins prestigious award
A Furness College student who is adding a degree in engineering to his degree in English has been awarded a prestigious national prize worth £10,000.
Aspiring accountant makes the most of college merger
An aspiring accountant is the first student to take advantage of the new opportunities offered under a merged college in Cumbria.
Work experience scheme wins national award
Furness College has received national recognition for a work experience programme it has developed for a wide range of sectors.