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Interactive skills festival returns with top prizes

An interactive Furness skills festival returns with an exciting programme, inspiring speakers, and top prizes.

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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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Kendal College student to represent UK in global skills competition

Plumbing and Heating apprentice, Michael, will compete in 2019 WorldSkills Final.

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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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Nursing numbers boost thanks to university

Nursing numbers in the North West are set to receive a welcome boost thanks to a successful bid for government funds by a Choose Cumbria partner.

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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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Global comic superstar helps to change perceptions of Cumbria

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Cumbria is at heart of life-saving study

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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.

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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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Trainees gather in Cumbria to shape the future of nuclear

More than 250 young nuclear professionals in Cumbria explored the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the industry at an event.

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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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NCS summer of inspiration begins

Over 1,000 young people from Cumbria will take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) to develop essential skills for work and life.

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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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GSK wins national Brathay Apprentice Challenge

A team of apprentices are the pride of Cumbria after winning a prestigious national competition.