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Students to get unique space experience thanks to REACT Foundation

A virtual reality adventure will put youngsters in the hot seat of a real-life descent from Space is heading to the National College for Nuclear this month.

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Youngsters left Inspired by STEM Event

Youngsters were inspired to take up careers in STEM industries at a major event supported by partners of Choose Cumbria.

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Bellcare named 'best SME employer of the year'

The dedication of highly-skilled staff at Bellcare, Cumbria, has resulted in it winning a training award.

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Windermere School Achieves Exceptional Results

Windermere School has finished the 2017/18 academic year with exceptional International Baccalaureate (IB) results.

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Bender UK supports Sandside Lodge School

Bender UK raised £1,000 to go towards a new playground at the special school.


Prestigious Skills Award for GSK Ulverston

GSK Ulverston has achieved the Skills Award at the Chemical Industry Awards (CIA) Dinner in Newcastle.

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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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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.