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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.


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.

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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.


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.

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Windermere School celebrates a year of successes

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

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Barrow college to launch art centre of excellence

A Barrow college is to launch a centre of excellence for art and design.

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The University of Cumbria unite businesses with academia

The University of Cumbria has invited businesses to work with academia to discuss potential research collaborations.

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Austrian pupils visit Ulverston Victoria High School to sample life in Cumbria

Austrian visitors were welcomed at a Cumbria school for the start of an international partnership.

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Inspira urges local teens to change their lives this summer

Inspira is urging young people to sign up to the National Citizen Service programme after research revealed it can help them get into university.

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National award for Cumbrian nursing student

A University of Cumbria nursing student has won a prestigious award in recognition of her work to reduce the stigma of mental health.

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University of Cumbria employs new deputy vice chancellor

The University of Cumbria has employed a new deputy vice chancellor, who is returning to the area after spending time in Plymouth.

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Chemistry students are among nation’s best

Three Barrow Sixth Form College students achieved silver awards in this year’s UK Chemistry Olympiad.