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Ulverston apprentices launch asthma awareness campaign in memory of young footballer

A group of Ulverston apprentices have launched an asthma awareness campaign in memory of a talented young footballer.

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University of Cumbria launches new tenth anniversary logo

A new logo, created in readiness for the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the University of Cumbria, has been launched.

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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.


Eco-innovation project launches in Cumbria

Business representatives from across Cumbria attended the launch of a £2.1 million project to help small and medium sized businesses in the county.

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Hotel group teams up with top chef to launch culinary academy

A leading hotel group is serving up a new recipe to inspire young people to forge a career in the hospitality sector.

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University registered as apprenticeship training provider

The University of Cumbria has successfully applied to be registered as an apprenticeship training provider by the Skills Funding Agency.

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Kendal College awards evening celebrates apprenticeship achievements

Over 60 prize winning apprentices, their employers and assessors attended this year’s annual celebration of apprentices at Kendal College.

Google Garage returns to Cumbria

Search engine giant Google is returning to Cumbria for a free event hosted by

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Residential helps Cumbria apprentices to build skills for life

A group of first year apprentices from Kimberly-Clark recently attended a four day personal development and team building residential event.

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Sellafield apprentices collect awards from Iron Maiden legend

Two Sellafield apprentices have been recognised as among the UK's best at a prestigious national awards, presented by a heavy metal legend.

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Hospital apprentices take first step towards nursing degree

A wave of healthcare apprentices from the area's hospitals are taking a step towards a nursing degree after completing their training on the wards.

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Students work with Ulverston apprentice mentors on health project

Pupils got kitted out for hands-on activities with apprentice mentors during a visit to global healthcare company GSK.


New apprenticeship manager for University of Cumbria

The University of Cumbria his forging new links with employers to help them make the most of higher level and degree apprenticeship schemes.


Careers Fair to take centre stage at Kendal College

Around 40 different businesses, voluntary organisations and universities will exhibit at Kendal College’s Careers Fair on Tuesday, March 7.


Students enjoy a Dream Placement with the NHS in Cumbria

A group of four students found out more about healthcare in Cumbria during a Dream Placement.


More award nominations for University of Cumbria student nurses

Three student nurses from the University of Cumbria have been shortlisted in the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards.

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Cumbria student nurse shortlisted for national award

Adult nursing student Zoe Butler has beaten hundreds of entries to be shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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Defence secretary says ‘Barrow is leading the way’ as shipyard announces £25m training facility

Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon says "Barrow is leading the way" in British industry and apprenticeship training.

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Concert raises funds for Jo’s Appeal

​Talented musicians have raised £100 towards the charity Jo’s Appeal in a concert featuring recitals, monologues and songs from the musicals.


High-performing college receives chartered status

Furness College has been honoured by receiving chartered status in London.


Free apprentice advice opportunity for businesses in Cumbria

The University of Cumbria is running a series of events for employers this month to explain the apprenticeship levy.