New College partnership to boost opportunities for young people and tackle local jobs gap

Furness College has teamed up with the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership on a new initiative to help more get young people into work after their studies. The project is aimed at providing extra support to help young people to be ready for work and to meet the needs of local employers. Barrow has one of… Continue reading New College partnership to boost opportunities for young people and tackle local jobs gap


A leading light in education across the county has joined the South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust.

  A leading light in education across the county has joined the South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust. Former headteacher Caroline Vernon has taken a role as Primary Consultant for the Trust, which is led by Furness College. Caroline, who has worked in education for more than 25 years, recently retired from her role at Victoria Academy.… Continue reading A leading light in education across the county has joined the South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust.


Furness College Students take part in ground breaking project

Students from Furness College are taking part in a groundbreaking initiative connected to the Eden Project North. They will undertake work experience learning countryside skills and carrying out conservation work at Rusland Horizons. The students, who are from both the Rating Lane and Channelside campuses, have been selected to take part in the four-day scheme,… Continue reading Furness College Students take part in ground breaking project


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