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Higher & Further Education

Freshers week helps new students settle in college

cefreshers01 FIRST-YEAR students from across West Cumbria were given a taste of campus life this month at Lakes College’s freshers day.

Last updated 29 September 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Careers advice hit when it’s needed most

SAVAGE – that is how the former children’s commissioner as long ago as January described the cuts to youth and education services. He spoke of his fears for the current generation of young people, of a rise in crime, and of “the destruction of many of the building bricks of support for children and young people”.

Last updated 29 September 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Helping shape the workforce of tomorrow

BRITAIN’S Energy Coast Campus is a trail-blazing example of how a partnership between further education, higher education and vocational training can work together with backing from industry to create world-class learning on our doorstep.

Last updated 25 August 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Learning: the key to West Cumbria’s future

AT Britain’s Energy Coast Campus, we are extremely happy to be the main sponsor of West Cumbrian Learning, dedicated to learning in this area. World-class education and training are two of the most important factors behind any region’s success and are critical to prosperity in our area.

Last updated 25 August 2011
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Lakes College recognises students’ achievements

cehayward AROUND 250 West Cumbrian students received awards recently in recognition of their achievement in education.

Last updated 25 August 2011
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NEW COURSE TO MEET GLOBAL CHALLENGES

CEUPPERS NEXT month sees the launch of a new course by the University of Cumbria aimed at students interested in a career in the low-carbon industry.

Last updated 25 August 2011
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IN BRIEF...

Last updated 25 August 2011
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COLLEGE SETS FEES WAY BELOW UK AVERAGE

LAKES College has announced that it will be charging under £6,000 a year for higher education courses starting in September 2012.

Last updated 25 August 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

The festival organisers and sportspeople of tomorrow

cecockrocklearn WITH the sun setting on the festival season for another year, many people are returning home from their exploits, with aspirations of planning an event or festival themselves.

Last updated 25 August 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Putting art at the heart of learning

CESOUTHDRAMA03 A WEST Cumbrian school is leading the way in a new scheme which will see its students and those from the wider community take new awards and courses in the arts.

Last updated 25 August 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Bidding opens on £7m skills centre

THE bidding process for work on the new £7million Britain’s Energy Coast Construction Skills Centre at Lillyhall started this month.

Last updated 23 June 2011
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Bursary to help college students

LAKES College has unveiled plans to ensure financial support is available for students aged 16 to 19 who have been severely affected by the cuts to Educational Maintenance Allowance and discretionary transport.

Last updated 23 June 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

THOMAS WAITE AWAITS HIS FATE!

CEWAITE01 WORKINGTON teenager Thomas Waite, who was recently named the North West Young Apprentice of the Year at the National Apprenticeship Service’s (NAS) regional awards, is striving for further success after being nominated for the National Young Apprentice of the Year 2011.

Last updated 23 June 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Push to find 100 apprentice places – in just 100 days

ceappchall01 A MAJOR drive to find 100 apprenticeship places in 100 days for young people across Cumbria was launched this month.

Last updated 23 June 2011
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BATTLE OF THE BEAUTICIANS

cehurr FANTASY hair and false lashes were the order of the day at Lillyhall’s Lakes College this month.

Last updated 23 June 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

PUBLIC SERVANTS OF TOMORROW

cestem02 STUDENTS from Lakes College have been given an insight into government following a trip to London this month. The group of 15 public students, some of whom had never been to London before, took in the sights of the capital and visited Parliament and the Met Police.

Last updated 23 June 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

One of best years yet for REACT’s bursary

cereact2104 A WEST Cumbrian engineering charity has seen one of its most successful years yet for applications of its annual bursary award.

Last updated 28 April 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Students at the art of Europe

LAKES College art students will get the chance to take part in a four-week programme of traditional crafts through a European art scheme.

Last updated 28 April 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Hairs and graces

cehaird02 SIXTY FIVE West Cumbrian hairdressing students took part in one of the area’s largest styling competitions this week. The Lakes College annual hairdressing awards, held last Tuesday, attracted the college’s brightest styling talent.STEF McCabe, 17, from the Highlands, Whitehaven, said she had been flicking through a hair industry magazine when she came across an unusual animal-inspired hair style.

Last updated 25 February 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Inspiring Apprentice

mbruth1 REALITY TV star Ruth Badger visited Lakes College at Lillyhall this month to speak to students and employers as part of National Apprentice Week.

Last updated 25 February 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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