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Weeknights commencing June 15 from 7pm

Has time to think made you want to aim higher?

Did you know around 500 students are on our university programmes studying degrees and other higher education courses at the Channelside campus each year?

Find out more about how you can get all the benefits of a university qualification right here on the doorstep in Barrow by registering for our Virtual Higher Education Open Evening, w/c Monday 15th June 2020 at 7pm.

  • Monday 15th June: Business and Project Management/Computing. View the event here.
  • Tuesday 16th June: Engineering/Construction
  • Wednesday 17th June: Health and Social Care
  • Thursday 18th June: Education
  • Friday 19th June: Access (12Noon)

You don’t even need to leave the house to hear from staff about our HE programmes and meet students who are studying a range of degrees – from engineering and business to education and computing – delivered at the Channelside campus and accredited by top local universities.

Want to be part of it? The number of attendees is limited, so please complete the form below to secure your invitation. You will then receive further information on how to access the Virtual Higher Education Open Evening.

Don’t forget, our College Information Team continues to be available at info@furness.ac.uk, Monday to Friday, to answer any questions you may have about courses, or for help applying online.

Higher Education at Furness College

Furness College is the largest provider of Higher Education in South Cumbria with more than 30 years’ experience of delivering university-level programmes.

The college offers a wide choice of university-accredited HE qualifications and degrees and has more than 500 students on its HE courses at the Channelside campus.

Courses range from engineering and computing, business to health and social care and teaching. These are offered both on a full-time or part-time basis to ensure flexibility for those who are studying and working. There is also an access to university course to help people who want to study a degree to get the skills they need.

In the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework report, Furness College achieved a silver award – the highest in Cumbria. It scored an ‘excellent’ rating for ensuring students go into highly skilled employment after their studies and for the academic support it offers.

With £47m investment in recent years, the college offers a high-quality learning environment to help students progress with the qualifications and skills to succeed in further study or the workplace and meet their career goals.

The college maintains excellent links with industry and is home to the county’s first £4m Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Centre to meet the growing demand for highly-skilled workers. It has been recognised as a leading national performer in education by becoming one of the first in the country to achieve chartered status after demonstrating quality across the board.


Channelside
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 2PJ
Rating Lane
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA13 9LE
Contact Us Tel: 01229 825 017 (Channelside Campus)
Tel: 01229 828 377 (Barrow Sixth Form College)
Email: info@furness.ac.uk
Business Support Tel: 01229 844 836
Email: businesssupport@furness.ac.uk
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