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College students complete Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

Over 50 Wakefield College students received their certificates for completing the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Croft Signs Four Year Deal

Monday, 10 September, 2018

Wakefield College Student Jack Croft has signed a four-year professional contract with Wakefield Trinity RLFC.

Wakefield College’s Get SET student has gained paid employment

Thursday, 06 September, 2018

Thomas Raddings, a student from the College’s Get Supported Employment training (SET) programme, has gained paid employment at Nostell café after his supported work placement with them.

Wakefield College enter new partnership with OE Electrics

Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

Electrical manufacturer OE Electrics has established a partnership with Wakefield College to offer two engineering apprenticeships to local students and is confident this will be the first of many apprenticeship opportunities to be offered through the partnership.

College student secures place at the University of Cambridge

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

A Wakefield College student who thought getting back to university was a bridge too far having been out of education for a few years, has secured a place at the University of Cambridge. Robert Murphy, 26 passed the Access to Higher Education course with distinction and now can look forward to studying a degree in social sciences at the prestigious institute.

A Level Results Day 2018

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have once again demonstrated hard work and determination after the class of 2018 achieved another strong set of results. Figures revealed last night showed students achieved an overall pass rate of 97% - the 15th year running the result has exceeded 95%. The number of students achieving high A* to C high grades also saw a seven percent increase to 58%.

University Centre tops NSS rankings for 2nd year running

Wednesday, 08 August, 2018

Wakefield College is committed to working in partnership with school, employers and learning providers to enrich our students’ learning, attainment, achievement and progression opportunities. Part of that vision is supported by projects with the European Union’s ERASMUS+ Programme.

Skillweld Semi-Finals

Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Two Level 3 Fabrication and Welding students have completed the second stage of Skillweld competition 2018 with Brian Fisher winning 1st place and Tyler Pickard coming 2nd in their separate heats.

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