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Wakefield College teams up with Room97 Creative Academy

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017

Wakefield College are proud to announce a new partnership with the award winning Wakefield salon, Room97.

Wakefield College and Wakefield Trinity team up

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

Wakefield College and Wakefield Trinity are delighted to announce the signing of a new education agreement.

Business victory at Grant Thornton’s Umph event!

Monday, 24 July, 2017

Students from Greenhead College, Huddersfield, beat stiff competition to defend their title for the second year running at this year’s Umph! Competition that took place at Wakefield College’s new £7m Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre.

College students mark turf-cutting at new Castleford development…

Thursday, 13 July, 2017

Staff and work placement students from Wakefield College joined bosses from housebuilder Keepmoat Homes in Castleford recently for a turf-cutting ceremony at the £22million Flass Lane development.

Wakefield College Beauty Students Celebrate Competition Success

Friday, 07 July, 2017

Three Wakefield College Hair & Beauty students from the Castleford Campus are celebrating after securing the top spots in two prestigious national competitions - UK World Skills Awards and the National Make-Up Awards 2017. WorldSkills UK, and National Make-Up Awards bring together apprentices and young people from across the country to compete against each other to be judged the best in their chosen discipline.

Wakefield College student selected for National Championships

Monday, 26 June, 2017

Wakefield Colleges Athlete Development Programme strikes again as cross country runner, Mark Bostock, qualifies for the English Schools National Championships.

University Centre Wakefield celebrates teaching excellence award

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

The University Centre at Wakefield College is celebrating today after being given a Silver Award by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) panel; introduced by the Government to recognise and reward excellent teaching in Higher Education.

Rugby star signs pro contract

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

Wakefield Colleges’ Lee Kershaw has signed his first professional Rugby League contract with Wakefield Trinity’s first team.

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