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New York! New York!

Tuesday, 20 April, 2010

Globetrotting students from Wakefield College have recently returned from a residential trip to New York where they had the chance to experience and flavour the delights of the Big Apple.

Wakefield College named best public sector employer in Yorkshire and Humber

Monday, 15 March, 2010

There was an air of jubilation amongst staff at Wakefield College when it was named one of the ‘Best Places to Work in the Public Sector’ at a glittering awards ceremony in London. The College was placed 1st in the Yorkshire and Humber region and 30th nationally in the prestigious list which also includes universities, councils, primary care trusts and other public bodies.

Wakefield College receives prestigious AoC Beacon Award

Monday, 15 February, 2010

Wakefield College is celebrating after receiving a prestigious Association of Colleges’ (AoC) Beacon Award at a presentation ceremony in Westminster, London this week.

Presentation highlights dangers of gun and knife crime

Tuesday, 19 January, 2010

Wakefield College students were given a hard hitting message highlighting the dangers of gun and knife crime at a presentation last week...

Health & Social Care students supports Children in Need

Tuesday, 24 November, 2009

Health and Social Care students from Wakefield College’s skillsXchange have helped in collectively raising more than £1000 for Children in Need by organising a number of activities. Across the College’s other campuses, students also took part in a sponsored silence, a three-hour aerobathon, cake stalls, leg waxing sessions and a car wash too.

Upload Music Festival 2009

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009

The School of Popular Music’s loud and lively finale of the Music, Dance & Theatre Festival - Upload. Proving once again to be one of the hottest tickets in town, the two night Upload Festival celebrates the best that Wakefield College music students have to offer, with a number of bands performing an extensive catalogue of styles from original music to classic songs which will rock the summer evenings.


Thursday, 11 June, 2009

Every image has a story, every story has an image. Take a break with some of the most iconic ads of the 80’s, 90’s and the Nougties, and stay glued to the spot as the tales on tonight’s Gogglewatch are revealed. The piece comes complete with a host for the evening and will take you on a televisual adventure, so sit back and relax, no need for channel surfing as live dance meets the world of television.

We Fade to Black

Tuesday, 09 June, 2009

The clock is ticking. A 24:7 world can be a shock to the system. The blameless, shameless, nameless system that chews you up and spits you out. From the cradle to the grave seemingly inconsequential actions make up the chapters of a lifetime. This tongue in cheek, rough and tumble physical theatre piece is brash, bold, bolshy and brazen. The race is on, can the body clock be beaten and the games completed?


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Rethinking University Education: via @YouTube

RT @unicentrewakey: Our Director of HE reacts to @10DowningStreet recent announcement of Rethinking University Education #university…