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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.

SafeGuard donation ensures learning is bullet proof

Friday, 04 May, 2018

SafeGuard Clothing continues its social initiative of supporting regional and local colleges in educating their students on safety and protecting the lives of law enforcement and military operatives, by donating a bullet proof vest to Wakefield College.

91% - University Centre joint top in Yorkshire for Student Satisfaction

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017

The University Centre at Wakefield College is celebrating the results of the National Student Survey, released today, which puts them top of the class for overall student satisfaction for Higher Education courses in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

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.

College celebrates Graduation Ceremony

Wednesday, 16 November, 2016

A congregation of more than 500 gathered at Wakefield Cathedral last Saturday to see students from the University Centre at Wakefield College receive higher level qualifications at the annual Graduation Ceremony. This year’s guest speaker Mark Burns-Williamson, Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire, took the opportunity to praise the College for its hard work and congratulated the graduates on their achievements.

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