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Unemployed enter world of work with hospital trust

Monday, 12 March, 2018

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, in partnership with Job Centre Plus (JCP) and Wakefield College, has given 18, local, unemployed people the opportunity to get a job.

Sky Reverse Mentoring Scheme

Monday, 12 March, 2018

Nine Level 3 students from various courses at Wakefield College have been selected to be a part of a major diversity project with Sky.

Student Mock Interviews

Thursday, 08 March, 2018

Over 600 Wakefield College students were put through their paces during mock interviews this week.

Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony 2018

Tuesday, 06 March, 2018

The National Coal Mining Museum formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Local business leaders and dignitaries were joined by senior college staff to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

STEMplus Event

Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Students from across the district attended Wakefield College on the first day of half-term for the second of three STEMplus masterclasses.

Code Club at Wakefield College

Monday, 19 February, 2018

Year 4 pupils from schools around the Wakefield District have completed their first half term of Code Club in conjunction with Wakefield College and the Wakefield Children’s University.

Rugby Starlet signs pro contract

Monday, 12 February, 2018

Wakefield College Rugby Development Programme (RDP) player Stephen Gibbs has signed a professional contract with Halifax RLFC.

Wakefield College at the National Championships

Monday, 12 February, 2018

This year sees Wakefield College enter four talented students from the Academy of Sporting Excellence into the Association of Colleges Sport National Championships. The National Championships are held annually and comprises of the best athletes in the United Kingdom selected from each region. Each region competes for points in an Olympic style event and the winning region takes home the honours of being National Champions. University of Nottingham will host the event this year on 20-22 April with their new state of the art, multi million pound sports facilities.

Exciting plans for old Archive Building

Tuesday, 06 February, 2018

Wakefield College has revealed exciting plans for the former Registry of Deeds Building on Margaret Street. The building, which the College took over in 2017, will see a yearlong renovation project bring in new facilities for the study of music, hospitality, animal care and horticulture. Learners will also benefit from modern training kitchens and large rehearsal spaces whilst members of the public will be able to access a new commercial training restaurant and cafe.

JCT600 and Me – new College partnership

Wednesday, 10 January, 2018

Wakefield College and JCT600 are excited to be setting up a new partnership, which allows students the chance to undertake work placements.

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