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Cycling to success

Wednesday, 18 October, 2017

Wakefield College Academy of Sporting Excellence is continuing their support of individual athletes with First Year Junior Cyclist, Mason Hollyman, who is looking for sponsorship to help achieve his goal of becoming a pro cyclist.

Mary Creagh MP and Peter Box CBE open ASIC

Friday, 13 October, 2017

Wakefield College’s new £7M Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre (ASIC) was officially opened by Wakefield MP Mary Creagh and the Leader of Wakefield Council, Cllr Peter Box CBE this week. Mary and Peter were joined by senior College staff, students and other partners as they unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion.

Wakefield College Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, 03 October, 2017

Do you have any volunteering opportunities to offer Wakefield College students?

Getting a taste of Rhubarb Radio

Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

The Wakefield College Work Placement team were invited to look around the new Rhubarb Radio studios in Wakefield.

Wakefield College celebrates A Level results

Thursday, 17 August, 2017

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have once again come up trumps after the class of 2017 achieved another strong set of results. Figures revealed last night showed students achieved an overall pass rate of 96% - the 14th year running the result has exceeded 95%. In addition to the A level success, an impressive 12 BTEC Extended Diploma students achieved three distinction stars – the highest results possible.

Wakefield College teams up with Yamaha Motor Europe

Tuesday, 15 August, 2017

A former engineering student from Wakefield College has ensured future motorcycle studies learners can get to grips with a host of top of the range bikes after his employer Yamaha loaned motorcycles worth more than £80,000 to the 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.

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.

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