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Talented school students get a taste of college life

Tuesday, 01 November, 2016

Talented key stage 3 students from local schools were welcomed to Wakefield College recently to take part in STEMPLUS masterclasses. The students, many of whom are part of their school’s gifted & talented cohorts, had the opportunity to try out activities in a range of subject areas including science, technology, engineering, maths and digital industries.

‘Topping Out’ Ceremony for new Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre

Tuesday, 18 October, 2016

The signing of a beam and laying of bricks marked the ‘Topping Out’ of Wakefield College’s new £6.9M Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre (ASIC) at a special event last week. Senior College staff were joined by representatives from a number of stakeholder groups to celebrate the milestone.

Panacea Property Development Selected as Preferred Development Partner

Thursday, 08 September, 2016

Manchester based developer Panacea Property Development has been selected as preferred development partner by Wakefield College.

University Centre celebrates review success

Wednesday, 07 September, 2016

Staff and students from the University Centre at Wakefield College were celebrating following a positive review of quality and standards of provision by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

Wakefield College students celebrate A Level success

Thursday, 18 August, 2016

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have once again shone after the class of 2016 achieved another strong set of results. Figures revealed last night showed an increase in the number of students studying A Levels and that the overall pass rate hit 97% for the third year running.

West Yorkshire colleges sign joint venture

Thursday, 28 July, 2016

Wakefield College has joined other colleges in signing a joint venture agreement that unites the region’s FE colleges.

Children’s University celebrate graduate success

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

Children’s University, which is spearheaded by Wakefield College, is aimed to encourage children to develop a love of learning beyond the classroom.

EU Nationals and Student Finance in England

Wednesday, 29 June, 2016

The following statement applies to EU nationals who are currently in receipt of student loans from the Student Loans Company (SLC), and to EU nationals who intend to begin studying from this autumn

Children’s University Open Event

Thursday, 26 May, 2016

Wakefield Children’s University will be hosting a free family event at the College’s Castleford Campus on Tuesday 31 May, 10am - 2pm. Visitors can take part in a host of sporting and cultural activities and come face to face with reptiles and birds of prey.

Wakefield College 14-16 award winners recognised

Thursday, 12 May, 2016

The annual Wakefield College 14-16 Awards took place on Thursday 5th May and saw a number of awards for students at local schools.

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