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Wakefield students grill election hopefuls

Wednesday, 22 April, 2015

Young people from across the Wakefield District came face to face with their local politicians during a Hustings event at Wakefield College on last week.

Prince’s Trust project learners celebrate success

Friday, 10 April, 2015

Learners from Wakefield College gathered to celebrate their success recently following the successful completion of their Prince’s Trust qualification. Students on the 12 week programme were joined by staff, friends, families and other VIPs as they reflected over their learning and received their certificates of achievement.

Thomas swimming in the fast lane

Monday, 30 March, 2015

A Wakefield College student has been praised for his sporting abilities after winning a string of national and international swimming competitions. Thomas Raddings, 16, from Pontefract has now set his sights even higher and hopes to continue progressing both in the swimming pool and at College.

Barratt Homes Site Visit

Monday, 09 March, 2015

Full time level 3 Electrical Installation learners from Wakefield College’s Castleford Campus recently visited a new housing complex for Barratts and David Wilson Homes in Pontefract.

Wakefield College Scoops National Marketing Award

Monday, 02 March, 2015

Wakefield College won the Marketing/Communications Campaign of the Year Award at last night’s TES FE Awards.

College bricklayers building for the future

Wednesday, 18 February, 2015

Level 3 learners from the College’s bricklaying course are nearing the end of their time at the College. The students, based at the Castleford Campus, have spent 3 years under the guidance of tutor Chris Mellars.

College Games Design students take part in international event

Thursday, 05 February, 2015

Games Design students from Wakefield College recently got creative as they took part in an annual games design event.

Wakefield College and Army Reserves Join Forces On New Project

Thursday, 15 January, 2015

Wakefield College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 299 Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers which could see students on specific courses take part in training, learn new skills, and get paid.

Wakefield College to Host Hair and Beauty Event

Wednesday, 07 January, 2015

Wakefield College will welcome Habia, the Government-appointed sector skills body and industry authority for hair and beauty, for a networking event next week.

Local Care Home Scoops Employer Award

Thursday, 18 December, 2014

Wakefield College’s commercial training arm, Services to Business have announced Calsa Care as the recipient of this year’s Employer of the Year award at a glittering awards ceremony last week.

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