Events

Listings of all forthcoming events, open events, sporting fixtures, performances & exhibitions

May
7
Wednesday

WYLP Skills Show Experience

We'll be at the WYLP Skills Show Experience at Elland Road. So come along to our stand to find out more about our wide range of provision. Watch this space!

Date:
Wednesday 7th May 2014
Time:
11am - 7pm
Location:
June
4
Wednesday

Wakefield Business Conference 2014

Are you an employer who wants to know more about apprenticeships, customised training, workplace learning or recruitment services? If so, come along to stand number 28 at the Wakefield Business Conference to find out what Wakefield College can do for your business!

Date:
Wednesday 4th June 2014
Time:
8am - 4pm
Location:
June
4
Wednesday

VQ Day

VQ Day shines the spotlight on vocational learning and is a day of celebrating vocational achievement. Come back for more information surrounding the day nearer the time!!

Date:
Wednesday 4th June 2014
Time:
Various
Location:
June
5
Thursday

Keep On Learning - Post 18 Event - Thornes Park Campus

Have you ever wondered what kind of post-18 further study or training opportunities are available to you?

The Wakefield Keep on Learning Post-18 Fair in partnership with Wakefield College is your chance to find out about the many exciting opportunities that exist to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to secure employment or develop your existing abilities and career.

So, whether you’re currently in education, looking to take your first step on the career ladder, or already working but with ambitions for better things, and if you’re a Wakefield resident, why not join us at the Fair? At Wakefield College’s Thornes Park Campus you will be able to speak to representatives from various colleges and universities, including the University of Bradford, the University of Hull, Doncaster College, Leeds Trinity, Kirklees College, Leeds College of Art, Eden Training and many more.

You will also have the chance to listen to talks offering invaluable advice and guidance delivered by the National Apprenticeship Service, Student Finance England, UCAS and Disability Rights UK.

Lots and lots of information, advice and guidance all under one roof - don’t miss it!

Date:
Thursday, 5th June 2014
Time:
2pm – 5pm and 6pm – 8pm
Location:
June
9
Monday

West Yorkshire Festival Night

Come along to Pontefract Racecourse and join in on the celebrations of all things West Yorkshire! We’ll be there alongside other stalls promoting local food and drink, local events and artists, and with a few races added into the mix, it should be a good night!

Date:
Monday 9th June 2014
Time:
4.30pm - 9.30pm
Location:
June
16
Monday

Adult Learners' Week

Adult Learners’ Week is a celebration of lifelong learning and highlights how adult learning improves and enhances social cohesion, economic vitality and social mobility. As part of the Festival of Learning, the week will aim to encourage adults, families and communities to give learning a go. Watch this space for more information nearer the time…

Date:
Monday 16th June - Friday 20th June 2014
Time:
Various
Location:
June
18
Wednesday

UCAS Conventions 2014

Did you know we offer University level and professional courses? If so visit our stand at the UCAS convention at the Leeds Met Headingley Campus to find out more about our Higher Education provision.

Date:
Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th June 2014
Time:
9.30am - 3pm
Location:
June
20
Friday

UCAS Conventions 2014

To find out more about our university level and professional courses here at Wakefield College, come along to our stand at Sheffield Arena to find out more.

Date:
Friday 20th June 2014
Time:
9.30am - 2.30pm
Location:
June
22
Sunday

Armed Forces Day 2014

We'll be showing our support for Armed Forces Day by joining in with the great family day that will be taking place at Nostell Priory. There'll be a range of activities for all the family. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Date:
Sunday 22nd June 2014
Time:
10am - 4.30pm
Location:
June
26
Thursday

North East Learning Community Exhibition

Are you a school leaver and unsure of your options? Come along to our stand at the NELC Careers event to learn more about our courses. From A Levels to Apprenticeships, vocational, higher education and professional courses, we've got something for everyone!

Date:
Thursday 26th June 2014
Time:
1pm - 6.30pm
Location: