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Apple iPad Mini Winner Announced

December 19, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Event, schools, airedale academy

We had hundreds of students enter the draw for the iPad Mini as part of our successful prospectus launches in September. We’re delighted to announce Airedale Academy student, Paisley Potts as the winner of the draw. Our Partnerships Manager, James Pennington presented Paisley with her prize at the school – well done Paisley.

Local Care Home Scoops Employer Award

December 18, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Awards Ceremony, Event, Services to Business

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.

Wakefield College Shortlisted for Prestigious Awards

December 17, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Awards Ceremony, Event

Staff at Wakefield College are celebrating after being shortlisted for two Times Educational Supplement (TES) awards. The College is in the running for further education awards in the Marketing Campaign of the Year and Contribution to the Local Community categories.

Student Award Winners Celebrate Success

December 15, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Awards Ceremony, Event

Wakefield College students gathered at the Waterton Building last week for the annual Awards Ceremony where the College celebrates the hard work, dedication, and achievements of its students.

College launch exciting short courses

November 28, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Hospitality & Catering, adults, Art & Design, Art

Wakefield College has announced a range of brilliant new short courses that will run over the coming weeks. The collection of courses include life drawing, baking classic buns, and wine appreciation, meaning there’s something for everyone.

College catering students cook up WW1 recipes

November 17, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality and catering students from Wakefield College recently cooked up a historic feast in conjunction with West Yorkshire Archive Services.

College celebrates Graduation Ceremony

November 11, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Graduation, Higher Education

Over 500 people braved Saturday’s wet conditions to see Wakefield College graduates receive their awards at Wakefield Cathedral. This year’s guest speaker was Paul Reid, Chair of Wakefield First.

College lecturer lands head coach role at York Knights

November 10, 2014 Tags: Press Release, Sport, Rugby League Development Centre

An exciting new course has received the seal of approval from the region’s digital and creative industries. The Level 3 Creative and Digital Industries diploma, to be delivered by Wakefield College, will prepare school leavers for a career in the creative, digital and IT (CDIT) sectors.

Graduation Day 2014 in Photos

November 08, 2014 Tags: Graduation, Photo Gallery, Higher Education

Photos from the 2014 Graduation Ceremony including robing, photograph, the procession and Ceremony in Wakefield Cathedral...

Graduation Day 2014 Highlights

November 08, 2014 Tags: Graduation, Movie Gallery, Higher Education

Video highlights from the 2014 Graduation Ceremony including robing and photography...