College Life

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What’s New

Wakefield women triumphant in first Rugby 9s tournament

14 October, 2019

Full marks for new teaching staff at Wakefield College

03 October, 2019

Nail Art

01 October, 2019

Wakefield College’s Access to Higher Education courses open for 2019

05 September, 2019

Wakefield College signs up to the AOC Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter

05 September, 2019

Future Scientists Visit Wakefield College

29 August, 2019

Student Awards 2018

27 August, 2019

A Level Results Day 2019 Movie

15 August, 2019

Wakefield College celebrates A Level and BTEC results

15 August, 2019

Time capsule buried in new Wakefield College Deeds Building

08 August, 2019

College student reaches top ten in the World Women's Snooker tournament

17 July, 2019

Wakefield College wins government backing to deliver new T Levels

28 June, 2019

Children’s University celebrate another graduation success…

28 June, 2019

Wakefield College supports students and staff with their mental health and wellbeing

25 June, 2019

New sculpture unveiled in Wakefield

18 June, 2019

Upload 2019

17 June, 2019

Wakefield still reeling from incredible Long Division Festival

12 June, 2019

Wakefield College student dances her way to success...

11 June, 2019

College Student makes debut

06 June, 2019

Wakefield College’s Creative Industry Day hits the right note with students

28 May, 2019

College trio selected for rugby ‘Yorkshire Academy of Origin’

17 May, 2019

Wakefield College achieves Matrix accreditation

15 May, 2019

Star Wars Day with Mechanics’ Performing Arts

13 May, 2019

Summer Season kicks off at Mechanics' Performing Arts

10 May, 2019

FLEX support local charity with huge donation

09 May, 2019

Public access defibrillators to save lives

03 May, 2019

Students experience life working in the Italian Alps

01 May, 2019

Dance Practice - Mechanics’ Performing Arts

29 April, 2019

Wakefield College Early Years students take part in Race for Life walk

26 April, 2019

Art students celebrate College with natural sculptures

11 April, 2019


Castleford Campus Open Evening

Visit our Castleford Campus Open Evening to find out more about our courses, talk to the tutors and take a tour of our fantastic facilities at our Castleford Campus.

Wednesday, 16 October, 2019

From 05:00pm to 07:00pm

Castleford Campus


Wakefield City Campus Open Evening

05:00pm, Wednesday, 16 October, 2019

Wakefield City Campus

Graduation Day 2019

09:30am, Saturday, 9 November, 2019

Wakefield City Campus & Wakefield Cathedral

Living in a Quantum World Lecture

07:00pm, Thursday, 21 November, 2019

Wakefield City Campus

Creative Cutting & Colouring Evening

06:00pm, Monday, 25 November, 2019

Castleford Campus

The Feed

Creative Cutting & Colouring Evening
Creative Cutting & Colouring Evening

Hair models required for a creative cutting & colouring event on Monday 25th November 2019 at Elements hair & beauty salon based at our Castleford Campus from 12noon  - 8pm, in association with McDonald Waterfall & Wella. 

If you or someone you know would…

Hair & Beauty
23 September, 2019
Garden Transformation
Garden Transformation

Students from Wakefield College brought smiles to the faces of residents at a local care home after they helped transform their garden and recreational area. Students from the construction team built several raised flower beds whilst art students transformed outside walls with murals at the Hazel…

10 September, 2019
Skillweld Finalist Brian Fisher
Skillweld Finalist Brian Fisher

Huge congratulations to Brian Fisher who is a finalist for the second time running in Skillweld 2019 at the NEC Birmingham! Good luck from everyone at Wakefield College.

20 August, 2019
College student reaches top ten in the World Women's Snooker tournament
College student reaches top ten in the World Women's Snooker tournament

Wakefield College student Stephanie Daughtery has reached 9th place in the international rankings of the World Women’s Snooker tournament.

Business & Management
17 August, 2019
Mechanics Performing Arts alumni Lottie
Mechanics Performing Arts alumni Lottie

We are soo proud of Mechanics Performing Arts alumni Lottie Henshall as she is about to star as a new character Jade in Coronation Street! Make sure you tune in to watch her... Well done Lottie!

Performing Arts
29 July, 2019
Chocolate Masterclass with Hospitality & Catering

This year Coeur de Xocolat visited Hospitality and Catering at Wakefield College again to bring his chocolate expertise to Gaskell’s Restaurant and work with students to create a delicious three course chocolate dinner! 😛🍫

Just one of the many unique hands-on experiences available to our students.

Hospitality & Catering
2 July, 2019