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West Yorkshire Colleges secure £2.6million (DfE) investment for green skills

Thursday, 29 September, 2022

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) will be part of the Government’s plans to boost the nation’s skills and make sure more people can secure good, well-paid jobs that are closer to where they live.

Students Celebrate A Level Results

Thursday, 18 August, 2022

A Level students from Wakefield College’s Sixth Form have demonstrated their hard work and resilience after the class of 2022 achieved another strong set of results. Figures revealed today showed students achieved an overall pass rate of 96% - the 19th year running the result has exceeded 95%. In addition, this year saw 30% of all results achieve high grades (A*- B)

Student Survey Success for the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

Friday, 22 July, 2022

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has placed in the top three Higher Education organisations in Yorkshire for Overall Student Satisfaction, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results.

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group accredited matrix Standard

Sunday, 19 June, 2022

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is pleased to announce it has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services it provides to its students.

Deputy Labour leader visits Wakefield College

Monday, 13 June, 2022

Labour’s Deputy Leader Angela Rayner and Labour by-election candidate Simon Lightwood visited Wakefield College to speak to young students about voting for the first time in a parliamentary election, and what it’s like to be a young person in Wakefield today.

Andrew Barton Visit

Monday, 23 May, 2022

TV Hairstylist, Andrew Barton spent the day with our Hairdressing students at Castleford Campus recently,

Sports lecturer called for international duty...

Tuesday, 19 April, 2022

Wakefield College sports lecturer, John Heaton has been called up to support the England Ladies Student Rugby Team after being appointed as their Strength and Conditioning Coach for training sessions and upcoming international fixtures.

Wakefield College wins education award

Wednesday, 13 April, 2022

Wakefield College’s Apprenticeships offer has been recognised at a glittering awards ceremony. The College scooped the Excellence in Apprenticeships award at the Educate North Awards 2022.

Selby College and Wakefield College shortlisted in education awards

Wednesday, 23 March, 2022

Both Heart of Yorkshire Education Group Colleges have been named finalists for awards at the prestigious event

Wakefield College students celebrate graduation success.

Monday, 07 March, 2022

Students from the University Centre at Wakefield College celebrated their graduation ceremonies over the weekend.