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

Tuesday, 28 May, 2019

Students on Wakefield College’s Music courses had the opportunity to hear from professionals working in the creative industries on 22 May.

College trio selected for rugby ‘Yorkshire Academy of Origin’

Friday, 17 May, 2019

Three Wakefield College students and Rugby League Development athletes have been selected to play in the inaugural Academy of Origin Series for Yorkshire v Lancashire.

Wakefield College achieves Matrix accreditation

Wednesday, 15 May, 2019

Wakefield College’s quality of information, advice and guidance (IAG) it gives to learners has been recognised following accreditation by Matrix – the quality framework for organisations used to assess IAG and support services

Summer Season kicks off at Mechanics' Performing Arts

Friday, 10 May, 2019

Wednesday's opening night performance of We Will Rock You kicked off the summer season in style over at Mechanics' Performing Arts.

FLEX support local charity with huge donation

Thursday, 09 May, 2019

FLEX students have shown tremendous support for local charity City of Sanctuary with a huge donation of items.

Public access defibrillators to save lives

Friday, 03 May, 2019

Staff, students and members of the public in and around Wakefield College’s Castleford and City Campuses can now access lifesaving defibrillators following the recent installation of the devices.

Students experience life working in the Italian Alps

Wednesday, 01 May, 2019

Ten students from Wakefield College have recently returned from a successful two week work placement experience in Folgarida, Northern Italy.