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College Marketing Team Scoops National Award

Tuesday, 01 December, 2015

Wakefield College’s Marketing Department has won a prestigious national award at the annual College Marketing Network (CMN) FE First Awards Ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel in Leicester this week. The team was awarded a Gold, the highest accolade possible, in the Communications Category for the #wakeyeclipse promotional campaign it ran earlier this year.

Wakefield College beauty student nails it

Tuesday, 24 November, 2015

A talented Wakefield College beauty student has been named the best in the business after striking gold in a national competition. Sarah Greaves, 29, who studies on the Level 3 Nail Technicians course at the College’s Castleford Campus, won the gold award in the Nails Services category at the World Skills National Finals Event held at the NEC, Birmingham.

Higher education students celebrate graduation success...

Saturday, 14 November, 2015

A congregation of more than 500 gathered at Wakefield Cathedral last Saturday to see students from the University Centre at Wakefield College receive higher level qualifications at the annual Graduation Ceremony. This year’s guest speaker Mary Creagh, MP for Wakefield, took the opportunity to praise the College for its hard work and congratulated the graduates on their achievements.

Wakefield College Scoops National Marketing Award

Monday, 02 March, 2015

Wakefield College won the Marketing/Communications Campaign of the Year Award at last night’s TES FE Awards.

College Games Design students take part in international event

Monday, 02 February, 2015

Games Design students from Wakefield College recently got creative as they took part in an annual games design event.

College catering students cook up WW1 recipes

Tuesday, 11 November, 2014

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

College celebrates Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, 08 November, 2014

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.

New Website for Lightwaves

Wednesday, 04 June, 2014

Creative web design students from Wakefield College put their tech skills to good use when they revamped the official website of a local community group. The College’s Web Design Foundation Degree (FdA) students overhauled the website of Lightwaves, giving it a new, sleek and professional look.

College IT Department receives Microsoft accreditation

Wednesday, 09 January, 2013

Wakefield College has signed up to a new accreditation scheme which will give the people of Wakefield access to a range of valuable IT industry-standard qualifications.

College students celebrate graduation success

Saturday, 10 November, 2012

A congregation of more than 500 gathered at QEGS last Saturday to see students from Wakefield College receive higher level qualifications at the annual Graduation Ceremony.