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Celebrating the students of the year

Friday, 14 December, 2018

Wakefield College handed out ‘Student of the Year’ to students nominated for the 2017/18 academic year, in a ceremony held with the Mayor of Wakefield.

Star student takes home award for continued hard work

Monday, 11 June, 2018

Star Student Sanaa Waseem has been presented with an award for her continued hard work and progression during the year in her Bespoke Course.

Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony 2018

Tuesday, 06 March, 2018

The National Coal Mining Museum formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Local business leaders and dignitaries were joined by senior college staff to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

Wakefield College Beauty Students Celebrate Competition Success

Friday, 07 July, 2017

Three Wakefield College Hair & Beauty students from the Castleford Campus are celebrating after securing the top spots in two prestigious national competitions - UK World Skills Awards and the National Make-Up Awards 2017. WorldSkills UK, and National Make-Up Awards bring together apprentices and young people from across the country to compete against each other to be judged the best in their chosen discipline.

University Centre Wakefield celebrates teaching excellence award

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

The University Centre at Wakefield College is celebrating today after being given a Silver Award by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) panel; introduced by the Government to recognise and reward excellent teaching in Higher Education.

Wakefield College celebrates Apprentice success

Wednesday, 08 March, 2017

The picturesque surroundings of Yorkshire Sculpture Park formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Senior College staff were joined by local business leaders and local dignitaries to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

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