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Wakefield College crowned rugby champions

Friday, 18 September, 2015

Students from Wakefield College’s famed Rugby League team got their season off to a flying start after they were crowned winners of a prestigious nine’s tournament. The annual pre-season event is a chance for Colleges around the country to showcase their talent and set a marker down for the forthcoming season.

Leeds Beckett University and Wakefield College strengthen links

Thursday, 17 September, 2015

Leeds Beckett University and Wakefield College have signed a formal agreement which will see more education and training opportunities accessible to employers and residents in the Wakefield area.

University-level applications on the up

Wednesday, 09 September, 2015

Applications to study university-level courses with the University Centre at Wakefield College are increasing as the message about studying for a degree in Wakefield hits home. The University Centre has seen a 60% increase in applications to its Higher Education (HE) provision over the last two years and this year is welcoming over 300 full-time HE students for induction next week.

Wakefield College Business School opens for business

Monday, 07 September, 2015

The Business School at Wakefield College was officially opened at a special event at the College’s City Campus last week. Senior staff from the College were joined by local business leaders, representatives from professional bodies and other regional organisations.

Wakefield Teens urged to sign up for Prince’s Trust programme

Monday, 07 September, 2015

Wakefield College is urging young people across the District not in education, employment or training (NEET) to sign up for a 3 month project aimed at boosting their skills, experience, confidence and gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

New course is backed by local creative industries

Thursday, 27 August, 2015

An exciting new course has received the seal of approval from the region’s digital and creative industries. The Level 3 Creative and Digital Industries diploma, to be delivered by Wakefield College, will prepare school leavers for a career in the creative, digital and IT (CDIT) sectors.

New partnership to benefit College learners

Thursday, 30 July, 2015

A new working partnership between Wakefield College and a Yorkshire based social enterprise Ahead Partnership is set for launch to coincide with the new academic year.

Wakefield College continues to play key role in Leeds City region

Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Wakefield College is one of fourteen further education colleges in the Leeds city region who are working with employers as part of a skills network.

Sports students visit Italy for annual residential

Monday, 22 June, 2015

Wakefield College students studying the BTEC L3 in Sport at Wakefield College travelled to the Aosta Valley in Italy for their annual residential. 29 first year students were challenged to take part in exciting and thrilling outdoor activities, many of which taught skills which are directly related to their course.

Photography students in the frame

Monday, 01 June, 2015

Talented photography students from Wakefield College recently showcased their work as part of the Somewhereto_FRAMED project – a UK-wide public art exhibition that showcases young artists in collaboration with local businesses.

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