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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.

Former student returns to buy Wakefield College site

Monday, 19 November, 2018

Wakefield College is pleased to announce the sale of its Thornes Park Campus to Wakefield-based, award-winning humanitarian charity Penny Appeal. Founded by local entrepreneur and former College student, Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal will unveil plans for the site in the coming weeks.

Care & Early Years set to make a big impact during “Make a Positive Contribution Week”

Friday, 16 November, 2018

The College’s Care & Early Years department is set to make a huge contribution to CAP Care this year as part of the annual “Make a Positive Contribution Week”

Wakefield College have been awarded ‘College of the Year’ in the West Yorkshire region

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Wakefield College has been awarded ‘College of the Year’ in the West Yorkshire region for the dedication and support to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Turning up the heat on Dementia… with cupcakes!

Thursday, 14 June, 2018

Staff at Wakefield College raised an impressive £215.40 for The Alzheimer’s Society through home-made cupcakes for the charity’s cupcake day.

Turning the Pennines Pink for Kae!

Friday, 27 April, 2018

Wakefield College Business student and football fanatic, Conor Mahoney, will walk through the night from Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium to raise vital funds in loving memory of Step-Mum, Kae.

Seventeen-year-old Conor Mahoney will be lacing up his boots and taking on the Pennines on Sunday 6th May in a mission to walk 23…

College staff back Movember campaign

Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

Lecturers at Wakefield College’s Castleford Campus have helped raise more than £300 for charity as part of Movember – the awareness campaign that involves men growing moustaches for charity.

The participants took it upon themselves to grow and groom their moustaches for over 30 days, much to the amusement of students and fellow staff.

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500 miles in 5 days

Tuesday, 05 December, 2017

A Wakefield College staff member will be cycling 500 miles in 5 days during February 2018, and aiming to raise £5,000 for the YoungMinds charity.

Adam Sweeney will clock up the miles on a stationary bike outside the Wakefield Trinity retail shop in the Ridings Shopping Centre, from 19th to the 23rd February. He is hoping to reach his target through…