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Wakefield College celebrates its annual Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, 14 November, 2019

A congregation of almost 500 people gathered at Wakefield Cathedral on Saturday 9 November to see students from the University Centre at Wakefield College receive higher level qualifications at the annual Graduation Ceremony.

Students supported The Prince of Wales Hospice Look Good Feel Better event

Wednesday, 06 November, 2019

The Prince of Wales Hospice this week held their first Look Good Feel Better event. Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only international cancer support charity that helps boost the physical well-being of women, men and young adults undergoing treatment. The event was supported by Beauty Therapy and Photography Students from Wakefield College as well as other professionals from the Hospice.

Future Scientists Visit Wakefield College

Thursday, 29 August, 2019

Volunteers from the University of Cambridge visited Wakefield College recently to provide exciting science activities for children and young people aged 7-14.

Wakefield College celebrates A Level and BTEC results

Thursday, 15 August, 2019

A Level and BTEC students from Wakefield College are once again celebrating after the class of 2019 achieved another strong set of results.

Children’s University celebrate another graduation success…

Friday, 28 June, 2019

A total of 230 primary school children from across the Wakefield District dressed in caps and gowns last week as they took the stage to graduate at Wakefield Children’s University (CU) Graduation Ceremony.

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.

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.

Over 300 students encouraged to ‘Give Construction a Try’

Thursday, 21 March, 2019

On 20 March, over 300 students from across the Wakefield district participated in over 40 different hands-on construction related activities held at the Wakefield College Castleford campus.

Open Event at Wakefield College to celebrate Colleges Week

Monday, 15 October, 2018

Wakefield College opens its doors to the public this week during National Colleges Week. The College will see its Wakefield City, Castleford and Thornes Park Campuses welcome visitors between 5 and 7 pm on Wednesday 17 October. Wakefield College is a vital part of the District supporting over 8,000 learners to learn, train and get on. Colleges Week takes place from Monday 15 October to Friday 19 October 2018 and is part of the ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign and sees colleges across the country hosting events to showcase the brilliant stuff they do, day in and day out, as well as national lobby of Parliament on Wednesday 17 October.