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Virtual Open Event

Starting: 11.00am on Saturday, 19 June, 2021
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Programme

Time Course Area Speaker
11:05am School leaver options
Vocational Courses
How to Apply
Louise Crook
11:15am A Levels Richard Collings
11:25am T Levels with focus on the Digital Support Services pathway Matt Goodlad
11:35am Apprenticeships Stephen Fell
11:45am Student Experience - work placements and enrichment Hayley Shillito
12:00pm Access to HE Stephen Jones
12:10pm Student Experience - careers and support Leigh Allsopp
12:15pm University Centre at Wakefield College Clare Hagerup
12:20pm Wakefield Business School Justine Wood

(Re)Watch our previous Virtual Open Events

(Re)Watch our virtual online Open Event with staff interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

Rewatch the Course Focused Virtual Open Event
24 February, 2021

We’ll be taking a more in-depth look of some of our specific course offerings with course demonstrations, performances, Q&As, student interviews, prize competitions and more!

The Virtual Higher Education Roadshow 2021
30 January, 2021

Find out how a degree-level qualification could help boost your career aspirations in 2021.

More Virtual Open Events

Photography Competition

Win a Google Chromebook

Not only is it home to award-winning art and galleries, but it also has the tallest spire in Yorkshire (Wakefield Cathedral), amazing parks, shopping destinations and much more. We think Wakefield is a hidden gem and not enough people know about the district. As home to the University Centre at Wakefield College, we feel it’s timewe showcased the wonders of Wakefield to a wider audience.

Competition Brief

Using ONLY a mobile phone, we want you to capture aspects of the District that people will love. This can be landscapes, buildings, parks, shopping centres or anything else that will appeal to those thinking about coming to Wakefield to study, work or just explore.

The deadline for entries is 31st July 2021. Please email marketing@wakefield.ac.uk with your entries.

Down the Photography Competition Leaflet
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We love the Wakefield District!

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Campus Information & Tours

Click on one of the ‘+’ icons below to open a 360 panorama tour, click on the panorama to load in and then click and drag the panorama to view the whole tour.

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    Art, Design & Media
    Textiles & Print Room
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    Art, Design & Media
    Art Studio
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    Digital Inustries
    Games Development Studio
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    Hospitality & Catering
    Gaskells Restaurant
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    Hospitality & Catering
    Restaurant Kitchen
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    Hospitality & Catering
    Restaurant Kitchen
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    Art, Design & Media
    Media Workshop
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    Art, Design & Media
    Photography Darkroom
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    Music
    Recording Studio
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    Music
    Recording Studio
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    Music
    Performance Space
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    Music
    Rehearsal Studio
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    Beaumont Building
    Reading Room
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    A Levels
    Biology Laboratory
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    A Levels
    Chemistry Laboratory
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    A Levels
    Physics Laboratory
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    Travel & Tourism
    Tourism Classroom
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    Harrison Building
    Library
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    Beaumont Building
    Main Stairwell
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    Harrison Building
    Learning Centre
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    Harrison Building
    Library
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    Harrison Building
    A Level History
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    Animal Care
    Animal Care Teaching Space
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    Animal Care
    Animal Care Food Prep Space
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    Animal Care
    Animal Care Reptile Area
Wakefield City Campus

In the heart of Wakefield city centre, the City Campus is a modern, social hub for any level of student. The building is equipped with all the facilities and resources that students need to support and enhance their learning and is only a five minute walk from Wakefield Westgate railway station and the bus station. The main campus is also home to the brand new Advanced Skills & Innovation Centre - the centre for the District’s higher level skills and the hub of the University Centre.

In addition to the main campus, we offer sport and construction courses from the Lightwaves facility right opposite the bus station, together with Mechanics' Performing Arts housed in the magnificient Waterton Building - the Mechanics' Theatre.

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    Automotive
    Workshop 1
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    Automotive
    Workshop 2
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    Automotive
    Workshop 3
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    Construction
    Brickwork
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    Construction
    Electrical Installation
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    Construction
    Joinery
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    Construction
    Joinery
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    Construction
    Plumbing
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    Engineering
    Workshop 1
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    Engineering
    Workshop 2
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    Hair & Beauty
    Training Salon
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    Hair & Beauty
    Training Salon
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    Hair & Beauty
    Training Salon
Castleford Campus

Our Castleford Campus provides an exceptional learning environment for students studying vocational qualifications. Located just off the M62, and a five minute walk from Glasshoughton train station, the campus has excellent public transport links to Castleford, Pontefract and Wakefield.

Study Options for Prospective Students

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University Level Courses