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Welcome to Wakefield College

Providing education and training in Wakefield since 1868

The City of Wakefield sits at the heart of West Yorkshire, and at the heart of the Wakefield district is Wakefield College. The College is the largest college in the District and has an impressive track record, having provided education and training in Wakefield and its surrounding area since 1868.

Today, the College has campuses at Wakefield City, including the University Centre, and at Castleford.

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Facts & Figures

7,500+

...students taught in 2019/20

Good

...rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2018

97%

...overall A Level pass rate in 2020

12

...A Level subjects achieved 100% pass rate in 2020

84%

...overall satisfaction rating from HE students in 2019

94%

...overall satisfaction rating from FE students

3,120

...vocational qualifications achieved in 2020

153

...years providing education and training in Wakefield

£7m

...cost of the new University Centre hub, opened in 2017

96%

...HE students were in employment 6 months after graduating

350+

...students achieved a Higher Education qualification in 2018

1175+

...apprentices taught in 2020