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Wakefield College hosts Young Chef of the Year competition

23 November, 2022

Local MP officiates launch of Castleford College

18 November, 2022

Higher Education students celebrate their success at Graduation Ceremony

02 November, 2022

Engineering Apprentice prepares for WorldSkills UK final

01 November, 2022

West Yorkshire Colleges secure £2.6million (DfE) investment for green skills

29 September, 2022

Students Celebrate A Level Results

18 August, 2022

Student Survey Success for the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

22 July, 2022

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group accredited matrix Standard

19 June, 2022

Deputy Labour leader visits Wakefield College

13 June, 2022

Andrew Barton Visit

23 May, 2022

Little Shop of Horrors

23 May, 2022

Sports lecturer called for international duty...

19 April, 2022

Wakefield College wins education award

13 April, 2022

Selby College and Wakefield College shortlisted in education awards

23 March, 2022

Wakefield College students celebrate graduation success.

07 March, 2022

Selby College and Wakefield College Merge

01 March, 2022

Celebrating 10 years of The Children's University at Wakefield College

23 February, 2022

Meet the Student | Rachael | UCW

15 February, 2022

Apprenticeships at Wakefield College

07 February, 2022

Build the Future in National Apprenticeships Week 2022

07 February, 2022

College volleyball team through to AoC National Finals

02 February, 2022

Meet the Student | Sean | UCW

27 January, 2022

Meet the Student | Sheryl | UCW

20 January, 2022

‘Heart of Yorkshire Education Group’ preparing to launch

19 January, 2022

Meet the Student | Ruqaia | UCW

13 January, 2022

College star plays for England

07 January, 2022

Wakefield College pays tribute to wartime nurse Mary Seacole…

08 December, 2021

Let's Talk Real Skills: Constructing Ideas Into Reality. Site Operative Training.

30 November, 2021

New Site Operative training becomes reality

30 November, 2021

Specially Designed Programme for Wakefield College ESOL Students

29 November, 2021

Events

February
22
Wednesday
Open Event

Visit our Open Event to find out more about our courses, talk to the tutors and take a tour of our fantastic facilities. Your career starts here and we’ll be covering options for school leavers, including T Levels and Apprenticeships, higher education and options for adults.

Wednesday, 22 February, 2023

From 05.00pm to 07.00pm

Wakefield College & Castleford College

Jun
17
Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 17 June, 2023

Wakefield College & Castleford College

Virtual Open Event Videos

Virtual Open Event
20 October, 2021

Can’t make our Open Event? Not to worry, our wonderful host Rich Williams is on hand to give you a whistle-stop tour of both our campuses with course demos, interviews with our students and staff and an inside look at some of our newest facilities.

Virtual Open Event
19 June, 2021

Join us for our Virtual Open Event! We'll be streaming LIVE here on Saturday, 19th June from 11am with staff & student interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

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 HE Roadshow
30 January, 2021

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

Course Focused - Virtual Open Event
21 November, 2020

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

Virtual Open Event
14 October, 2020

Staff interviews, Q&As, virtual campus tours, college updates and more.

Virtual Open Event
15 July, 2020

If you’ve applied or are considering applying to the College, our staff talk about all the amazing things you can expect from studying here at Wakefield College.

Virtual Open Event
20 June, 2020

Our very first Virtual Open Event live stream with staff interviews, Q&As, college updates, virtual tours and more.

Instagram

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Thanks to Professor Chris Lintott, who came to visit us to deliver a fantastic lecture on astronomy, the cosmos and more🌌🛰
Thanks to Professor Chris Lintott, who came to visit us to deliver a fantastic lecture on astronomy, the cosmos and more🌌🛰

 

Science
25 November, 2022
Young Chef of the Year Competition
Young Chef of the Year Competition

We recently hosted Waterton Academy Trust's Young Chef of the Year competition with ISS Facility Services, providing pupils with a platform to discover their passion for cooking🍳

Well done to the winner of the finale, Seb - your dish was truly terrific

Hospitality & Catering
24 November, 2022
Check out this stunning rainbow🌈 as just seen from the top of our Radcliffe building 😍
Check out this stunning rainbow🌈 as just seen from the top of our Radcliffe building 😍

 

College Life
24 November, 2022
Childrens' University Celebration
Childrens' University Celebration

What a great night last week celebrating the achievements of a small number of our Childrens University at Wakefield College members👏

Well done to all those who achieved awards and keep working hard towards future certificates and the summer 2023 graduation 🎉💪

College Life
22 November, 2022
Our first Class Rep Conference as a group was a huge success, with 93 students from across all three colleges in attendance 👏
Our first Class Rep Conference as a group was a huge success, with 93 students from across all three colleges in attendance 👏
College Life
20 October, 2022
A huge well done goes to our Additional Learning Support, Student Central and Reception teams who have been busy fundraising for Wakefield Hospice
A huge well done goes to our Additional Learning Support, Student Central and Reception teams who have been busy fundraising for Wakefield Hospice
College Life
13 October, 2022