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Sports lecturer called for international duty...

Tuesday, 19 April, 2022

Wakefield College sports lecturer, John Heaton has been called up to support the England Ladies Student Rugby Team after being appointed as their Strength and Conditioning Coach for training sessions and upcoming international fixtures.

Wakefield College wins education award

Wednesday, 13 April, 2022

Wakefield College’s Apprenticeships offer has been recognised at a glittering awards ceremony. The College scooped the Excellence in Apprenticeships award at the Educate North Awards 2022.

Selby College and Wakefield College shortlisted in education awards

Wednesday, 23 March, 2022

Both Heart of Yorkshire Education Group Colleges have been named finalists for awards at the prestigious event

Wakefield College students celebrate graduation success.

Monday, 07 March, 2022

Students from the University Centre at Wakefield College celebrated their graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

Selby College and Wakefield College Merge

Tuesday, 01 March, 2022

The launch of the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group today marks a new era of education in Yorkshire

Build the Future in National Apprenticeships Week 2022

Monday, 07 February, 2022

This week Wakefield College is joining in with the 15th annual National Apprenticeship Week 2022 taking place across England celebrating the opportunities that apprenticeships bring.

College volleyball team through to AoC National Finals

Wednesday, 02 February, 2022

Last week seven of our students represented Wakefield College at the AoC Sport, regional Volleyball tournament. After regularly attending the Wednesday afternoon (PEEP) Volleyball session’s the students were selected to go to New…

‘Heart of Yorkshire Education Group’ preparing to launch

Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Following the Secretary of State’s approval, Selby College and Wakefield College are delighted to confirm that their plans to form a new combined group are progressing on schedule, with the merger date confirmed as 1st March 2022.

College star plays for England

Friday, 07 January, 2022

Wakefield College Football Development Programme (FDP) student Owen Kirman was selected for the England Colleges National Football Team last month and made his debut for the national team at St George’s Park, the home of English football.

Wakefield College pays tribute to wartime nurse Mary Seacole…

Wednesday, 08 December, 2021

Wakefield College is paying homage to a little-known historical figure by renaming its Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre building. The newly named Seacole Building, based at the College’s City Campus and home to the University Centre at Wakefield College (UCW), recently saw new external signage unveiled to mark the new name.