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The CIOB present awards to Construction Students

Tuesday, 29 June, 2021



 Wakefield College celebrated the achievements of their Level 3 Construction students today when Kat Seymour, North Regional Manager at CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building) and Sam Dibaj, Chair of the CIOB Leeds Hub, paid…

A T Level Treat for the Wakefield College Team

Thursday, 24 June, 2021

Yesterday, Wakefield College held a T Levels Team development day for all staff involved in managing and delivering the brand-new T Level qualifications to be introduced from September 2021. Corinne Barker Director of Curriculum welcomed guest speakers,…

Yorkshire colleges announce plans for merger

Wednesday, 23 June, 2021

The Governing Bodies of Selby College and Wakefield College have today announced plans to merge.

Fun and Games at the First Games Careers Week

Wednesday, 16 June, 2021

Last week the Level 3 Games Development Students were treated to the first Games Careers Week at Wakefield College. With big studio names and practitioners providing virtual talks and networking to the students across 5 days it was a fantastic opportunity for invaluable insights into the art of being a games developer.

The talks and masterclasses included programming, art and design, community…

HGV Truck Donation for Automotive Students

Wednesday, 02 June, 2021

Last week the Automotive department at Wakefield College received another vehicle for its highly popular HGV provision kindly donated by Wakefield Council and YPO. Wakefield Council currently employs three of Wakefield College’s HGV Apprentices at the Transport Services Newton Bar Depot. Two of the apprentices, Cameron Pope and Elliot Barr, were there to receive the vehicle from Wakefield Council…