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Wakefield College sponsors Long Division Festival

Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

Wakefield College is pleased to announce it is sponsoring Wakefield’s award-winning music and culture festival, Long Division 2023 – helping to support aspiring and professional artists across the District.

Wakefield Children’s University to hold May-Hem event for all!

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023

Wakefield Children’s University will be hosting a free family event at Castleford College on Wednesday 31st May 2023, 10am – 2pm. The May-Hem! open event is an opportunity for CU members and their friends and family to take part in activities provided by Learning Destinations and College tutors, all under one roof! The event is open to all, between the ages of 5-14, and is free to attend.


Former student reaches SAS: Who Dares Wins final

Wednesday, 08 March, 2023

Former Engineering student of Castleford College, Faye Banks, successfully reached the final of the latest series of SAS: Who Dares Wins. Faye was one of 20 recruits who were put through their paces by the SAS: Who Dares Wins instructors Billy Billingham and his team of directing staff Jason Fox, Rudy Reyes and Chris Oliver.

Group and Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust hit 100th Apprentice milestone in academic year

Monday, 06 March, 2023

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust recently welcomed its 100th Apprentice with the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group since August 2022 - demonstrating the significant impact Apprenticeships have in supporting the economy.

Macey Denise Brooks, who is the 100th apprentice, will begin her Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals…