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Children’s University celebrate another graduation success…

Friday, 28 June, 2019

A total of 230 primary school children from across the Wakefield District dressed in caps and gowns last week as they took the stage to graduate at Wakefield Children’s University (CU) Graduation Ceremony.

Wakefield College supports students and staff with their mental health and wellbeing

Tuesday, 25 June, 2019

Wakefield College has reaffirmed its commitment to staff and students by signing up to a brand new national mental health and wellbeing charter - created by the Association of Colleges in conjunction with mental health experts.

New sculpture unveiled in Wakefield

Tuesday, 18 June, 2019

A stunning new sculpture by an international artist has been installed in Wakefield city centre.

Wakefield still reeling from incredible Long Division Festival

Wednesday, 12 June, 2019

Wakefield is still reeling after an incredible weekend of live music at Long Division 2019 last month.

Wakefield College student dances her way to success...

Tuesday, 11 June, 2019

A Mechanics’ Performing Arts student has beaten off competition from more than 2000 entrants to be crowned Miss Dance Great Britain 2019.

College Student makes debut

Thursday, 06 June, 2019

Wakefield College Sport Level 3 student Jack Croft was selected to make his debut for Wakefield Trinity’s First Team the other week against St Helens in the Challenge Cup Quarter Finals.

Wakefield College’s Creative Industry Day hits the right note with students

Tuesday, 28 May, 2019

Students on Wakefield College’s Music courses had the opportunity to hear from professionals working in the creative industries on 22 May.

College trio selected for rugby ‘Yorkshire Academy of Origin’

Friday, 17 May, 2019

Three Wakefield College students and Rugby League Development athletes have been selected to play in the inaugural Academy of Origin Series for Yorkshire v Lancashire.

Wakefield College achieves Matrix accreditation

Wednesday, 15 May, 2019

Wakefield College’s quality of information, advice and guidance (IAG) it gives to learners has been recognised following accreditation by Matrix – the quality framework for organisations used to assess IAG and support services

Summer Season kicks off at Mechanics' Performing Arts

Friday, 10 May, 2019

Wednesday's opening night performance of We Will Rock You kicked off the summer season in style over at Mechanics' Performing Arts.