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Getting a taste of Rhubarb Radio

Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

The Wakefield College Work Placement team were invited to look around the new Rhubarb Radio studios in Wakefield.

Wakefield College teams up with Room97 Creative Academy

Wednesday, 09 August, 2017

Wakefield College and Room97 have formed a partnership to deliver a brand new training programme called ‘Room97 Creative STARS’. The aim of the programme is to deliver a professional training opportunity for 16 – 19 year olds in Wakefield helping launch their careers in creative hairdressing.

Business victory at Grant Thornton’s Umph event!

Monday, 24 July, 2017

Greenhead College students celebrate another business victory at Grant Thornton’s Umph! event

Wakefield College Beauty Students Celebrate Competition Success

Friday, 07 July, 2017

Three Wakefield College Hair & Beauty students from the Castleford Campus are celebrating after securing the top spots in two prestigious national competitions - UK World Skills Awards and the National Make-Up Awards 2017.

University Centre Wakefield celebrates teaching excellence award

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

The University Centre at Wakefield College is celebrating today after being given a Silver Award by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) panel; introduced by the Government to recognise and reward excellent teaching in Higher Education.

Fashion Students Show off at The Ridings

Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

Fashion and Textiles students from Wakefield College showcased their final year pieces at a Summer Fashion Show at The Ridings on Thursday 15th June. Hosted by The Ridings’ resident stylist and merchandiser Tina Gill, in the centre’s new middle mall events space, the show featured summer looks from stores alongside the student pieces.

Students get a taste of construction

Friday, 17 March, 2017

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017, Wakefield College attended a construction focused careers event, which took place at Leeds Rhino’s Headingley Stadium and cricket grounds recently.

Wakefield College celebrates Apprentice success

Wednesday, 08 March, 2017

The picturesque surroundings of Yorkshire Sculpture Park formed the backdrop for Wakefield College’s annual Apprenticeships Awards Ceremony this week. Senior College staff were joined by local business leaders and local dignitaries to celebrate the success of apprentices and employers at the glittering awards evening.

College work placement team on a mission

Monday, 20 February, 2017

Wakefield College’s newly appointed Work Placement team is on a mission to bring students and the region’s businesses closer together.

Students experience college master classes with STEMPLUS

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Wakefield College recently welcomed over 170 students in Year 8 and 9 at local schools to take part in STEMPLUS master classes. These enthusiastic learners had the opportunity to try out activities in a range of subject areas across college, particularly focusing on science, games development, and computing.