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DFN Project SEARCH students featured on BBC’s The One Show

Friday, 19 May, 2023

Students on the DFN Project SEARCH programme – a partnership between the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group and the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust - recently appeared on BBC’s The One Show, highlighting the impact of supported internships for young adults with learning difficulties.

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group named Apprenticeship Award finalists

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is delighted to have been shortlisted for a number of accolades at the West Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards 2023.

Student called up for England Rugby League duty

Thursday, 27 April, 2023

A sport student at the University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been selected by England to play in the International Rugby League 2023.

Tyler Dupree, who is currently studying Applied Sports Performance, will make his debut for England later this year after been chosen by England Rugby League’s Head Coach Shaun Wane.

Tyler said: “Being…

Group expands its Green Skills offer with new Construction courses

Friday, 21 April, 2023

Addressing the need for green skills in the construction industry, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has introduced a brand-new range of part-time courses.

The qualifications are designed to provide adults with the technical skills and capabilities needed to drive forward green technologies, helping the UK transition to net zero by 2050.

As homeowners and developers are increasingly…

Colleges offer adults Free Courses for Jobs

Tuesday, 04 April, 2023

As part of the Government’s Free Courses for Jobs initiative, Wakefield College and Castleford College are offering adults a range of free programmes - enabling them to retrain or upskill in key sectors.

Student reaches final of international culinary competition

Thursday, 30 March, 2023

A Hospitality and Catering student at Wakefield College has reached the final of the international app-based culinary competition, the CombiGuru Challenge. Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery student Jarret Edwards will travel to Italy for the final on 4th May 2023, where he will prepare a dish from a mystery box of ingredients selected by Unox.

Andrew Barton delivers bespoke workshop at Castleford College

Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Celebrity Hairdresser, Andrew Barton, recently held a bespoke masterclass for hair professionals at Castleford College – providing insights into the latest colour and cutting trends.

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.

Group to deliver free English and Maths courses over Easter

Monday, 27 March, 2023

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is inviting the public to take part in free English and Mathematics courses over the Easter break – enabling them to boost their literacy and numeracy skills.

The intensive three-day courses will enable learners to confidently apply these skills to everyday life and work settings, enhancing their prospects in education, training and employment.


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.