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Hospitality & Catering Department receives professional equipment grant

Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Wakefield College is delighted to have received a generous £25,000 grant from The Savoy Educational Trust. The grant was awarded the to the College’s Hospitality and Catering department to fund professional cooking equipment in the award-winning student training restaurant, Gaskell’s Restaurant.

Wakefield women triumphant in first Rugby 9s tournament

Monday, 14 October, 2019

Wakefield College Women’s Rugby Development Programme came out on top in the RFL’s first Rugby 9s Festival for 2019/20.

Full marks for new teaching staff at Wakefield College

Thursday, 03 October, 2019

Teaching staff from Wakefield College were celebrating their success recently after the latest cohort completed the Programme of Excellence scheme.

Wakefield College’s Access to Higher Education courses open for 2019

Thursday, 05 September, 2019

Wakefield College’s Access to Higher Education courses are enrolling again for another academic year for adults wishing to gain a degree and change career.

For the past 30 years, Access to Higher Education courses have prepared people in the UK without traditional qualifications for study at university. Wakefield College’s specialist Access to Higher Education courses provide…

Wakefield College signs up to the AOC Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter

Thursday, 05 September, 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.

Future Scientists Visit Wakefield College

Thursday, 29 August, 2019

Volunteers from the University of Cambridge visited Wakefield College recently to provide exciting science activities for children and young people aged 7-14.

Wakefield College celebrates A Level and BTEC results

Thursday, 15 August, 2019

A Level and BTEC students from Wakefield College are once again celebrating after the class of 2019 achieved another strong set of results.

Time capsule buried in new Wakefield College Deeds Building

Thursday, 08 August, 2019

Staff from the Executive Team of Wakefield College took a visit to Wakefield Council’s former Deeds Building this week to bury a ceremonial time capsule.

College student reaches top ten in the World Women's Snooker tournament

Wednesday, 17 July, 2019

Wakefield College student Stephanie Daughtery has reached 9th place in the international rankings of the World Women’s Snooker tournament.

Wakefield College wins government backing to deliver new T Levels

Friday, 28 June, 2019

Wakefield College has been given government backing to deliver the new T Level courses designed as an alternative to A levels.