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Colleges celebrate another year of student success at awards ceremony

Friday, 16 December, 2022

Castleford College and Wakefield College ended the year on a high with a prestigious awards ceremony acknowledging its students’ achievements. Learners and their loved ones, College staff, award sponsors and Governors, gathered on Monday 12th December at Castleford College as part of its Student Awards Ceremony.

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group expands Adult provision

Wednesday, 14 December, 2022

At the height of the cost of living crisis, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is providing adult learners with the opportunity to enhance their prospects by gaining a new qualification, upskilling or retraining.

Wakefield College wins education award

Wednesday, 13 April, 2022

Wakefield College’s Apprenticeships offer has been recognised at a glittering awards ceremony. The College scooped the Excellence in Apprenticeships award at the Educate North Awards 2022.

Selby College and Wakefield College shortlisted in education awards

Wednesday, 23 March, 2022

Both Heart of Yorkshire Education Group Colleges have been named finalists for awards at the prestigious event

Wakefield College students celebrate graduation success.

Monday, 07 March, 2022

Students from the University Centre at Wakefield College celebrated their graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

Exciting Relaunch for the University Centre at Wakefield College (UCW)

Tuesday, 10 August, 2021

The University Centre at Wakefield College (UCW) has an exciting new look following a major rebrand. Based at the College’s City Campus, the new look UCW brand was formally launched during a recent ribbon cutting ceremony.

An Elf for a Day

Wednesday, 02 December, 2020

The Care and Early Years department at Wakefield College have signed up to the Elf Day 2020 to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimers Society.

Wakefield College staff support the community throughout the Covid crisis

Friday, 23 October, 2020

We wanted to end Colleges Week by celebrating our college COVID-19 heroes! Our incredible students and staff at Wakefield College have been inspirational in supporting the community throughout the Covid crisis.

A Mother and Daughter Higher Learning Experience

Monday, 10 August, 2020

There are families that work together and then there are families that study together! Johanne Child, Care & Early Years Lecturer introduces us to an inspirational story from two of our HE students who have both had to face personal barriers and obstacles and just so happen to be mother & daughter.