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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.

Level 3 Health and Social Care students awarded certificate from Healthwatch

Monday, 14 January, 2019

Our level 3 Health and Social Care students produced professional posters about compassion which were displayed at the Compassion in Care Conference hosted by Healthwatch on World Kindness Day 2018.

Care & Early Years set to make a big impact during “Make a Positive Contribution Week”

Friday, 16 November, 2018

The College’s Care & Early Years department is set to make a huge contribution to CAP Care this year as part of the annual “Make a Positive Contribution Week”

College student secures place at the University of Cambridge

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

College student secures place at the University of Cambridge…

University Centre tops NSS rankings for 2nd year running

Wednesday, 08 August, 2018

The University Centre at Wakefield College is celebrating the results of the National Student Survey, which puts them top of the class for overall student satisfaction for Higher Education courses in the Yorkshire and Humber region for the second year running.

Tackling mental health with Wakefield Trinity…

Thursday, 17 May, 2018

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week and Wakefield College has teamed up with the Wakefield Trinity to help tackle issues around counselling and mental health. The College recently set-up a bespoke counselling course for coaching staff from the club for the benefit of players.

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.

College celebrates Graduation Ceremony

Saturday, 12 November, 2016

A congregation of more than 500 gathered at Wakefield Cathedral last Saturday to see students from the University Centre at Wakefield College receive higher level qualifications at the annual Graduation Ceremony.