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Student Survey Success for the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

Friday, 22 July, 2022

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has placed in the top three Higher Education organisations in Yorkshire for Overall Student Satisfaction, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results.

Heart of Yorkshire Education Group accredited matrix Standard

Sunday, 19 June, 2022

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is pleased to announce it has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services it provides to its students.

Deputy Labour leader visits Wakefield College

Monday, 13 June, 2022

Labour’s Deputy Leader Angela Rayner and Labour by-election candidate Simon Lightwood visited Wakefield College to speak to young students about voting for the first time in a parliamentary election, and what it’s like to be a young person in Wakefield today.

Andrew Barton Visit

Monday, 23 May, 2022

TV Hairstylist, Andrew Barton spent the day with our Hairdressing students at Castleford Campus recently,

Sports lecturer called for international duty...

Tuesday, 19 April, 2022

Wakefield College sports lecturer, John Heaton has been called up to support the England Ladies Student Rugby Team after being appointed as their Strength and Conditioning Coach for training sessions and upcoming international fixtures.

College volleyball team through to AoC National Finals

Wednesday, 02 February, 2022

Last week seven of our students represented Wakefield College at the AoC Sport, regional Volleyball tournament. After regularly attending the Wednesday afternoon (PEEP) Volleyball session’s the students were selected to go to New…

College star plays for England

Friday, 07 January, 2022

Wakefield College Football Development Programme (FDP) student Owen Kirman was selected for the England Colleges National Football Team last month and made his debut for the national team at St George’s Park, the home of English football.

Football players represent Wakefield on National Stage

Thursday, 19 November, 2020

Earlier this month six Wakefield College students attended trials for the England Colleges FA national team for both the male and female teams.

Wakefield Girl called up to England Rugby Squad

Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Wakefield College student Aallisha Rhodes has been called up to the senior England Women’s National Rugby League team for their upcoming training camp and fixtures.

England call up for College student

Friday, 06 December, 2019

Wakefield College Level 3 Sport student Chloe McDermott was selected for the England Boxing squad for the England vs Ireland Excel Duel, a prestigious tournament for the best young potential boxers (male & female) in the country.