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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.

Animal Studies Access students considered for top university

Tuesday, 02 June, 2020

Every year the CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building) helps colleges celebrate the achievements of their construction students, by recognising their efforts and successes.

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…