West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

What the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges have been up to recently

5 February 2018

Closing the higher skills gap - National conference comes to Leeds

A conference bringing together leaders in business, education, academia and policy to look at ways to improve technical and vocational education takes place in Leeds this February. The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC), which represents seven colleges in the area will host an event led by UCL Institute of…

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21 December 2017

College open days in 2018

Visit one of our Joint Venture Colleges in 2018. Bradford College Open day: General Dates: Wednesday 18 April (5-7pm), Saturday 7 July and Thursday 23 August (11am -2pm) Venue: The David Hockney Building, Great Horton Road, Bradford, BD7 1AY Find out more Calderdale College Latest events: Find out more Kirklees…

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30 November 2017

Positive steps at Women In STEM workshop

Over 30 businesses, trade bodies and training providers attended WYCC’s Women In STEM workshop in November. Delegates contributed to the designs of a Leeds City Region-wide training programme. As part of the Reach Higher project, funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), the consortium will continue to work with organisations…

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20 November 2017

Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships speaks at AoC Conference

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges Directors Louise Tearle and Joanne Patrickson heard Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships speak at the Association of Colleges’(AoC’s) Annual Conference in November. During her speech Mrs Milton said: “further education is central to the challenge of delivering a prosperous future…

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9 November 2017

Help shape a future for women in STEM

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is looking for employers, professional/trade bodies and training providers to help design a training programme for women working in Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) based industries. Earlier this year, WYCC successfully secured funding (£3.5 million) from the European Social Fund (ESF) for…

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6 November 2017

West Yorkshire colleges open up this winter

The seven Joint Venture colleges will open their doors to potential students and their parents, friends and families this winter. Searching for the right course and college to take the next step can be difficult, but for those considering a course at a West Yorkshire College, the best place to…

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7 August 2017

WYCC Job Opportunity - Contract Officer

WYCC Contract Officer Fixed Term Contract X3 (Ref: EB158) Location: Leeds, WYCC at Leeds City College, Technology Campus Salary: SO1 commencing at £25,832 with progression to £28,223 PA Fixed term contract until 30.09.19 Full time x 3 roles available. Closing Date: Thursday 31 August 2017 West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges…

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2 August 2017

Work on innovative Leeds City College campus gets underway

On Monday 31 July, representatives from Leeds City College, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Wates Construction, and Leeds City Council, along with other local dignitaries, gathered for a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark work formally commencing on the new Leeds City College campus in…

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5 February 2019

Nav Chohan becomes Consortium Chair

Nav Chohan, Principal at Shipley College has been appointed as the new Chair of both WYCC and the Leeds City Region Skills Network. Nav replaces…

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21 January 2019

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has a new home

And yes, it's still in West Yorkshire! The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges has officially moved to a new office location, signifying progress and positive…

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