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Leeds City College becomes first Maths Centre of Excellence in Yorkshire

Leeds City College is the first college in Yorkshire to be named a Maths Centre of Excellence and could receive over £1m of funding to develop new methods of teaching. The college is one of 21…

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Hard work and perseverance pays off for acting student

Former acting student, Beccie Allen, tells us about her time at college and how she reached her goal of going to drama school. How was your time at college? My time at college flew by, it was over…

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Leeds City College is first gold standard bike friendly FE institution in West Yorkshire

Leeds City College has become the first further education provider in West Yorkshire to be accredited as a gold standard bike friendly business. The award by CityConnect, allows the college to apply…

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Film Industry Partnership Reels in Students

The University Centre at Leeds City College has reported that applications have doubled for its Fashion, Theatrical and Media Hair and Makeup Foundation Degree over the past three years with course…

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A level student reaches final of barista competition

Our students are full of hidden talents and Ayse Selcuk is no exception. Alongside studying A level Art, Textiles and Business at Leeds Sixth Form, the 18 year old recently took part in a national…

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Photography Technician uses talents to create cookbook

The talents of Leeds City College Photography Technician, Arooj Hussain, don’t just lie in beautiful photography and dark room workshops. Her passion for spices and her mum’s authentic cooking, led…

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Student excited for future in opthalmology

Syed Zainuddin came from Pakistan to pursue his dream of becoming an optician. He tells us about his time at Leeds City College, studying on the Step Up to A levels (SUTA) programme. Before I came…

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Leeds City College hosts biggest welcome event

Over 3,000 students were welcomed to Leeds City College with an event to celebrate the start of the new academic year. Airport themed Destination Success took place at Printworks Campus, giving…

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Apprenticeships - investing in the future

Apprentices are now being recognised and accepted by more and more employers as an important investment for the future of their business. Big companies are either taking them on as new staff or…

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International piano competition comes to Leeds City College

Over 100 students from Leeds City College experienced a unique opportunity to watch a recital by the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition. The exclusive performance by Alexia Mouza and…

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Hard work pays off for mum of three

Kayti Blair was the winner of this year's adult learner award. After taking time out of education, she returned to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher, while managing her home life and raising…

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Head of Visual Arts exhibits his work

At Leeds City College, we pride ourselves on the expertise and professional backgrounds of our teaching staff. Many of them are still practitioners in their fields; allowing them to keep up with new…