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Leeds City College Group granted degree awarding powers

The Leeds City College Group is the second provider in the Yorkshire region and seventh in the country to have been granted foundation degree awarding powers by the Privy Council. Previously…

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The University Centre launches a law society

Students at the University Centre at Leeds City College, with a shared passion for law, have banded together to form a law society. This will form part of their personal and academic advancement as…

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University Centre sports students visit Finland

Last month, four lucky sports students at the University Centre visited the Finnish Institute for Sport and Olympic Training Centre in Vierumaki on a three week placement. As part of the national…

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Student’s successful journey to becoming a paramedic

Former student Matondo Manzeninga studied the Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Leeds City College between September 2012 and June 2014. He is now a qualified paramedic and…

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Leeds City College re-opens Rothwell Centre

Leeds City College announces plans to re-open the doors of the Rothwell Centre to adult learners, ready for the next academic year starting in September 2018. The centre, located on Marsh Street,…

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Tourism and Aviation students visit Thessaloniki in Greece

On 23 April 2018, four excited Tourism and Aviation degree students and a tutor left Manchester Airport bound for Thessaloniki, Northern Greece for the Erasmus work placement.  The students spent two…

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Leeds City College hosts its biggest Enterprise Festival for 2018

Fabrice Teston, who was featured on BBC One’s recent episode of Rip off Britain discussing artisan bread, was one of the Leeds City College staff assisting students at the Enterprise Festival on…

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Chef goes back to college to study photography and now has his own business

At the age of 43, Curtis Young decided to stop working as a chef after working his way up from washing pots in kitchens. Now a HE Photography student, Curtis decided to follow his passion and pursue…

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Former 14+ Apprenticeship Academy student starts his own businesses

Josh Dixon, now the Founding Investor and Director of WeeDuu and YourCode Recruitment Group, came to Leeds City College as a Year 11 student needing to complete all of his GCSEs after being let down…

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Computer Games students experience one of UK’s biggest games event

A group of Games Design and Games Development students from year 1 and 2 attended one of the UK’s biggest games event, EGX Rezzed in London. This was part of a two-week games festival celebrating and…

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University Centre teacher shares musical talent by releasing album

The University Centre’s Anita Collins, shows us that her talents don’t just lie in teaching. Outside of her duties in the classroom, Anita has been busy recording an album and playing gigs across…

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Leeds City College staff member triumphs at international body paint competition

Leeds City College’s Event Organiser John Jones comes up trumps at the sixth Gibraltar International Face and Body Paint Festival. The talented artist was awarded third place and won the People’s…