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Syrian refugee documentary inspires student to become dentist

Aida Alfares leaves Leeds Sixth Form College with her head held high on A level results day with three As in chemistry, biology and maths. Originally from Syria, Aida’s journey started with…

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A level student heads to Kings College London after getting second chance

Shaheen Alghofar is one of the many students at Leeds Sixth Form College who received fantastic A level results this year. He received two As and an A* in biology, chemistry and maths…

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School Liaison team to give primary school pupils a taste of college with introductory workshops

The School Liaison team embarked on their first primary school session in July. This will form a series of workshop sessions that will be hosted throughout the 2019/20 academic year from…

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Wheelchair brings student new lease of life

Dan Walsh is a student on Leeds City College’s Step-up programme, studying psychology, science and maths. As a sufferer of cerebral palsy, he recently faced some challenges with getting around due…

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Student and staff member hopes to make an impact through engineering

Emily Stevens juggles her role as a school admin assistant at Leeds City College, while studying MEng Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Leeds. We caught up with her to find out…

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Harrogate College officially joins Luminate Education Group

Harrogate College has officially joined the Luminate Education Group as part of an ambitious five year recovery plan. After months of working collaboratively with Hull College Group (the previous…

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Computing student pursues dreams of working with the police force

Curtis Largent is a student on our Foundation Diploma in Computing course. We caught up with him to find out how he’s finding college life and what he’s doing outside of studies. What made you…

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Leeds City College and the West Yorkshire Police join forces to tackle knife crime in Leeds and surrounding areas

Students from Leeds City College’s School of Creative Arts worked alongside the West Yorkshire Police to create a performance piece that addresses the deep-seated issue of knife crime. The West…

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Budding law student wins coveted Oxford University Press Law prize

Budding legal mind, Liam Barratt has been awarded the Oxford University Press Law prize Liam, who is in his second year at University Centre Leeds, was recognised for his outstanding academic…

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Artists shine for world refugee day as they unveil latest artwork at local museum

A group of budding artists showcased their work during Refugee week at an exhibition held at the Leeds City Museum. The exhibition, under the banner Picture my World, a youth project that began in…

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Fight the climb in cybercrime at Cyber Defenders this July

Leeds City College is hosting its second annual summer school for students. Working with government run initiative, Cyberfirst Defenders, they are addressing the skills gap within the cyber…

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Artist commissioned to create new feminist public sculpture

Rachel Reeves - Member of Parliament Leeds West, Leeds Arts University and Leeds City Council are delighted to announce Pippa Hale as the artist chosen to create a new public sculpture to champion…