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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…

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14+ Academy students excel in GCSEs despite changes to the qualification standards

Charlotte shares her experience   GCSEs have undergone a bit of a transformation in the last year, with grading and qualification standards becoming tougher. However, despite this, students at…

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Student receives top GCSE results from the 14+ Apprenticeship Academy

Studying for GCSEs can be a stressful time, especially if you are facing other challenges too. This is often the case for our 14+ Apprenticeship Academy students, who come here to experience a more…

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Public services student becomes Blue Light Champion

Muhammad Tahir studied public services at Leeds City College to learn more about the police force. He has now secured a voluntary role with charity, Mind, as a Blue Light Champion to help children…

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Student gets second chance to achieve A levels

Leeds Sixth Form gave Grace Firth another chance after she failed her A levels at school. Following a break from education, she came here and walked away with a B and two As in law, psychology and…