Congratulations to our graduates from the University Centre

October 17, 2017

Wigan & Leigh hosted its first graduation in the newly launched University Centre on Saturday 14th O...

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A Level students visit Cambridge University for Women in Science Festival

October 02, 2017

A selection of Wigan & Leigh College’s aspiring female scientists had the unique opportunity to pa...

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Shortlisted for Learning Provider of the Year

September 22, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College, the largest College provider of apprenticeships in Greater Manchester, has be...

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£90,000 funding from Sport England

November 10, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College are delighted to announce that they have been given nearly £90,000 in funding...

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A Level students visit Oxford University

August 18, 2017

First year A Level students from Wigan & Leigh College were recently invited to Oxford University to...

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Wigan Council backs our FAB new advice, guidance and employability service

July 19, 2017

FAB Futures is a new centre at Wigan & Leigh College which is dedicated to ensuring focused, ambitio...

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Year 10 students enjoy Sampling Days

November 10, 2017

Year 10 students from across Wigan, Leigh, Bolton, Chorley and beyond each experienced a day at Wiga...

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Hairdressing Guru Opens New Training Salon at Wigan & Leigh College

December 08, 2017

Patrick Cameron celebrity stylist and Wella Ambassador returned to Wigan & Leigh College on Monday 2...

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BBC icon provides golden opportunity for students

September 01, 2017

Students interview David Dumbleby ahead of BBC question time ...

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Former student becomes a success for his award winning radio drama in New York

August 01, 2017

Former College student, Robert Forshaw, is making all the right noises as he scoops a prestigious in...

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Former Leigh College sports student secures employment across the globe

July 01, 2017

Former Leigh College student and Manchester United Coach, James Wilcock, returned to the College to ...

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Principal Anna Dawe Hosts apprenticeship conference alongside Mayor of Greater Manchester

July 06, 2017

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, appeared at the Etihad Campus to speak at the Greater Man...

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Wigan & Leigh College welcomes Google!

September 07, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College was a hive of activity as more than 100 community groups and businesses attend...

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Wigan & Leigh College University Centre Offical Launch

October 03, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College hosted a grand opening to launch its new University Centre in partnership with...

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University Centre achieves a silver award for the teaching excellence framework

November 02, 2017

University Centre Wigan & Leigh College has been awarded a silver award for the Teaching Excellence ...

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Celebrating 70 years of Higher Education

November 03, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College commemorates 70 years of delivering Higher Education during the same year it i...

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Celebrate democracy day

May 25, 2017

Ahead of the General Election, Wigan & Leigh College students held a range of activities to celebrat...

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Student Conference

June 02, 2017

During term, students were invited to a one day Student Conference in order to motivate and raise as...

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Star Students honoured at awards evening

June 23, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College would like to congratulate all its students who received awards at the Annual ...

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School for the Arts holds its biggest ever art exhibition

March 06, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College’s School for the Arts was even more vibrant and lively than usual as hundred...

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Students explore the world of medicine with medical mavericks

May 05, 2017

Wigan & Leigh College’s budding medics received an inspirational workshop from Medical Mavericks, ...

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Humanutopia inspire construction students with employability themed workshop

January 09, 2018

Wigan & Leigh College students enjoyed a day with Humanutopia. The event was a ‘finding me’ sess...

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A Level students participate in unique Skype interview with writer Pete Brook

January 11, 2018

Writer and curator Pete Brook hosted an informative Skype interview with our psychology students foc...

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College rated third in the country in National FE College rankings

January 11, 2018

The College has been ranked both joint best in Greater Manchester and joint third in the country for...

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Fashion students showcase their ‘Preppy Sports’ designs at the Grand Arcade

January 18, 2018

Fashion students have created a wonderful display to promote their ‘Preppy Sports’ skirt project...

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Talented engineering apprentice scoops prestigious bursary

January 29, 2018

Braden Butler is celebrating his success after receiving a prestigious Engineering Horizons Bursary ...

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Student selected for Commonwealth Nines

January 29, 2018

Darrion Ball has been selected to represent England at the Rugby League Commonwealth Championships.D...

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Wigan restaurant teams up with College to recruit their next apprentice as they expand their business

February 01, 2018

Pemberton based healthy food restaurant, The Lean Kitchen, cooked up a storm at Wigan & Leigh Colleg...

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Careers Fair attracts top employers

February 07, 2018

Wigan & Leigh College recently hosted its annual Careers Fair attracting some of the country’s top...

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Maths Bitesize Learning with the BBC

February 22, 2018

A team from BBC Learning recently visited Wigan & Leigh College to test out their functional skills ...

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Clinical Skills Centre is officially opened

March 07, 2018

The College, which is a Centre of Excellence in Health and Social Care, has made significant investm...

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Former students win contract to develop Wigan & Leigh College websites

March 09, 2018

Two ex-Wigan & Leigh College students were involved in the planning and development of the College...

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Team GB Olympian Delivers Inspirational Talk to Students

March 13, 2018

Wigan & Leigh College welcomed three-time Olympic medal winner, Matt Langridge MBE, who came into Co...

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Sports students embark on trips of a lifetime to France, Italy and Portugal

April 03, 2018

Students from Sport and Public Services have embarked on trips of a lifetime and have flown out acro...

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April 16, 2018

Big Bang North West hosted an action packed science extravaganza at Leigh College for pupils from sc...

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Apprentices Celebrate at Awards Ceremony

April 23, 2018

The College recognised the contribution from employers and apprentices at a prestigious awards cerem...

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Former Student makes Prestigious Culinary Final

April 25, 2018

Former professional cookery student, Oliver Mather has made it to the 2018 North West Young Chef of ...

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We won ‘College of the Year’ at the Educate North Awards

April 30, 2018

We won the accolade of Further Education College of the Year at the Educate North Awards. The presti...

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Duke of York Honours Students at Digital Awards Ceremony

May 03, 2018

A group of students and apprentices from met his Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York on Frida...

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Graduate Success for University Centre

May 08, 2018

After our College celebrated 70 years of delivering higher education, the University Centre was offi...

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Free English and Maths for NHS staff

May 15, 2018

Wigan & Leigh College have been offering free English and maths classes for NHS staff for the past t...

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Cakes hit the sweet spot for nurses

May 16, 2018

Catering students from the College baked some magnificent cakes for NHS staff across the borough to ...

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Students' designs set for prestigious London catwalk stage

May 21, 2018

A trio of former Wigan & Leigh College fashion students have been selected to show their final degre...

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Hair & Beauty Showcase Highlights Awareness for Cancer Charity

June 11, 2018

Hair and Beauty students from the College's Image Centre showcased their work from the past year at ...

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Students meet UK rapper Professor Green

June 20, 2018

The rapper and music personality was at Edge Hill University for a free public event to talk about t...

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Hairdressing apprentice follows in footsteps of her mentor

June 22, 2018

The apprentice is now six months into her placement at Mirror and Mane salon on Upper Dicconson Stre...

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College Granted Leadership Academy Status

June 25, 2018

Leigh College has been officially recognised by Sports Leaders UK for its excellence in delivery of ...

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Celebrating the success of GMAC

June 27, 2018

This week, the Greater Manchester Apprenticeship Company (GMAC) celebrates its second birthday and t...

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Celebrating outstanding students achievements

June 29, 2018

The College recently held its annual Student of the Year Awards evening to celebrate outstanding ach...

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Teacher set for African Challenge

July 06, 2018

Diane Flynn, Teacher Education tutor at The University Centre Wigan & Leigh College will be swapping...

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Nursing stars of the future

July 09, 2018

Two students enjoyed huge success as they progressed into the national heats of the World Skills Hea...

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