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Green light for new campus

Posted on Thu 31st Aug, 2017

The College has secured planning permission for a new £13 million building on the city’s South Bank and work on the project is due to start imminently. The state of the art, 5,200 square metre, four-storey building will offer a range of classrooms, workshops and an impressive central atrium. It has been designed by Leeds based Fuse Studios and will sit in a prominent position alongsid...

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Hudson Contract Extends Ground-Breaking Apprentice Scholarship

Posted on Tue 15th Aug, 2017

Hudson Contract is extending its ground-breaking Apprentice Scholarship Scheme thanks to a new partnership with leading specialist construction College, Leeds College of Building. Leeds College of Building deliver education & training and apprenticeship provision for over 6,000 learners. The collaboration will see those helped by the scheme increase to more than 100. Launched back in 2011, th...

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Step Up Into Construction Helps People Build a Future in Yorkshire

Posted on Thu 3rd Aug, 2017

An innovative scheme spearheaded by Leeds College of Building has already enabled more than 29 unemployed and disadvantaged people from Yorkshire to pursue a career in the construction industry and over 100 more people are now hoping to start work as a result of the programme. The ‘Step Up Into Construction’ initiative has been led by Leeds College of Building over the last 12 months ...

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£5.5m project funding success for West Yorkshire Colleges Joint Venture

Posted on Mon 31st Jul, 2017

West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) has successfully secured funding totalling £5.5m under its new Joint Venture agreement. The funding is the first of its kind secured under the new agreement which formally unites Bradford College, Calderdale College, Kirklees College, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College, Shipley College and Wakefield College who, together, formed West Y...

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Students Hit A Six At Thornbury Cricket Club

Posted on Wed 19th Jul, 2017

Thornbury Cricket Club has been bowled over by a group of students from Leeds College of Building who have built a brand new storage unit for the club. Students from a variety of trades, including bricklaying, joinery, plumbing, roofing and tiling, were involved in the project and constructed the entire unit, from the foundations right up to the roof.  It’s predominantly built using si...

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