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Student success celebrated at Town Hall award ceremony

A host of achievements were celebrated at the annual Leeds College of Building Awards Night. Hosted at Leeds Town Hall, the poignant event celebrates the achievements of students over the 2017/2018 academic year. Winners are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but also for going the “extra mile,” overcoming adversity,

Building students gain first-hand experience on own college construction site

Students at Leeds College of Building are gaining hands-on construction experience after visiting their new £13-million Hunslet campus site. Main contractor, Clugston Construction, started work on the foundations and ground works last October. Since then, a total of 186 student site visits and 14 group tours have been organised up until

Leeds teenagers given a chance to learn construction skills at Kirkstall Forge

An innovative training programme will launch at the Kirkstall Forge Forging Futures Campus next month aimed at helping people get back into training and the workplace.  Designed to give participants an introduction to construction skills and provide exposure to employment opportunities in the property industry, the courses will provide successful participants

Leeds apprentices build on success in regional skills competition

Apprentices from Leeds College of Building have seen off competition from hundreds of other construction students from rival colleges to win 17 top place positions in a range of construction craft and services skills competitions. The College hosted the SkillBuild, SkillPlumb, SkillElectric and SkillFridge competitions for the Yorkshire region at

Double award win for former Leeds College of Building students

Two former Leeds College of Building students have won a coveted award from the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) in recognition of their outstanding achievements.  Richard Leese and Calvin Sargeant, both pictured, won the Yorkshire Region Student Award due to their excellent results, attendance and attitude towards their studies