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Ragdale Hall celebrates apprentice success with Leicester College

Ragdale Hall and Leicester College are celebrating a successful four year run which has seen over 40 apprentices in the more »

Leicester College art learners and lecturers present their work at the city museum

Learners and staff from Leicester College have once again showcased a stunning array of artworks alongside works by different artists more »

BIS Select Committee visit Leicester College

A group of seven MPs, accompanied by Parliamentary staff who are in charge with overseeing UK skills training, visited Leicester more »

Celebrations for two Leicester College learners at national Hair and Make-up contest

Leicester College Make-Up and Artistry learners are celebrating success at the 2014 Association of Hair and Therapy (AHT) Awards which more »

Photography learners from Leicester College celebrate competition success

Two photography learners from Leicester College celebrated a double whammy after triumphing in a national photography competition beating over 800 more »

Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet recorded at Leicester College

Leicester College hosted the final broadcast for the 2014 series of the BBC Radio 4 programme The Kitchen Cabinet on more »

International Women’s Day celebrations

Around 800 learners  attended International Women’s Day, which was hosted by Leicester College at The Empire Banqueting Suite and Conference Centre, more »

Delcam CRISPIN donate £60,000 of materials to Leicester College

Leicester College has teamed up with one of the world’s leading suppliers of footwear software to provide its learners with more »

Learners from Leicester College integrate faith and culture into their studies

  Learners from Leicester College are part of an exciting new project ‘All for One and One for all’ – more »

Flying the flag on behalf of Leicester College

Two learners from Leicester College were chosen to take part in a prestigious ceremony that was celebrated across the world. more »

Leicester College learners window dress the Silver Arcade with success

Retail apprentices and learners from Leicester College put their skills and knowledge to the test in an ultimate challenge – more »

Leicester based business talks about the benefits of hiring an apprentice through Leicester College

Leicester plastic engineering company Nylacast are among the many businesses who are attending the annual Apprenticeship Careers Fair at Leicester more »

Learners and staff have a flippin good time in the BBC Radio Leicester kitchen

BBC Radio Leicester’s lunchtime presenter, Rupal Rajani, invited learners from Leicester College to produce ‘posh pancakes’ live on-air in the more »

Former Leicester College learner Molly Smitten-Downes will represent UK at Eurovision

Former Leicester College learner Molly Smitten-Downes is set to represent the UK at Eurovision 2014. She is now preparing to fly the more »

Leicester College hosts its annual Apprenticeship Careers Fair

Leicester College is set to host its annual Apprenticeship Careers Fair – for the third successful year running. This year more »

Leicester College learners window dress the Silver Arcade

Retail apprentices and learners from Leicester College will be putting their skills and knowledge to the test in an ultimate more »

Financial expert gives Leicester College learners a master class in managing money

Television and radio personality, Justin Urquhart Stewart made a visit to Leicester College to pass on his expert advice to more »

Given a Taste of first-class service

  Below is a letter published in the Leicester Mercury on February 8, 2014. Recently, my party of four attended more »

Let us entertain you – Leicester College learners put on a show at the Highcross

Clown, mime artists, ringmaster and a fortune teller are all part of a Victorian circus themed show organised by undergraduate more »

Leicester College hosts new January Open Day

  Leicester College is holding an Open Day on Tuesday 14 January 2014, from 4pm -8pm across all three of more »

Leicester College achieves a Silver accolade and a AA College Rosette

Leicester College has been recognised for providing high quality of training and excellent skills development for hospitality, gaining a Silver more »

A new careers hub is launched at Leicester College

Leicester College is launching a new free drop-in careers hub at its Abbey Park Campus for staff, learners and members more »

Leicester College learners celebrate success at the Leicester Mercury Young Achiever Awards 2013

  Two Leicester College learners were among the winners at the Leicester Mercury’s Young Achiever Awards 2013 which were held more »

Learners from Leicester College launch their limited edition Saffron Acres jams and chutneys for Midlands Co-op

Around 700 limited edition jams and chutneys all made by learners from Leicester College, have now gone on sale in more »

Leicester College hosts November Open Day

Leicester College is hosting an Open Day on Thursday 28 November 2013 to showcase the wide variety of courses on more »

Federation of Small Businesses promote enterprise and business advice to Leicester College learners

  Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) are running a series of free to learners at Leicester College – part of more »

Former Peter Jones Enterprise Academy learners wins social media award

A Leicester-based young entrepreneur and former Leicester College learner has been announced as a winner in the first ever Citrus more »

Leicester College Bricklaying apprentice wins second place at UK Skills Show

A bricklaying apprentice from Leicester College is celebrating after taking the silver medal at the WorldSkills 2013 national final, which more »

Former Leicester College learner wins The Edge Challenge

Former Peter Jones Enterprise Academy learner at Leicester College, Vikesh Mistry has won The Edge Challenge. Vikesh, from Thurmaston, who more »

Leicester College Bricklaying apprentice wins second place at UK Skills Show

A bricklaying apprentice from Leicester College is celebrating after taking the silver medal at the WorldSkills 2013 national final, which more »

Co-op to sell jams and chutneys from Saffron Lane project

Spiced plum jam and spiced apple chutney made by learners from Leicester College’s Learning for Living course for adults with more »

Leicester College celebrates HE Graduation success

Leicester College’s Higher Education Graduation Ceremony will be held on Saturday 9 November 2013, with a total of 323 learners more »

Leicester College learner’s artwork on display outside supermarket

Leicester College learner Luke Owen-Hughes was chosen to design and paint an artwork- by hand- which is now on display more »

Leicester College offers free training workshop to employers

Leicester College has released a new programme of free training workshops for employers in Leicester and Leicestershire. The workshops will more »

New centre for learners with profound and multiple learning difficulties at Leicester College

Leicester College has officially opened its new for learners with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). The £2.1 million centre more »

Leicester College construction apprentice reaches Skillbuild final

A Leicester College construction apprentice has won a place at the finals of the UK’s largest multi-trade competition, SkillBuild 2013 more »

Leicester College learners: The national radio voice of Peter Jones Enterprise Academy

Leicester College learners Rishi Kotak, Jordan Singh and Georgie Beech have been chosen to be the voices for the Peter more »

Leicester College set to officially open new specialist learning centre

  Edward Timson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families will officially open the centre, on Monday more »

Leicester College charity launch

Leicester College has named Keep the Beat, a charity based at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital as the official College charity for more »

Business Bus drives in to see Leicester College’s budding entrepreneur learners

A mobile business school made a stop at Leicester College earlier this month, on a mission to support and inspire more »

Leicester College learners’ flashmob for opening of new pie shop

Around 30 learners from Leicester College took part in a city centre flashmob for the opening of a new pie more »

Learner wins iPad survey prize at Leicester College

Leicester College learner William Leet has won an iPad Mini after completing the online Leicester College summer campaign 2013 competition more »

Floristry learners from Leicester College in full-bloom at Leicester Cathedral

A spectacular floristry display was arranged by both learners and staff from Leicester College as part of the flower festival more »

Leicester College secures ESF Funding for Skills Support for the Workforce

Leicester College has secured new funding for work-based qualifications for adults in employment, in a bid to improve skills in more »

Leicester College’s Freshers’ Fair 2013

Around 2,000 learners attended the Leicester College’s Freshers’ Fair 2013, which was packed with stalls to showcase what’s on offer more »

Leicester College learners celebrate GCSE success

The wait was finally over for many Leicester College collecting their GCSE results from our Abbey Park campus this morning. more »

Top GCSE grades celebrated at Leicester College

There were smiles and celebrations at Leicester College this morning. Among the happy face was Kuldeep Kaur Dhillon who came more »

Leicester College learners celebrate A-level success

The wait is over for many A –level learners at Leicester College this morning. The College has seen great results more »

Leicester College learner snaps up Fujifilm Award 2013

A photography learner at Leicester College has won the coveted title of Fujifilm Student Photographer of the Year 2013, beating more »

Leicester College’s studio sessions pop-up at Strawberry Fields festival

Leicester College is providing festival-goers and supporting acts the opportunity to have their very own moment in the spotlight at more »

Leicester College staff and learners help collect toys for Syrian children

A member of staff at Leicester College has launched a toy collection for children affected by the ongoing conflict in more »

Leicester College learners help with regeneration work for free

Learners from Leicester College tackled regeneration head-on by volunteering to develop the new pavilion at Thurmaston Bowls Club for free. more »

Industry links celebrated at Leicester College’s Awards Breakfast

Leading industry partners and business owners gathered at Leicester College’s Taste Restaurant in June to recognise the College’s industry partners more »

NCFE is delighted to announce Leicester College as June’s College of the Month.

NCFE is delighted to announce Leicester College as June’s College of the Month. The centre is being recognised for its more »

Freeth Cartwright solicitors sponsor young entrepreneur at Leicester College

A young entrepreneur at Leicester College has won the 2013 Freeth Cartwright Sponsorship Award for his unique business idea. The more »

Leicester College celebrates VQ Day

Leicester College is celebrating the sixth annual VQ Day on 5th June 2013. The event celebrates vocational qualifications and VQ more »

Leicester College’s pop-up studio session at Riverside Festival

Leicester College is giving festival-goers and supporting acts the opportunity to have their very own moment in the spotlight at more »

Boxing champ meets his match with Leicester College learners

Renowned Leicestershire Boxing Champion Rendall Munroe was put through his paces when he was interviewed by two Leicester College learners more »

Leicester College staff shine at Staff Excellence Awards

Leicester College’s third Staff Excellence Awards took place on Thursday 2 May 2013. The Awards Ceremony which was held at more »

Adult Learners from Leicester College are big hit at Leicester Market

Adult learners from Leicester College battled it out on Leicester’s market stalls to celebrate the launch of Adult Learners’ Week. more »

Leicester College recognised as Highly Trusted

Leicester College has maintained its ‘Highly Trusted Sponsor’ status under Tier 4 of the UK Border Agency’s points-based system. This more »

Leicester College Celebrates Quadruple Success in Photography

Four photography learners from Leicester College have had success in a range of national photography competitions and exhibitions. Tyrone Williams more »

Leicester College hosted CYQ Fitness Trainer Competition

  Two Fitness and Personal Trainer learners from Leicester College have reached the East Midland’s CYQ Fitness Trainer Competition final. more »

Leicester College learners build up their self-esteem on course

  A group of successful learners are the first to complete a ten week work skills programme, run in partnership more »

Learners and lecturers from Leicester College display their work

A stunning array of artworks and contemporary craft by artists from across the East Midlands, including work of two faculty more »

Leicester College Learner Showcases her Artistry Talent

The future is bigger and brighter for one Leicester College learner – who’s planning to showcase her talent at a more »

Leicester College Learners Sign Up to Save Lives

Leicester College is joining forces with national blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan to hold an event to recruit young people more »

Quality Assured – Leicester College’s Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) receives accredited status

Leicester College is delighted to announce that it’s ATA has achieved both the National Apprenticeship Service’s (NAS) and the Confederation more »

Leicester College awarded IELTS Official Test Centre status

Leicester College is to become an official IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test centre after successfully winning a bid more »

Community Sports Arena at Grace Road – Open Day

Leicestershire County Cricket Club will be hosting an Open Day at Grace Road on Saturday, 23rd February 2013, to explain more »

New Year’s Honours Recognition for Equality and Diversity

Leicester College is proud to congratulate Ruth Pickersgill, former Student Services Manager (Diversity) at Leicester College,on the announcement of her more »

Leicester College awarded IELTS Official Test Centre status

Leicester College is to become an official IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test centre after successfully winning a bid more »

Employers invited to participate in 2013 Apprenticeship Careers Fair

Leicester College is inviting employers in Leicestershire to participate in its Apprenticeship Careers Fair on 13 March 2013 from 2pm more »

Leicester College Governor awarded British Empire Medal

St Philip’s Centre is delighted to announce that Riaz Ravat, Deputy Director of St Philip’s Centre was included in HM more »

Leicester College is re-awarded the matrix Standard

Leicester College is proud to announce that it has been re-awarded the matrix Standard and will remain an accredited organisation more »

New lunch club opens at the BRITE centre

There’s a new lunch club in town, hosted at the BRITE Centre, organised by Leicester College and staffed by Learning more »

Leicester College appoints new Principal

Leicester College is pleased to announce the appointment of Verity Hancock as the new Principal of Leicester College. Verity will more »

From Leicester College to Lydon: Amy shoots cover for NME

Amy Brammal was perhaps, more excited than most when she picked up her 60th anniversary copy of NME magazine. This more »

Blaby hair stylists earn top colouring qualification

Two young stylists have been awarded one of the most prestigious qualifications in the world of hairdressing. Louise Davis, 24, more »

7 day catering learner named Apprentice of the Year 2012

An apprentice for 7 Day Catering at DHL Express in Castle Donington, has won the Apprentice of the Year award more »

Free moustache-styling session for Mo Bros at Open Day

Growing a moustache may be the perfect way to keep warm in the cold and dark winter days, but that’s more »

You beauties: two talented hairdressers win medals at WorldSkills UK Competition

The UK’s most talented apprentices, employers and learners were honoured on Saturday 17 November at a glittering Awards Ceremony held more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Five thousand reasons to become an entrepreneur

This week will see the launch of the Freeth Cartwright Sponsorship Award 2013, an enterprise competition open to all learners more »

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Young entrepreneurs embark on innovative business course

The East Midlands hub for the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Leicester College was officially launched last month to celebrate more »

Colleges Week 2012: Leicester College “here to help” parents with careers advice

Our offer comes as new research reveals school teachers and parents are struggling to give appropriate careers guidance. Parents and more »

Colleges Week 2012: Olympics Stars unveiled at Leicester College

The London Olympics and Paralympics 2012 were only few months ago and it may now seem like a distant memory more »

Colleges Week 2012: Women are encouraged to learn skilled trades

When 16-year-old Milana Julie Dodangoda told her friends and family she was going to Leicester College to learn skills such more »

Colleges Week 2012: Free IT courses on offer in City Skills Centre

Leicester College is offering free IT courses to improve employability skills – right in the heart of the Leicester city more »

Colleges Week 2012: ‘Leicester Works’ to support learner employability

The ‘Leicester Works’ course at Leicester College is offering a new approach to working with people with varying learning disabilities more »

Colleges Week 2012: Partnership with local insulation company to help meet Government’s Green Deal

Leicester College’s training facilities were used this month to up-skill existing tradesmen and train new college learners and assessors in more »

Colleges Week 2012: Volunteer to improve your employability

The re-engagement team at Leicester College is delivering a series of Employability Skills workshops to boost knowledge and confidence for more »

Colleges Week 2012: Laying the foundations in Higher Education

Leicester College’s Higher Education Graduation Ceremony was held on Saturday 20 October 2012, with a total of 307 learners graduating more »

Rosemary Conley inspires young entrepreneurs at Peter Jones Enterprise Academy launch

The East Midlands hub for the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Leicester College was officially launched this month to celebrate more »

Photography learners need your vote in national competition

It was announced today that five learners from Leicester College have been shortlisted in a national photography competition run by more »

Free Training Workshops for employers in Leicestershire

Leicester College is hosting free training workshops for employers during its Open Day on Thursday 29 November 2012. There will more »

Leicester College pledges to support local children’s charity

Leicester College has announced its support of Leicester Children’s Holiday Centre (Mablethorpe) as the official College charity for the coming 2012/13 more »

Business experts invite learners to hop on board

A double-decker bus with a team of entrepreneurs, business authors and experts is visiting Leicester College on Friday 2 November more »

Lottery boost to encourage college learners to play more sport

Leicester College is one of the first colleges across the country to secure funding to employ a full-time sports professional, more »

Reece wins bronze at EuroSkills 2012

Skilled Leicester College learner, Reece Johnston has been named as a bronze medal winner at a leading European skills competition more »

Plans discussed for new multi-purpose community sports arena

Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC), Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders (Riders) and Leicester College are pleased to announce that they more »