Concessions for course fees

We have a limited number of places at concession rates for those on benefits or under the tax threshold. Please contact us using the contact form for more information.


Free taster session for counselling course

There are a limited number of places left for our second free taster session for the course ‘Counselling and Relationship Skills’ which is taking place on Wednesday 24 October, 6-7 pm. Counselling skills help us to communicate effectively and relate better to the people we are talking to, thus enabling us to develop healthier relationships….

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Our next open research forum

This will be on Tuesday 13 November and will be a talk delivered by Dr Alexander Hall of Birmingham University. He will talking on: ‘The Stream of Life: evolution, Julian Huxley, and humanism on the BBC’ Alexander Hall is a historian based at the University of Birmingham  whose primary area of interest is the intersection between scientific  knowledge, the media, and the environment. His current research…

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Information Open Evenings for Courses

LVC is hosting two ‘open evenings’ at the Leicester Adult Education College on Belvoir Street. Come and find out about our non-accredited courses for this Autumn, our Open Research Forums and learn more about Leicester Vaughan College Community Benefit Society. Staff will be in the Old Library Cafe next to Reception to answer your course…

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Sir Alan Tuckett to talk at Vaughan’s Open Research Forum

Vaughan’s Open Research Forum is delighted that the opening Forum for 2018/2019  – ‘Barking in the wilderness’: Making the case for adult learning’ – will be a talk by Professor Sir Alan Tuckett. He will address the conundrum of why, at time when adult learning is needed more than ever, there is so little public…

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Forthcoming workshops at Leicester Vaughan College

Title: Learning to Look at Art: Looking at Paintings Workshop Cost: £35 Date: Saturday, 13 October 2018, 10am-1pm Location: Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street, Leicester. LE1 6QL Title: Learning to Read Poetry: An Introductory Workshop Cost: £35 Date: Saturday, 13 October 2018, 10am-1pm Location: Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street, Leicester. LE1…

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Adult Learners’ Access to Higher Education: LVC’s first research seminar

Leicester Vaughan College will be hosting its first public talk to celebrate the Festival of Learning  and Co-operatives Fortnight. The talk will be delivered by Dr Nalita James and Dr Hugh Busher, who are both experts in the field of adult education research. Nalita and  Hugh will be talking about their forthcoming book: “OPENING DOORS: Access to…

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Counselling and Relationship Skills: Fee reductions now available

We have four bursaries on offer for students taking our Counselling and Relationships Skills course which starts 18 April. The bursaries, of £100 each, are intended for those who would not otherwise be able to afford this course due to low income. The bursaries have been made possible by a donation from a Member. Please…

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Our first students

On Saturday 20th January Leicester Vaughan College ‘opened its doors’ to its first students. They took part in a counselling workshop on ‘Secondary Trauma’ with tutor Tina Holt. The day school was held at Leicester Adult Education College, Belvoir Street. This course is specially designed for people with caring roles and those who have to…

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