Open Research Forum: Psychological Evidence in Murder Trials

Professor Andrew Colman will be delivering our next Open Research Forum on 12 March 2019. Professor Colman has given expert psychological witness in a number of murder trials, four of which will be discussed in this talk. Two were mob murders arising from political and industrial unrest in South Africa just before the end of apartheid…

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Later Life and new approaches to learning

Our next Open Research Forum will be led by Dr Jane Watts who will be talk on ‘Restor(y)ing Retirement course – new approaches to learning for  Transitions in Later Life’. As Jane explains: ‘The Restor(y)ing Retirement pilot project explores the deliberate use  of narrative as an educational tool in later life learning. The talk will…

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Christmas and New Year closing

Leicester Vaughan College will be closed for Christmas and New Year from 22 December 2018 to the 1 January 2019 (inclusive). The College will reopen on 2 January 2019. LVC wishes its students, tutors and members a joyful festive season and a very happy new year. We are looking forward to our new ventures in…

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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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