Welcome to Leicester Vaughan College

Leicester Vaughan College (LVC) is an independent higher education college set up as a co-operative community benefit society to continue the work of the former Vaughan College.

We aim to provide university-level education dedicated to the needs of part-time learners and to those wanting ‘a second chance’ to study. For more information about community benefit societies see here.

Upcoming Courses & Events

How to Write Fiction with Dr David Wharton

Suitable for those who hope to achieve publication and for those who simply enjoy writing as a leisure pursuit, How to Write Fiction is a 10-week online course covering general approaches and techniques for short stories, novellas and novels.

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£150

Body Positivity: A History of a (Once) Radical Movement

Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.

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Free

What’s it Like Writing a Novel?

Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.

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Free

Tackling Racial Inequalities in Higher Education

In this session, Dr Anil Awesti will analyse the reasons for the BAME attainment/awarding and experience gaps and, reflecting on his own research and practice in this area, how institutional racism in HE can be tackled.

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Free

The Lost Story of Part-time Higher Education

In this talk, Adam Matthews will look at several other perspectives as to why access to a part-time undergraduate degree may be in decline.

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Free