Further update on the COVID-19 impact

In line with more stringent government measures, the Leicester Adult Skills and Learning building is closed for the foreseeable future.   This also means our office is closed. Our email and telephone will still be answered, but mail will not be accessed until LASALS re-opens. Therefore, an email via our contact form is the best…

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Our Courses and COVID-19

Leicester Vaughan College is aware of the threat of COVID-19 and is actively monitoring the situation in relation to our workshops and events. Due to Easter there is no Open Research Forum in April. It seems likely that there will be disruption to events in May, but at this stage it is too early to…

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“Womanly Wickedness in West Midland Medieval Wall Paintings” is our February Open Research Forum

Our topic for the February Vaughan Open Research Forum is “Womanly wickedness in West Midland medieval wall paintings: picking titles and communicating research in Coventry and Stratford-upon-Avon”. Are they ale wives or wanton women? Should we call the figure in that painting ‘the whore of Babylon’? Can we be certain? Does it matter? Event Details Womanly Wickedness in West…

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Open Research Forum: Is Trauma Always Bad for Us?

In our first Leicester Vaughan College Research Forum of the year Diana Pinto traces her journey from adult student of Psychology to course director in the Vaughan Centre and now deputy director of undergraduate studies at the University of Leicester. This exploration combines her personal experience and enduring commitment to adult learning with her discovery of…

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Next research forum: training to be a counsellor

Have you ever thought about training to be a counsellor? If you’re thinking of signing up for a counselling course, come and hear counsellor Catherine Drury, ex-Vaughan student, talk about her personal experience of counselling training. The forum will take place on the 14th May in the Hansom Hall in the Leicester Adult Education College…

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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.