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Leicester College

United Kingdom
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About Leicester College

Leicester College is one of the largest colleges in the UK, with more than 22,000 learners studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our learners come from a diverse array of backgrounds and each have varying ambitions and aspirations.

Every year, thousands of people from across Leicester and Leicestershire, as well as from overseas, choose to study with us. We pride ourselves on giving everyone an excellent experience, offering exceptional study and social facilities in the heart of Leicester. Our friendly and supportive staff are committed to putting your learning at the heart of everything we do. Close relationships with local and national companies ensure that the training we offer is tailored to meet the expectations of employers and to give you the skills you need to succeed in the jobs market.

Campus information

Leicester College operates in three main campuses:

Abbey Park Campus

Curriculum areas at Abbey Park Campus:

  • Business
  • Childcare
  • Continuing Studies
  • Engineering
  • ESOL
  • GCSEs
  • Health and Social Care
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Music and Sound
  • Performing Arts
  • English & Maths
  • Teacher Education

Freemen’s Park Campus 

Curriculum areas at Freemen’s Park Campus

  • Beauty and Complementary Therapies
  • Continuing Studies
  • Construction
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality and Food
  • Launch Pad
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Uniformed Public Services

St Margaret’s Campus

Curriculum areas at St Margaret’s Campus

  • Peter Jones Enterprise Academy
  • Computing/Information Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Digital Arts
  • Retail
  • Print

Abbey Park Campus and St Margaret’s Campus is only within 10 minutes' walking distance. Freemen’s Park Campus is just 20 minutes' bus ride away from the other two campuses.

Leicester Train Station is a 25 minute walk from Freemen’s Park and St Margaret’s Campus. St Margaret’s Bus Station is opposite the main road near to St Margaret’s Campus


While Leicester College doesn’t provide any student accommodation directly, the information below will help you and we will do our best to advise and support you to find suitable accommodation.

The options are:

  • Self-Catered Private Halls of Residence
  • Self-Catered Shared Private Houses / Flats


Courses available 10

Architecture, Building 1 Beauty, Personal Care 2 Business, Management 1 Creative Arts & Design 3 Health and Medicine 1 Hotel Management & Hospitality 1 Sports Science 1


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