Action for Happiness

Taking action on mental health

I was pleased to hear news this week that £300M has been committed as part of a green paper from the Departments of Health and Education to support schools and colleges in helping young people who have mental health issues. It is planned that this new investment will reduce waiting times for referrals to sources […]


Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply: our story

Here at South Leicestershire College we offer fully accredited qualifications on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). We spoke to Lauren and Chloe, who are currently studying their CIPS, to find out more about their experience: Lauren Rojahn                           […]

Education plays vital role in Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival

This week marks the start of the second business festival for our region in as many months and this time, it’s the turn of Coventry & Warwickshire to bring together hundreds of organisations and education partners in the ‘Knowledge capital of the UK’. Last month, I was delighted to take part in the Leicester Business […]

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Engaging in the skills experience delivers career inspiration

This week brings great excitement as we look forward to taking part in The Skills Show in Birmingham, the UK’s largest showcase for skills, careers and apprenticeships. The event, which takes place at the NEC between 16-18 November, gives us the chance to make valuable links with employers at our stand in the engineering and […]

A week for celebrations

“Last week, we hosted a magical evening of celebration for all our higher education graduates and a selected number of stars from across the College who have been nominated for special recognition. We were delighted to welcome guests from our partner colleges, universities and schools, and the business and organisations from our local communities that […]

Travel and tourism courses

Travel and tourism courses Leicestershire

South Leicestershire College student has Nicole Darlinson has recently completed BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Travel & Tourism, (one of the college’s travel and tourism courses) and moved into full-time employment with Thomson Travel as a Travel consultant. Why did you choose the course? I chose Tourism and Hospitality as I have always had an […]


Study a Sports course in Leicester at South Leicestershire College

If you are considering studying a Sports course, South Leicestershire College is a great place to start. Whether you’re dreaming of becoming a coach for the England Football Association or want to encourage your local community to get involved in sports, we can help you to achieve your goal. There is a large range of careers […]

Media courses

Media Courses with North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

If you’re a person overflowing with ideas or someone with a flair for creativity, then one of our media courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College could be for you! About the industry The creative industry covers a vast range of careers including design, games, fashion, film, music and performance, making up 9% of jobs available in the UK […]

Staff awards nominated by students

Students nominated a number of tutors and support staff for our 20th annual North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College staff awards. We love to celebrate our staff, especially those that our students appreciate enough to nominate and this year was no exception. This year we’ve seen Anna Causier, a lecturer in early years’ childcare, win […]


Become a High Flyer on an Aviation Course!

The Aviation and Travel Industry Historically, travel was seen by most to be a luxury. With the ability to travel becoming easier, exploring the world is now within reach for millions of people enabling the industry to flourish! Today the Aviation industry generates over £60bn in revenue and supports 961,000 UK jobs. Statistics show that […]