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Faye Johnson: Assistant Buyer for Sainsbury’s started out as a Fashion Costume student at Leicester College

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Faye is an Assistant Clothing Buyer for Sainsbury’s. Her job means she is responsible for buying girls wear clothing for TU at Sainsbury’s as well as developing products, garment fit, cost negotiation, analyzing sales and range planning.   Her career journey began when she did her foundation degree in Fashion and Costume at Leicester College. [Read more…]

Rafael Guerreiro: One of my proudest moments to date was actually finishing my BTEC Extended National Diploma in Business at Leicester College

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Rafael studied a BTEC Extended Diploma in Business. Now an EMEA Commercial Graduate for Assa Abloy, our ambitious former student spoke to our Alumni Team about what it’s like on a graduate training programme for a global company. He also shared his tips on getting a place on a programme.   “From a young age, [Read more…]

Leicester College is rated Ofsted “Good”

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Leicester College has been given a “good” Ofsted rating after an inspection in December 2017. After being told previously that the College “requires improvement” in a number of areas, the College has been able to improve in absolutely every area with a “good” rating. Ofsted inspectors said that leaders at Leicester College “have effectively tackled the most [Read more…]

Charlotte Morris: Art & Design student makes websites for Next and Goldsmiths Jewellery 

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Charlotte studied a BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design at Leicester College.    “Knowing that I wanted to be in the creative industry I studied art and design at Leicester College which further inspired me to study in higher education and get a degree,” said Charlotte, who was accepted onto a place at De Montfort university in Leicester.    “Leicester College influenced [Read more…]

Vishvas Nayi: IT graduate to work in digital forensics 

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Vishvas Nayi studied his BTEC Extended Level 3 in IT (Networking) at Leicester College. He’s now studying Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security BSc at university, and well on his way to achieving his ambition of becoming a Digital Forensics Investigator.    Vishvas spoke to our Alumni Team about his time at Leicester College, university life and his fascination [Read more…]

Yogita Parvin: You’re very lucky if you are studying at Leicester College 

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Former student, Yogita Parvin, left Leicester College with a BTEC National Diploma in Business Level 3.   Her well-earned qualification helped her get a place at Staffordshire University, where she received a BA in Advertising and Brand Management in 2016. Now working towards her Master’s in Graphic Design, our ambitious former student agreed to speak to the [Read more…]

Mark Rae: “Having had such a long period out of education, college gave me the confidence that I would be successful in my studies” 

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

“College helped me to see that I was capable of going to university,” said Mark, who joined Leicester College to do an Access to Higher Education (Visual Media Communication) course.   The access courses are designed to help students who have been away from education, or don’t yet have the grades needed to apply, to prepare [Read more…]

Charlotte Richardson: mature student gets into Birmingham City University after access to HE course 

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Charlotte Richardson studied Access to Higher Education (Humanities) at Leicester College. Her new qualification enabled her to progress to Birmingham City University, where she is now studying Children and Integrated Professional Care. Here’s what she had to say about returning to education, life at university and her plans to work in the child protection sector. [Read more…]

Bhavesh Jethwa: My university experience after Leicester College

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Bhavesh gained his Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science at Leicester College. His new qualification allowed him to progress to university and move one step closer to his career ambitions. He spoke to our Alumni team about life at Leicester College, his university experiences and his plans for the future. “Since starting at Leicester [Read more…]

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