- Total Students 2600
- Total Programs 18
- Established year1999
- Institution TypeCollege
- 0116 224 2240
- 145 Welford Rd, Leicester LE2 7LW
Leicester College is a further education college in Leicester, England. It is one of the largest colleges in the UK, with more than 26,000 students, 1,600 staff, plus an annual budget of £51million. It has three main campuses in the city centre, and more than 200 community venues across Leicester.
The three different campuses are St Margaret’s Campus (LE1 3WL), Abbey Park Campus (LE1 3WA) and Freeman’s Park Campus (LE2 7LW) theres also a City Skills Centre building (LE1 1FB).
Leicester College was formed from the merger of Charles Keene College and Southfields College on 31 July 1999. Since then, more than 250,000 people have studied with the college. In July 2002, Maggie Galliers was appointed as Principal of Leicester College.
In June 2009 she was appointed a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to local and national Further Education. The College entered the top 25% of colleges nationally, based on success rates, in 2004