Leicester College Events

Experience Day 2024

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  • event date Date Tue 02 Jul 2024
  • time32 Time 8:30 am -
    1:00 pm
  • map pin Location Please see course list for the campus you need to attend

If you have applied to study T levels you need to visit our T level Experience Day event page here

Experience a day in the life of a Leicester College student and get a chance to meet your future course teachers!

Experience Day is a chance for new and prospective full-time students to get a taste of campus life. If you are leaving secondary school or aged 16-18 years old and have an active application to attend Leicester College as your next step, then this event is for you!

(Please note: This event is NOT for students who have applied to Access to Higher Education, Higher Education, Supported Learning, Launchpad or T level courses)

Spend time with your course tutors, meet your classmates, and see the campus from a new perspective as you begin your journey as a Leicester College student.


How to book your place


Experience Day will take place on Tuesday 2 July 2024, 9 am – 1 pm

You will be emailed a direct link to register for this event. Invitations will be sent every two weeks from 15 April 2024.

Deadline to register is 31 May 2024. We will be unable to accommodate any further bookings after this date.

You will need to arrive on the campus your course is being taught between 8:30 am and 9 am to sign in.


What you can expect from the day:

8:30 am Registration open
Sign in to event and be directed to your course area
9 am Registration closes
If you are late and arrive after registration, we cannot guarantee you will be able to take part in the day.
9 am – 1 pm Tutor-led sessions and activities
1 pm End of event
Canteens are open between 1 pm – 2 pm for students to buy lunch, hang out and wait to be collected
Depart your campus for home.

Visitors and parking

Experience Day is for prospective students only – parents, friends, and non-applicant students, will not be able to accompany you. Please let us know during your booking if you require extra support on the day. Drop-off is permitted, but there will be no available parking on site. If you carry a blue badge, please contact us. 

Your course locations on our Campus

You must go to the campus where the subject you have applied for is being taught. Check the course list below to find which campus this is if you are unsure.

This is now the official campus location for each subject area:

Abbey Park Campus, Painter Street LE1 3WA

  • Business (except for Business and Law / Accountancy / Peter Jones Foundation courses which are based at SMC)
  • Education and Childcare
  • Engineering
  • ESOL 16-18 (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Health and social care
  • Motor vehicle
  • Music and sound technology
  • Performing arts
  • Science
  • Sport and coaching
  • Travel and tourism

Freemen’s Park Campus, Welford Road LE2 7LW

  • Beauty and artistic make-up
  • Construction
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality and food

St. Margaret’s Campus, St John Street LE1 3WL

  • Accountancy
  • Business with Law (all other Business courses are at Abbey Park Campus)
  • Computing and information technology
  • Creative arts
  • Digital arts
  • Peter Jones Enterprise Academy
  • National Space Centre Immersive Design and Development

Sue Townsend Theatre, Upper Brown Street, LE1 5TE

  • To be confirmed


Food and Drink

Students will receive a bottle of water when signing in for this event.

If you currently receive free school meals at your school/college please let us know during booking so we can arrange a meal voucher for you.

We strongly advise students to bring their own packed lunch for the day as there may not be time to order food from our canteens during the break your tutor gives you.

The canteens will be open for one-hour post-event (1 pm – 2 pm) for students to hang out, get food and wait to be collected.


Before you travel on the day please make sure:

  • you have confirmation of your booking.
  • have checked what campus your course will be at and should be travelling to.
  • you have packed yourself some lunch or money to buy lunch.
  • Have checked whether or not you require any special equipment for your day with us.

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