De Montfort University is a dynamic organisation, formed from a diverse range of specialist institutions. Its long history of excellent teaching, learning and research is founded in the technical and trade education of the late 19th Century. The name itself is associated with Simon De Montfort, Earl of Leicester, a distinguished figure in English history and widely credited with establishing the first parliament in 1265.
The University of Leicester, based in Leicester, England, was founded in 1921 with nine students. The fledgling College gained full degree-awarding powers in 1957 when it was granted its Royal Charter. Today the University has approximately 19,000 registered students. It is a research-led University that offers academic programs in the fields of Medicine and Biological Sciences;Arts, Humanities and Social Science;Law;Science;and Teaching.
Leicester College is a further education college in Leicestershire, England. The College has over 24,000 students. The College is recognised as a Wella Centre of Excellence in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy. The College has four main campuses - the Abbey Park campus, Bede Island campus, Freeman's Park campus and St Margaret's campus. LC offers courses in AS/A2 levels, Art and Design, Beauty and Complementary Therapies, Business, Childcare and Early Years Education, Computing, Construction, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Floristry, and Hairdressing.
The National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy was founded during 1977 and located at Loughborough. It has been offering respected, evidenced based and independently accredited training in adult clinical hypnosis/hypnotherapy and hypno-psychotherapy. The College has training centres throughout the UK including London, Leeds, Liverpool, Oxford, East Midlands (Leicester), Newcastle, Manchester, South Wales and Glasgow. The NCHP courses and syllabus includes fundamentals of hypnosis, basic hypnotherapeutic techniques, contra-indications, simple relaxation, and suggestion therapy.
Nestled on the northern outskirts of Desford village in Leicestershire, Tropical Birdland is a 6.5-acre sanctuary for Parrots and exotic birds. Housing over 250 feathery residents, every square inch has been devoted to giving a home to some of the most alluring and captivating species from around the world.
The Newarke Houses Museum is a public museum in Leicester, England. It incorporates the museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, and has a range of exhibits illustrating post-medieval and contemporary Leicester. It occupies two buildings:Wyggeston's Chantry House (built circa 1511), and Skeffington House (built in the seventeenth century), close to the 15th century Magazine Gateway and within the precincts of the medieval 'Newarke', the 'New Work' of Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster.