Prince Edward officially launches new campus

His Royal Highness was welcomed to the College by Interim Principal, Matt Pinches who led him on a tour of the new facilities at South Wigston. He met with students and tutors in many key College areas including the Construction Department, Painting & Decorating classrooms, Travel & Tourism classes, The Weigh In gym and the TV Studio where students were filming a live interview.

Prince Edward also met with a selection of VIP guests from the College’s Corporation, the campuses Construction Team Bowmer and Kirkland and other principal supporters of the college such as Leicester Riders. Leicester City Football Club, and Leicester Tigers. Many key guests represented the strength of SLC’s sporting provision; this was seen with the presence of Aston Villa footballer, Emile Heskey, the owners of Leicester City Football Club, Alan Birchenall MBE, and ex World Champion Boxer Barry McGuigan MBE.

Guests were treated to entertainment from the SLC’s Studio 79 dancers who performed a tap routine to the civic party, guests and students at the college.

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