Welcome to Leicester

A warm welcome to all of our new freshers - we hope you'll love being part of our thriving student community. Welcome back to our returning students, we've missed you.

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Student Life at Leicester

Student societies and clubs for every interest or hobby

Join one of over 180 societies or set up one of your own!

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More from around the University

Nominate your unsung Leicester hero as part of Rik Basra's stem cell donor campaign

Leicester Heroes event on Tuesday 25 October aims to recruit hundreds of new potential stem cell donors.

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Explore our great city

Officially the UK's 'Greatest Sporting City'

ESPN ranked Leicester number one in their 2016 chart of the country's Greatest Sporting Cities.

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Everybody's Reading

1 October 2016

Festival of all things reading, taking place 1-9 October across Leicester in schools, libraries, bars, cafes, pubs and coffee shops.

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