About the University of Leicester

Contact us

University of Leicester
University Road
United Kingdom

The main switchboard number is +44 (0)116 252 2522.

Emergency contact

In the case of an emergency on any part of University property, call Security immediately on 0116 252 2888. This line is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Prospective students

For all new and current application Enquiries, please email study@le.ac.uk or call 0116 252 5281.

You can contact our Accommodation team at accommodation@le.ac.uk or on +44 (0)116 252 2428

Current students

You can contact any of our departments using the contact details on their website.

The Students' Union can be contacted at hellosu@le.ac.uk

We hope you don't have any complaints, but if you do, please see our students complaints procedure.


For general enquiries about accommodation please email accommodation@le.ac.uk or call +44 (0)116 252 2428.

You can also visit us at the addresses below.

The Village

The Village Reception, 15 Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 2LG

The City

The City Reception, Freemen’s Common, 161 Welford Road, Leicester, LE2 6BF


Safety, security and lost property

The Security Lodge is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and can be contacted at control@le.ac.uk or on 0116 252 2023.

In case of an emergency, use the emergency number: 0116 252 2888

Leicestershire Police can be contacted on 0116 222 2222 - or dial 999 in an emergency.

Lost (and found) property

If you lose something on campus, call in to the Security Lodge (Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm) or call 0116 223 1282.

If you think the item was lost in University accommodation, check with the appropriate reception.

For anything lost in the Students' Union (including the O2 Academy), ask at The Point or call 0116 223 1181.

Found something on campus? Hand it in to the Security Lodge or give it to a porter.

Report and Support

We want all students at the University of Leicester to experience an environment that is stimulating, enjoyable and safe. However, during your time with us, you may witness or experience something that concerns or distresses you.

All students can report and get support from an advisor via Report and Support, or use the support pages to seek information and help for themselves.

Press and media

You can contact the University's press team at pressoffice@le.ac.uk or on +44 (0)116 252 2160.

Contact an individual

To contact a member of University staff by email or phone, please check the 'People' list on the website of the appropriate part of the University.

If you are not sure which part of the University someone works in, use the search box at the top of this page.

Post for any member of staff can be sent via the University's main postal address (above).

Please note that the University cannot provide direct contact details for:

  • an individual student
  • a member of staff who is not already listed on a publicly accessible part of our website

Website help

For technical problems with the University of Leicester website, please contact ithelp@le.ac.uk

To report problems with the content of the website (including dead links, factual errors, out-of-date information or typos) please contact webupdates@le.ac.uk

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