Activities calendar

Stay connected and have fun with our extensive Activities Calendar to help you be part of your University community all year through. 

We have loads of in-person and online activities for you to access no matter where you may be. Whether you're looking to stay connected, keep active, develop skills, try something new or simply have fun, you're sure to find something of interest. 

Don't forget to also check out Leicester Students' Union for more events! 

Everyday until Friday 17 December 

Let's Do Leicester  

Various times and locations 

Keep active, try something new and look after your wellbeing with this free Let's Do Leicester sports and fitness sessions. Classes are led by our friendly Activators and you can see the full timetable and how to book via the Let's Do Leicester Facebook page

Wednesday 03 November 

Welcome on Wednesdays

1.00pm - 2.00pm (in-person: The Gatehouse, Chaplaincy)

Make friends and enjoy food and games together. Open to international students. 

Fire Pit Night 

5.00pm - 7.00pm (in-person: The Gatehouse, Chaplaincy)

Celebrating light at this autumn festival time - sip warm mulled punch (non-alcoholic), taste a hot dog, toast a marshmallow, test your skill with our fairground games. Register now - show your Eventbrite ticket for a small gift on the door.

Wildcard Wednesdays

6.00pm - 8.00pm (in-person: Studio 3, Attenborough Arts Centre)

Wildcard Wednesday is a weekly event to learn new crafts. Join us for this great opportunity to relax, make new friends, and try a range of crafts from pottery to painting or embroidery to tie-dye! Each week will be something different and you won’t know what you’ll be doing until you begin.

Thursday 04 November  

Wellbeing Cafe

1.00pm - 2.00pm (The Gatehouse, Chaplaincy)

Come and join the Chaplaincy's peaceful and supportive environment with mindfulness activities. Sometimes you just need someone to talk to. Open to all.

Tuesday 09 November  

Tackling hate: Striving for social justice

6.30pm - 7.45pm (in-person: University of Leicester's School of Business, Brookfield on London Road)

What are hate crimes and whom do they affect? What are their impacts? And in a world of escalating tensions and hostility how do we stop them from happening? Join our of thought-provoking and informative talks by our academics and guest speakers as part of the Difficult Conversations series.  

Wednesday 10 November 

Welcome on Wednesdays

1.00pm - 2.00pm (in-person: The Gatehouse, Chaplaincy)

Make friends and enjoy food and games together. Open to international students. 

Wildcard Wednesdays

6.00pm - 8.00pm (in-person: Studio 3, Attenborough Arts Centre)

Wildcard Wednesday is a weekly event to learn new crafts. Join us for this great opportunity to relax, make new friends, and try a range of crafts from pottery to painting or embroidery to tie-dye! Each week will be something different and you won’t know what you’ll be doing until you begin.

Thursday 11 November  

Wellbeing Cafe

1.00pm - 2.00pm (The Gatehouse, Chaplaincy)

Come and join the Chaplaincy's peaceful and supportive environment with mindfulness activities. Sometimes you just need someone to talk to. Open to all.

Culture Cafe: Diwali

4.00pm - 6.00pm (in-person: Common Room, lower ground floor in the Students' Union, Percy Gee Building)

Learn more about the festival of light with Diwali origami, diya decorating and more, as well as making friends from across the globe. No booking needed simply drop in! Please come in through the Students' Union side entrance via the ramp.