Modern Languages

Modern Languages sessions

Open School, 12.15pm–2.15pm Studying Modern Languages talk followed by Summer School and Year Abroad Presentations and Q&A (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 3)

This session is an opportunity for you to meet some of our current students, and learn first-hand about their Summer School and Year Abroad experiences. Members of Staff from French, Italian, Spanish & Latin American Studies, and Translation Studies, will also be there to talk to you about your degree options, module choices, employability and career opportunities. Light refreshments will be available during this session, and you can also visit the Modern Languages Study Centre (our students' dedicated learning space), accompanied by current students and Modern Languages tutors, if you wish to.

General university life sessions

Welcome to the University of Leicester

A talk by Professor Edmund Burke, Acting Vice-Chancellor, and Professor Turi King, Professor of Public Engagement and Reader in Genetics and Archaeology, assisted by one of our current students. All three talks will be held in the Peter Williams Lecture Theatre:

  • 10.00am–10.30am
  • 11.30am–12.00pm*
  • 1.00pm-1.30pm*

*The 11.30am and 1.00pm talks will be given by Professor Phil Baker, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Life Sciences, with Professor King and one of our students.

10.00am–10.30am

  • Student Finance (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 2)
  • Mature Students at Leicester (Percy Gee Students' Union Building, Gee's)

10.45am–11.15am

  • Accommodation (Peter Williams Lecture Theatre)
  • Disability Support  (Attenborough Building, Room 002)

11.30am–12.00pm

  • Applying to University and Writing Personal Statements (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 2)
  • Employability (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 3)
  • The Students' Union at Leicester (Students' Union Building, Gee's)

12.15pm–12.45pm

  • Accommodation (Peter Williams Lecture Theatre)
  • Employability (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 2)
  • Life as a Mature Student (Percy Gee Students' Union Building, Gee's)

1.00pm–1.30pm

  • Student Finance (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 2)
  • Study Abroad and Global Opportunities (Bennett Building, Lecture Theatre 8)
  • Personal Statements and Student Finance for Mature Students (Percy Gee Students' Union Building, Gee's)

1.45pm–2.15pm

  • Applying to University and Writing Personal Statements (Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 2)
  • Employability (Bennett Building, Lecture Theatre 3)

2.30pm–3.00pm

  • Accommodation (Peter Williams Lecture Theatre) 
  • Study Abroad and Global Opportunities (Attenborough Building, Lecture Theatre 3)
  • The Students' Union at Leicester (Percy Gee Students' Union Building, Gee's)

Drop-in sessions

Application Help Zone

Stop by Mission Control in the marquee on Centenary Square between 10.00am-3.00pm to speak with staff about admissions enquiries; student finance; personal statement writing; student welfare and access support.

Living at home whilst studying

Stop by Mission Control in the marquee on Centenary Square between 10.00am-3.00pm where our current students will be chatting about their experiences of living at home whilst studying, giving advice and answering your questions.