Student Life

Leicester is a great place to spend your student years. We have a rich array of activities and opportunities. Your time at university should be about more than just lectures and exams – We offer together with the Student Union a huge number of ways to enjoy yourself, keep busy and make friends.



Starting at university is an exciting time and we realise how important it is to you to find the right place to live.

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Teaching and Learning

The University aims to provide an excellent teaching and learning experience for all our students

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After a hard day in a lecture theatre why not get involved in some of the many sports we have on offer?

Sport at the University of Leicester
International Students

Information for your country

We welcome students from more than 70 countries. Studying at Leicester can be very fulfilling and a passport to a successful life and career.

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Distance Learners

Distance learning degree courses

Leicester is one of the biggest suppliers of Higher Education distance learning courses in the UK.

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Leicester is lively, culturally diverse and easy to enjoy on a student budget

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We recognise that parents, carers and supporters will want to know more about applying to Leicester

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We recognise that teachers will want to know more about the application process at Leicester

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We have a range of services in place to ensure that advice, guidance and support is available when needed

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