The Leicester Award

The Leicester Award is a personal development programme helping you to be the best version of yourself. Through workshops, you will explore your strengths and motivations, reflect on your experiences, and develop new skills. The programme is a core component of your first year and is available to everyone. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you’re from or whether you know where you want to go the Leicester Award will help you to reach your potential.

The Leicester Award gives you the opportunity to discover new skills, new experiences and new friendships. It’ll enrich your student life by encouraging you to challenge yourself and try new things. You’ll develop your confidence, resilience, decision making skills and help you to create a bright future for yourself.

“I feel this has helped me to outline my own strengths and weaknesses allowing me to know what I’m good at and what areas I need to improve on.”
First year Psychology student

“It really opens your eyes to what you learnt and what your goals and aspirations are.”
First year Media and Communications student