English

The School of English will hold UCAS Visit Days on these dates for applicants who have received an offer to start at Leicester in 2017:

BA English and BA Major in English

  • Saturday 11 February 2017
  • Wednesday 15 February 2017
  • Saturday 18 February 2017
  • Saturday 18 March 2017
  • Saturday 8 April 2017

BA English and History and BA English and American Studies only

  • Wednesday 22 February 2017
  • Saturday 11 March 2017

For French and English, Spanish and English and Italian and English please see School of Modern Languages.

For History of Art and English and Film Studies and English please see History of Art and Film.

If you are unable to attend any of these dates please email english@le.ac.uk

How to Book

You will need to log in to our MyStudentRecord system to book your visit day. If you have not already signed up for a MyStudentRecord account, you will need to click on the ‘New User’ button and follow the on-screen instructions to create your password.

If you already have a MyStudentRecord account, you will need to log in using your username and password. Your username is your University of Leicester ID number which you will find on your visit day invite email, on your offer letter or on your application acknowledgement email.

Once you have logged into MyStudentRecord you will need to click on the My Applications tab to book your visit day.

Amending Your Booking

If you already have a booking and you need to change the information you submitted, change the date or you wish to cancel your booking please log back in to MyStudentRecord and click on the My Applications tab.

Travel information

If you have already booked your place please visit our travel information page for details on how to get to the University by car and by public transport.

Programme

For all courses (except on Saturday 11 March for BA English and American Studies only)

9.15am Registration
Please register at 'The Square' in the Students' Union (campus map) and collect your programme for the day. (If you arrive after 10.00am, you should still go to 'The Square'.)

10.00am Welcome to the University of Leicester talk
This will include a short presentation introducing the University of Leicester.

10.15am Visit to Oadby Student Village accommodation
This visit will take you to the main Halls of Residence at the Oadby Student Village, a 15-minute bus ride from the main campus, and you will be able to view the social facilities and a typical student room. There is also a drop-in talk on student life taking place which you may wish to attend. The trip lasts approx. one and a half hours.

11.45am Campus Tour OR Tour of City Living accommodation
You will be given the choice of either a tour of the main campus or a walking tour to see the City Living student accommodation. Both tours are given by our Student Ambassadors.

12.30pm Lunch and Department Visit
Back on campus, lunch will be available from a number of outlets, including Chi, Delic!ous, the Union diner, and the Library Café.
Following lunch, you will have the opportunity to find out more about studying English at Leicester, attend a taster lecture and be able to ask questions of our students and the Admissions tutor.

3.30pm Visit Day ends

Programme for BA English and American Studies on Saturday 11 March only:

9.15am Registration
Please register at 'The Square' in the Students' Union (campus map) and collect your programme for the day. (If you arrive after 10.00am, you should still go to 'The Square'.)

10.00am Campus Tour OR Tour of City Living accommodation
You will be given the choice of either a tour of the main campus or a walking tour to see the City Living student accommodation. Both tours are given by our Student Ambassadors.

10.45 Department Session and Lunch
You will have the opportunity to find out more about studying English and American Studies, and be able to ask questions of our students and the Admissions tutor.
After the department session, lunch will be available from a number of outlets, including Chi, Delic!ous, the Union diner, and the Library Café.

1.15pm Visit to Oadby Student Village accommodation
This visit will take you to the main Halls of Residence at the Oadby Student Village, a 15-minute bus ride from the main campus, and you will be able to view the social facilities and a typical student room. There is also a drop-in talk on student life taking place which you may wish to attend. The trip lasts approx. one and a half hours.

2.45pm Plenery 'Thank you for visiting' session
This will include a short presentation about the University of Leicester and give staff the opportunity to thank you for visiting.

3.00pm Visit Day ends

Further information

If you have any questions about UCAS visit days please contact the School of English: