UCAS Visit Day - 11 March 2017



9.15am Registration

Please arrive and register in the 'Union Square' in the Students’ Union Percy Gee Building. If you arrive after the Registration period, please make your way in the first instance to the 'Union Square' in the Students’ Union Percy Gee Building.

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.

10.45am Taster Lecture – Bennett Building Lecture Theatre 3

Nick Everett, ‘Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884): America’s First Great Novel’

11.15am Subject Talks

This session will include a presentation on the joint degree you have applied for and an opportunity to find out about the various modules and special subjects options on offer throughout the course of your studies.

  • English and American Studies – Bennett Building Lecture Theatre 3
  • English and History – Bennett Building Lecture Theatre 5

11.45am Tea and Coffee

An opportunity to chat with staff from English as well as current students in David Wilson First Floor Library Seminar Room


  • Applicants: Seminar session – David Wilson First Floor Library Seminar Room 
  • Parents: Tour of the library with current students

12.30pm Lunch

Back on campus, lunch will be available from a number of outlets, including the Charles Wilson Chi, Delic!ous, Students' Union diner, and the David Wilson 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 approximately 1.5 hours.

2.45pm Plenary '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 End of visit