Welcome to the University of Leicester

We want you to enjoy your experience with us and these pages are designed to help you find lots of important information to help you quickly settle in to your new life at Leicester. We hope you find your time here successful and enjoyable – good luck as you begin your time at Leicester!

Before you get here

We’ve covered the key things you need to do before you arrive at University. Do them as soon as you can and you won’t go far wrong.

Find out what to do before you get here


All first year and foundation students are invited to a Matriculation Ceremony on Tuesday 26 September – your formal welcome to the University.

More about Matriculation

Support and wellbeing

We’re here to help you look after your wellbeing so that you can make the most of the academic and extra-curricular opportunities on offer.

Support available at Leicester

Fees and finance

Everything you need to know about paying your student fees at the University of Leicester.

More about fees

International students

We have a wide range of support available and our International Office is on hand to offer help and guidance.

Find out more