Information for distance learning students

Congratulations on getting a place on your distance learning course at Leicester! Even though you may not visit the campus while you're studying with us, many aspects of the University are available to you as a distance learner:

David Wilson library at nightLibrary

The University Library provides extensive support to distance learners, including electronic access and a photocopying service.


Student filling in a formStudent Learning Development

Student Learning Development has a range of online resources to help you develop your academic and research skills


Students talking to employers at a careers fairCareer Development Service

Our Career Development Service is here to help you, whatever stage of your career journey you're at. You can also use our MyCareers portal to view and apply for vacancies in the UK and worldwide.


Student using a computerIT Services: a guide for distance learning students

Our IT services team have put together a guide for distance learning students to find out about the file access, referencing programs and accessing the digital library. You can even get Microsoft Office for free through Microsoft Student Advantage!