As a true student city, Leicester is lively, culturally diverse and easy to enjoy on a student budget. The city was named most affordable place to live for students by HSBC in 2014 and 2015. In 2016 Leicester was named 9th best city in the UK in the Good Growth for Cities index (which looks at everything from transport and jobs to health, affordability, equality and working hours). The city has a rich heritage in sport, culture and industry with events, facilities and attractions to suit every lifestyle.