City

As a true student city, Leicester is lively, culturally diverse and easy to enjoy on a budget. The city was named the third most affordable place to live for students by NatWest in 2018, and was named most affordable place to live for students by HSBC in 2014 and 2015.

Leicester has been named as one of the best cities in which to live and work for the third year in a row. The 2019 Good Growth for Cities Index – released November 2019  – ranks Leicester in the top 10 best places for quality of life, ahead of London and neighbouring Nottingham and Derby.

We’re also a happy bunch here in Leicester! According to 9NINE Super Speed, Leicester is UK's 2nd happiest city.

The city is packed with a vibrant range of events for you to enjoy, attractions for you to explore, sports and new places to discover.

To find out more head to Visit Leicester

Get to know the City of Leicester