Teachers and careers advisers

The Future Students Office provides expert information, advice and guidance to students, parents and teachers through from Primary School to Mature learners, wherever you are in the world.

Our mission is to provide students from all backgrounds with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their future. The team, experts in their field, will help you meet your Gatsby benchmarks by providing encounters with Higher Education via the delivery of engaging talks and workshops, facilitating academic visits and our brilliant subject taster days. We’ll also attend your Careers events and put on fantastic conferences and regional networking opportunities

Welcome to Leicester

In their own words, students share their experiences of studying and living here.

Meet the team

Our dedicated UK Recruitment and Outreach team is on hand to help you and your students in their journey into higher education.

Follow the team on our Twitter and Instagram for regular updates and live sessions throughout the year.

Meet the team

Digital University Advice Playlist

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We have created a digital playlist of university advice for you and your students. These include, Personal Statements, Student Finance, Choosing a Course and Student Life:

Watch here

What's on offer?

We have a broad range of enrichment activities and information sessions available for all year groups including for Access to HE students, both on campus and in schools and colleges.

We can also look at developing specific programmes to meet your needs, so if you don't find what you are looking for please contact us and we will be happy to discuss these with you.

Take a look at what’s on offer

Personal statement springboard

Writing your personal statement? Dive into our pool of summer activities for Year 12 students to give your statement that additional boost it needs to score a 10 on the judges scorecard.

Dive in now

Subject taster days

Over 1,000 students attended our Subject Taster Days last year and we’ll be opening bookings for our Autumn calendar of Digital Subject Taster Days from 1 September 2020. We also have our Main Event Virtual Open Day on Saturday 19 September.

Book your place now

Wednesday wisdom webinar

Both you and your students can join us live for tailored advice on applying to higher education including choosing a course, personal statement, student finance and applying late.

Book your place

Progression programmes

We also offer Post-16 Progression Programmes and if you are a teacher or Year 12 student at a school/college in the East Midlands, please visit our Progression Programme website to find out more.

Find out more about the programme

Sign up to our Newsletter

To find out more about the services we can provide and spotlights on subjects, why not sign up to our monthly teacher and adviser newsletter? Our team also welcomes requests via email at schools@le.ac.uk and will respond within 5 working days.

Sign up here

Teachers and Advisers Conference 2020

Our 2020 Digital Teachers and Advisers Conference has now taken place, but you can access the recordings from the day below. Hear from our Vice Chancellor Professor Nishan Canagarajah and Clare Marchant, CEO of UCAS, amongst many other colleagues, students and sector practitioners.

Teachers and Advisers Conference

Continuing Professional Development

Our School of Education offers enjoyable and challenging CPD courses covering a wide range of curriculum and specialist subjects. Postgraduate Certificates and Masters degrees are offered part-time, and currently these programmes are subsidised by the TDA for those with Qualified Teacher Status.

CPD