Welcome to Leicester

Information for distance learning students

david wilson library at nightCongratulations 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:


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

Student Learning Development

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

Career 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.

IT Services: a guide for distance learning students

Our IT services team have put together a guide for distance learning students (log-in required) 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!

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