Sunday 23 September 2018

You will need to book in advance for most events (except those which say 'No booking required').

Many events are repeated throughout the week - check out what's on when. You only need to book for one of each event.

Check locations on the campus map.

Welcome to the University of Leicester

  • 10.00am – 11.00am 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

You’ll be welcomed by staff, learn about Leicester and the University, and be given all the key information you need to know about being a University of Leicester student. 

This talk is to welcome you to the University more broadly and is open to both parents and new students. If you’re a new student staying in University accommodation you will also need to attend your mandatory welcome talk in your halls of residence.

Living in the UK 

  • 11.00am – 12.00pm 
  • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suites, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing 
  • Book your place

New to living in the UK? Find out all you need to know about UK culture and what it’s like living here.  

Parent Q&A 

  • 11.00am – 11.30am 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

As a parent you want to ensure your son or daughter has the right support around them and is safe. Come along and ask any questions you may have. 

Information Fair 

  • 12.00pm – 2.00pm 
  • Marquee on Events Square 
  • No booking required

Find out about the student support here at Leicester including welfare, accommodation, sport and more. Parents and family members welcome. You will also have the opportunity to buy books at a discount price.

GP (doctor) Registration 

  • 12.00pm – 2.00pm 
  • Marquee on Events Square 
  • No booking required

Register with Victoria Park Health Centre to have access to your local GP (doctor) close to the University.

Let’s Get Cooking

  • 12.00pm – 2.00pm 
  • Outside SHOP! on the Events Square
  • No booking required

Get involved in our Let’s Get Cooking session and learn more about our Residence Life events running throughout the year.

Campus Tours

Get to know your campus with our Welcome Team who will walk you around, pointing out all the key places you need to know.

Welcome to the University of Leicester

  • 1.00pm – 2.00pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

You’ll be welcomed by staff, learn about Leicester and the University, and be given all the key information you need to know about being a University of Leicester student.

Parent Q&A 

  • 2.00pm – 2.30pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

As a parent you want to ensure your son or daughter has the right support around them and is safe. Come along and ask any questions you may have. 

Living in the UK 

  • 2.00pm – 3.00pm 
  • Ogden Lewis Seminar Suites, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

New to living in the UK? Find out all you need to know about UK culture and what it’s like living here.

Keeping Safe and Well Talk

  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

Looking after yourself is important. Come along for advice on how to stay fit and healthy, and how to stay safe in and around campus.

Campus Tours 

  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm  
  • Leaving from red gazebo outside SHOP! 
  • Book your place

Get to know your campus with our Welcome Team who will walk you around, pointing out all the key places you need to know.

Finance and Part-Time Work

  • 4.00pm – 5.00pm 
  • Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing
  • Book your place

Come along for answers to financial questions and important visa information you need to know, especially if you would like to work part-time whilst studying in the UK.