Choosing where to live in a new city can present tricky decisions and the potential to make or break a student experience. Should you live in Halls or live out in a privately rented house, which part of town? Our Housing Step-by-step Guides can help you.
Also, during your search, be sure to keep the NUS House Hunting checklist nearby to help you with your final decision. Download it here.
Free, confidential academic, housing and signposting advice and guidance.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Phone: 0116 223 1132
Location: First Floor of the Students' Union (Percy Gee Building)
Free Legal Advice Clinic
Residential Advisors in University Halls
Residential Advisors are students that are employed to provide support and guidance to other students living in the University halls of residence.
A key element of this role is to actively promote a sense of community within each residence in order to maintain the safety, health and wellbeing of all students.
All residents of University accommodation will have a Residential Advisor who will be dropping in on a regular basis to say hello and to deliver useful information or ask for them at your accommodations main Reception or click here for more information.
Student Welfare Service
Based at the Charles Wilson Building on University campus. Provide advice on financial issues, immigration, housing, leaving care, childcare, bullying and harassment and benefits.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00am to 05:00pm.
Phone: 0116 252 2448
Location: Student Services Centre, Charles Wilson Building
Citizens Advice provides free, confidential and independent advice to help people overcome their problems.
On their resources pages you can find information about how to go about renting or buying a home or just finding somewhere to live. You can also find advice on handling problems with your landlord and help to avoid losing your home.
These are available here: citizensadvice.org.uk/housing/
Phone: 0300 330 1025
Location: 60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB
Leicester City Council