Welcome to Leicester

Congratulations on getting into the University of Leicester! Not only is it an amazing achievement, it’s a life changing experience you’ll never forget. To help you settle in and to make your time in Leicester even better, check out our list of our top tips on loving Leicester life below! 

Our hottest tips to help you love life at Leicester

As a University of Leicester student, you’re automatically a member of the Students' Union, where you can benefit from all the services we have to offer:

Get involved

University is all about trying new things and meeting new people. As a member of the Union you can get involved with over 220 student groups, discover volunteering opportunities, develop new skills through training and find employment as a Union student-staff member.

Make your voice heard

Student representation is at the heart of everything we do. You can make your voice heard through Union Council, act as a delegate at the National Union of Students, play a part in the Executive Officer elections or represent your peers by becoming a course or college representative. 

Leicester Talks

The Students' Union is here to help you through your time at University and there’s plenty of support available.

In September, you will be assigned a student mentor to support you in your first few months at University. You can also access academic advice from our Education Unit and we can point you in the right direction to a range of support services.

To find out more about the support services available to you, click here or email leicstalk@le.ac.uk (all communication is confidential).

See you in September!

Your time at University will be one of the most memorable experiences of your life and Freshers’ is just the first step of the journey. Embrace every opportunity and seize every moment! We look forward to meeting you very soon.