Student Accommodation in Leicester
Leicester Student Accommodation
If you would like to book student accommodation in Leicester, you can choose from more than 29 accommodation option on Casita's website. The city has student rooms suitable for single occupancy, double occupancy and even triple occupancy. Self-contained options like studios and flats are also available.
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Leicester, UK, is located in the East Midlands at the edge of the National Forest in Leicestershire county. It is one of the oldest cities in the country with history and architecture dating back to the Roman and Medieval times. Leicester’s population is currently about 330,000, which makes it the most populated city in the UK Midlands region.
Leicester’s weather swings from warm to mild during the summer and is cold in winter. Rain can be expected at any time of the year and generally slight sunshine. The city is considered a famous student destination and has a range of cluster student flats to choose from.
Universities in Leicester
There are two internationally recognized universities in Leicester. Students come from all over the world to attend Leicester University and DeMontfort University, along with Loughborough University and other world-class universities in Leicestershire. There are over 65,000 students choosing to study in Leicester yearly, which makes it an ideal destination for student accommodation providers.
Attractions in Leicester
Student life in Leicester is never boring with a great café culture in the city, along with a variety of affordable student restaurants and exciting nightlife options from international theatre to live music. There are many festivals and cultural events throughout the year for you to explore. The city has more than 130 parks; each one of them has its own unique character with historical ruins, waterways, sports fields, flower gardens, and wildlife. Sports fans can follow the city’s football team Leicester City FC.
Leicester is perfect for history buffs. You can visit the Guildhall, timber-framed halls dating back 600 years; Jewry Wall, Roman Ruins; Abbey Pumping Station, Museum of Science and Technology; New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, an art museum with a wide variety of collections from ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, and world art; and King Richard III Visitor Centre. Take a trip into space at the National Space Centre; it’s one of the most unique student activities in Leicester.
Leicester has great shopping areas ranging from various boutiques and markets to high-street brands. The Haymarket Shopping Centre has a variety of fashion stores all under one roof, while Leicester Market has over 700 years of history; it offers fresh produce of fruits, vegetables, and seafood.
Leicester is well-connected with great rail and road links to the rest of the UK. A train ride from Leicester to London is just over an hour. Other cities near Leicester include Nottingham, Coventry, and Birmingham. Leicester has extensive public transport links within the city itself for hassle-free connections from your student accommodation in Leicester to your university.