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Student Accommodation in Leicester

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Tudor Studios
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13 mins walk to Central Leicester
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9 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Opal Court
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19 mins by public transport to Central Leicester
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Newarke Street
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9 mins walk to Central Leicester
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16 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Regents Court
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17 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Brookland Road
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26 mins by public transport to Central Leicester
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Rose House
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11 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Eastern Boulevard
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14 mins by public transport, 16 mins walk to Central Leicester
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The Summit
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16 mins by public transport, 18 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Liberty Park
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18 mins by public transport, 20 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Upperton Road
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17 mins by public transport, 20 mins walk to Central Leicester
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Leicester Etymology - Where Does the Name Leicester Come From? 

Derived from an Old English origin, the name Leicester comes from the word “ceaster” which means "Roman town."

What is Leicester Famous For?

Leicester Location

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 Roman and Medieval times. Leicester is only five minutes to London by car, with a distance of 0.6 mi/0.9km. 

Why Book a Student Accommodation in Leicester? 

Leicester has great shopping 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. 

Student life in Leicester is never boring with a great café culture in the city, along with a variety of restaurants and exciting nightlife options from international theatre and comedy 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 Climate 

Weather and Temperature

Leicester’s weather is warm during the summer and cold in winter. Rain can be expected at any time throughout the year with very little sunshine expected. 

9.9 °C | 49.8 °F is the annual average temperature. July is the warmest month with an average temperature of 16.7 °C | 62.1 °F. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 4.2 °C | 39.6 °F. 

What to Pack and Leicester Local Timing

Coming from somewhere already cold, you will not be needing any drastic changes in your wardrobe. However, coming from a country with tropical weather, a wardrobe makeover will be quite the move. Pack any cold weather basics, jackets, coats, thermals, scarfs, heat preserving shoes, ear muffs, gloves, caps and rain gear.    

GMT is Leicester local timing, keep this in mind when booking your travels and student accommodation in Leicester.

Is Leicester Rural or Urban? 

Leicester is considered the county city of Leicestershire. Therefore, it’s considered to be urban. 

What are Some Must-Visit Places in Leicester?

Leicester is perfect for history buffs and space lovers. You can visit the Guildhall for a tour within a few timber-framed halls dating back 600 years or more, or take a trip into space at the National Space Centre. Additionally, you can check out Jewry Wall, Abbey Pumping Station, Museum of Science and Technology and New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, an art museum with a wide variety of collections from ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, and world art. 

Universities in Leicester 

There are two internationally recognized universities in Leicester. Students come from all over the world to attend Leicester University and De Montfort University.  Yearly, over 65,000 students choose to study at a university in Leicester. 

Transportation In Leicester 

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.

Famous Neighbourhoods For Student Accommodation in Leicester 

Oxford St, Jarrom St, Eastern Boulevard, Newarke Street, Newarke Street, Marble Street, Castle Street, Grange Lane.    

Other Student Accommodation In UK

Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Leicester, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities: 

London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Aberystwyth, Aberdeen, Belfast, Bradford, Bath, Brighton, Bedford, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cambridge, Carlisle, Colchester, Canterbury, Cheltenham, Coventry, Cardiff, Chester, Derby, Dundee, Durham, Egham, Exeter, Falmouth, Gloucester, Guildford, Hatfield, Huddersfield, Hull, Ipswich, Kingston, Lancaster, Lincoln, Loughborough, Leeds, Luton, Medway, Newcastle, Norwich, Newcastle under Lyme, Nottingham, Newport, Oxford, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Salford, Stirling, Sunderland, Sheffield, Stockton on tees, Swansea, Southampton, Stoke, Winchester, Wrexham, Wolverhampton, Worcester, York


Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How much do the rooms cost?

The average cost of a student room in Leicester is £95 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.

2. Do you have studios /ensuites available?

Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.

3. Can I pay in instalments?

Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.

4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?

This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.

4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?

This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.

5. How to complete my booking?

Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.

6. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Leicester?

Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.

7. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Leicester?

Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.

8. Who can book with Casita?

All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.

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