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The Aspen Conduit Street Leicester, LE2 0BL

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120 Regent Road Leicester, England LE1 7LT

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28 De Montfort Street Leicester LE1 7GD

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8 West Walk Leicester LE1 7AG

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12-16 De Montfort Street Leicester LE1 7GT

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21 De Montfort St, Leicester LE1 7GL, UK

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138 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7PA

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9 De Montfort Mews Leicester LE1 7FW

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Rawson St, Leicester LE1 6UP, UK

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38-50 King Street, LE1 6RP

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18 Prebend Street, Leicester, LE2 0LA

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About the University of Leicester 

  1. University of Leicester distance from the City Centre:

  • Bus - 15-20 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 30-40 minutes

  1. The University of Leicester has on-campus student accommodation options with an average rent of £2,500/semester. The rent of the room includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security.

  1. The University of Leicester follows a two-semester academic year system. Each semester has around 15 weeks.

  1. The best month to book Leicester University accommodation on-campus after the university offer to study is accepted is March. Accommodation applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, which generally start with:

  • New undergraduate - February

  • New postgraduate - April

  • For returning students - March

  1. Other Campuses of the University of Leicester:

University of Leicester Student Housing Off-Campus Options 

PBSAs and Private Lets are the most popular off-campus student accommodation in Leicester. These are a little more expensive than on-campus student rooms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, modern amenities along with room rent, electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security included in bills. The only differences are:

  1. Purpose-built student accommodation: Average rent £300/month

  • Generally located within walking distance from the university.

  • Popular University of Leicester accommodation options include The Aspen, Opal Court, and Regent Road.

  1. Private Student Houses (Private Lets) with an average price of £500/month

Secure a Private Student Accommodation Near the University of Leicester Without a University Offer Letter

iQ Student Accommodation, Student Roost, and Unite Students accept advance bookings for a limited number of rooms for such students, with cancellation and refund provisions. T&C is applied according to the provider. We suggest checking our cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts.

Popular Student Areas to Live Near the University of Leicester

1. New Walk

New Walk’s average rent is around £350/month. It’s a 15-20-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include 28 De Montfort Street, 8 West Walk, and Salisbury Road.

  • Bus - 5-10 minutes

  • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

  • Walking - 15-20 minutes

2. Highfields

Highfields’ average rent is around £300/month. It’s a 25-30-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include St Martins House, Pannell House, and Renaissance House.

  • Bus - 10-15 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 25-30 minutes

3. Knighton

Knighton's average rent is around £400/month. It’s a 30-35-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include York House, Reynard House, and Brookland Road.

  • Bus - 15-20 minutes

  • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  • Walking - 30-35 minutes

Benefits of Booking Off-Campus Student Rooms Over On-Campus Accommodation

  • Early bird offer (Off-campus student accommodations generally give discounts or offers on early booking.)

  • Unlike university accommodation, there are many student room types to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute private student accommodation bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

How hard is it to get into the University of Leicester?

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It’s not extremely hard to get into the University of Leicester, as the acceptance rate is 71.2%, which shows moderate competition.

What is the University of Leicester known for?

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The university is famous for the invention of genetic fingerprinting. It’s also known for partially funding the discovery and DNA identification of the remains of King Richard III in Leicester, which is a huge deal.

Is the University of Leicester a good place for international students?

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It is a great place to study for international students. The university already has a huge number of international students who love it and are enjoying their time there.

How many international students are at the University of Leicester?

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There are approximately 4,000 international students at the University of Leicester.

Does the University of Leicester offer scholarships for international students?

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Yes, the University of Leicester offers a number of scholarships for international students.

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