University of Leicester campus

Discover your University campus

The University campus is compact so you'll find everything you need just a few minutes' walk away. It is also ideally located within easy reach of the city centre.

Facilities to support your ambitions

Make the most of your talents with the help of the University's technology and resources. The facilities at Leicester meet the needs of ambitious students. They include high-end laboratory equipment, software for data analysis and specialist archives.

A world of knowledge

The University of Leicester invest over £7 million each year in the award-winning David Wilson Library, making sure that you have the resources and services you need to support your studies. The Library is a first-class study environment with wireless access throughout, with hundreds of PCs, laptop loans, group study rooms for you to use. There are staff on hand to help, as well as a café on site. Their digital library contains over 800,000 eBooks, 65,000 electronic journals and comprehensive online support services.

Outside the classroom

There is plenty of green space for you to relax in at Leicester. Discover Victoria Park along the edge of campus. Students use it to play football or frisbee, study and spend time with friends.

Supporting you every step of the way

You will find all the advice and support you need on hand to help you enjoy your time at Leicester.

Practical support

Develop your academic skills in the Learning Development Team's workshops. You will also have access to their online guides and consultations to help you. The AccessAbility Centre offers a wide range of support services for disabled students.  The Student Welfare Service provides guidance, information and support on practical issues. Specialist areas include finance and advice for international students.

Your wellbeing

You will want to make sure you are maintaining a good study/life balance. The Healthy Living Service is available to help you take care of yourself and find the health care you need. You can get confidential emotional support from the Counselling Service. Sometimes students experience difficulties that affect their studies. At times like these the Mental Wellbeing Service is on hand with support and advice.

If you want to meet new friends, relax, pray and discuss faith, visit the Chaplaincy. It welcomes everyone regardless of faith.

Your student experience

Your studies may be the most important thing to focus on while in Leicester, but you can still enjoy a full student lifestyle. You’ll learn a lot by exploring, talking to people and discovering the city for yourself.

The University of Leicester Students’ Union building is a great place to meet and relax with other students. It is also home to one of the city’s best music venues.

Our students

Student Justine
The campus is really great and I love it. I do medical biochemistry so research is a very key part of our department. Most of our professors are doing current research when they’re not conducting lectures.

Justine from the Philippines

International Foundation Year - Science, progressed to BSc Medical Biochemistry

Life on campus

Tutor teaching in class