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.

Leading medical teaching and research

The new Centre for Medicine is the largest investment in medical teaching and applied research by a UK university in the last decade. It is a modern, environmentally friendly building. Here students and staff research the prevention, detection and treatment of chronic diseases.

More than one million library volumes

The University’s award-winning David Wilson Library is a light and airy building. You can make use of a range of facilities including study spaces and IT facilities. Find the information you need in more than one million printed volumes. Or explore the digital library of over 50,000 electronic journals and 500,000 eBooks.

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. And 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

Leicester was named the UK’s Greatest Sporting City by ESPN in 2016. Your money will go farther in Leicester too, as Business Insider UK (2016) placed Leicester 13th in the UK among the least expensive cities for students.

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