Book your spot in modern student accommodation in a great location in the centre of Leicester. Dynamic and diverse, the city is home to three world-class universities and distinctive neighbourhoods that offer a warm welcome to students.
Stylish student homes that puts you at the heart of the action. Choose from smart apartment living in en suite rooms or spacious studios. De Montfort University and the University of Leicester are a short walk away, and Loughborough University is 10 minutes by train. And if you're looking for a break from city life, explore Leicestershire's rivers and rolling hills for the day.
Leicester: distinctive & diverse
From its cobbled Lanes to its famed Golden Mile, lined with Indian shops and restaurants, Leicester's cityscape is unique and exciting. From your new student home, you'll have easy access to everything this special city has to offer – whether you're on campus or making the most of its vibrant culture and nightlife.
Home to Kasabian, Leicester has a buzzing music scene, with iconic venues and regular music festivals. Head to Golden Mile for authentic Indian curries, the multicultural West End to see ‘the world in one street', leafy New Walk, and St George's Cultural Quarter for cocktails, street food and nightlife.
The city is famed for its diversity and hosts the largest Diwali celebrations outside India and the second largest Caribbean festival in the UK, as well as Hindu and Sikh Festival of Light. When it comes to the arts, the state-of-the-art Curve theatre sits at the heart of the city's Cultural Quarter, while the Attenborough Arts Centre offers pioneering performance. Contemporary and Indian classical dance is performed in venues throughout the city, and Phoenix is a centre for cinema and digital culture.
Leicester's history goes back to Roman times and some of the finest Roman remains in the UK can be found in the city. In 2012, the lost grave of Richard III was found beneath a car park and there's now a visitor centre telling the story of the discovery. Leicester was home to a thriving textile industry in Victorian times and was also a centre of railway engineering. Discover more with visits to Leicester Cathedral and the Great Central Railway.
Travel to Leicester by train on the London-Sheffield or Birmingham-Peterborough lines. The M1 gives access to the city centre by road. And East Midlands Airport is 20 minutes away. Leicester is a cycle-friendly city, plus there are many bus routes and taxis.