Top things to do for University Students in Leicester

A move to a new city can feel liberating but how do you get the best out of your student experience? What things can you do? Especially when money and transportation may be obstacles.

You want to work hard and build something for yourself but we all know it is equally important to have a work life balance.

Is Leicester a great place for students to study?

Leicester has progressed and is now attracting even more university students as well as international students, located right in the middle of England it is a great melting pot for  many cultures. 

It is no surprise that Leicester can also be a great place to unwind and socialise, here are our top picks of things to do in Leicester.

Free events for students in Leicester 2019

Night of culture – Black History Month 2019 @ University of Leicester students’ union, Leicester.

Sargy Mann ‘Let it be felt that the painter was there’ Exhibition launch @ Attenborough Arts centre, University of Leicester.

Artisan Winter Fair @ the Manor House, Quorn by Bawdon lodge farm.

Feminist Media studies futures: double book launch and panel discussion @ Leicester innovation centre, 128 Regent Road, Leicester.

Clay workshop @ Claudia Parsons Hall, Loughborough.

Leicester Jobs Fair @ Leicester Tigers, Welford road stadium.

Leicester Jobs Fair @ Curve Theatre, Leicester.

How to be an artist: Bruce McLean @ Attenborough Arts centre, University of Leicester.

Meditation and yoga @ Eastgate Therapies, 19-23 Humberstone Road, Leicester.

Leicester Guild Hall @ Guildhall Lane, Leicester

Leicester preloved vintage kilo @ Empire banqueting & conference hall, Leicester

Looking at what’s on offer for free over the next month, I feel the handpicked list demonstrates how interesting Leicester City can be.

Free is great and everything but sometimes it’s nice to give something back, step out of the take, take, take mentality and join MLS for an evening. MLS have generated a  considerable amount of media attention recently for providing hot meals to the homeless. 

Your environment should inspire you to be the greatest version of you, will Leicester do that for you…?  


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