International Welcome Week

International Welcome Week 2015

Our International Welcome Week is specifically designed to help you acclimatise and settle in to the University and living in Leicester To visit our facebook page go to facebook/uoliww


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Airport Pick-up

There will be a Heathrow Airport coach pick-up service available on 19th and 20th September 2015. More information will be available in July, please keep checking this website for updates.

International Welcome Week event

 Join us on the 21st or 22nd September 2015 for our welcome event 

  •  Information stands
  • Local businesses
  •  Fun activities
  • You will get the chance to meet other international students

The University of Leicester Students' Union

The Students' Union will have events and activities for you to take part in throughout the week, here are just a few of them:

  • Mini Freshers
  • Barn Dance
  • Coffee Crawl and Games

Trips, Talks and Campus Tours

Throughout the week you will be given the opportunity to attend talks which will provide you with important information such as how to open a bank account, part-time work and careers information.

There will be trips and tours you can book onto such campus tours and city tours.


The Chaplaincy is based on Campus and will be putting on events such as The English Tea Party.

Click here to see the full programme for the week  

Please note that information and updates will be communicated through this website and the International Welcome Week Facebook page.

Note: booking for activities will be open from 1st July 2015

If you have any queries please email them to

 * There will be a small nominal fee for some events, these will be clearly marked for you.

Travel information and accommodation


For help travelling to Leicester University please click here

For help obtaining accommodation click here



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IWW contact

If you have any queries or concerns about the International Welcome Week, please contact the Event Coordinator, Arti Ruparelia on