Student Welfare Service

Student Welfare Service provides information, advice and guidance for prospective and current students, parents, and staff on a wide range of practical and personal issues

International Student Support

Specialist support, immigration advice, visa renewal scheme, welcome and farewell activities

Financial Support

Wide-ranging information and advice on funding issues, hardship funds, maximising income, assistance with registration

Living in Leicester

Comprehensive information and advice on housing issues including contracts, issues with housemates and neighbours, safety and security

General Welfare Support

General Welfare Support


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Student Welfare Service Wins National Award!

Congratulations to the University of Leicester Student Welfare Service, for winning Best Innovative Activity at the National Student Money Advice Awards 2015!

This is an amazing achievement for the Welfare Service, and demonstrates the unique approach taken when engaging with students at the University of Leicester.

The award was in recognition of the MiserChef Competition, which ran earlier in 2015 as part of the events during National Student Money Week.

For more information please see the News and Announcements article.

The Student Welfare Service looks forward to rolling out more award-winning events in the near future!

Scam targeting students asking for bank details

There is a phishing email going around targeting Leicester students.

The e-mail appears to be from Student Finance England and asks students to provide bank account details etc.

Be on the look out for phishing emails?? DO NOT give your bank account details.

Students should report any suspicious messages they receive to the Students Loan Company.

There is further info / guidance etc at 

If you need further help please contact the Student Welfare Service 

Contact Us

Student Welfare Service
1st Floor Percy Gee Building
University of Leicester
University Road

Tel: +44(0)116 223 1185
Fax: +44(0)116 223 1196