International Welcome Week 2016

Our International Welcome Week is specifically designed to help you to meet other students and settle in to the University and living in Leicester.

The International Welcome Week will commence from Monday 19th September 2016. You will need to book a place for some events and activities, please see the Activities section below.

Visiting Exchange Students (Erasmus and Study Abroad) ONLY: If you are an Erasmus or Study Abroad student i.e. you are coming to study at The University of Leicester as part of an exchange programme for a couple of months or a year then please visit the Study Abroad and Erasmus Exchange page for your airport pick-up and orientation programme.

Events and Activities

Travel and Airport pick-up



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Peer Mentoring Scheme

The University of Leicester are giving all new undergraduate students the opportunity to have a Mentor. The Mentor will be a student preferably from your Main/Major department in their second, third or fourth year.

Click here for more information.

IWW contact

If you have any queries or concerns about the International Welcome, please see our FAQs section or email