International Welcome Week 2015

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


For more information about what's on visit our online programme by clicking here

or download our pdf version by clicking here

Some of our smaller activities have limited numbers of tickets available.  These are available on a first come first served basis.  Some activities don't require tickets - check out the programme for information on what's going on during the week

IF AN ACTIVITY IS SOLD OUT DON'T WORRY - WE HAVE MORE TICKETS COMING SOON - CHECK BACK AFTER 31ST AUGUST 2015 - some activities are smaller venues so are available on a first come first served basis only  


Please note that you can only book onto one 'Campus Tour' and one 'Information Talk'. You must also book onto one 'Welcome Event' as this will be your registration for the International Welcome Week (please see below).

International Welcome Week Event - Join us on the 21st or 22nd September 2015. 

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

Airport Pick-up

There will be a Heathrow Airport coach pick-up service available on 19th and 20th September 2015. Please click here to apply.

Trips, Talks and Campus Tours

There will be talks which will provide you with important information. Please book your place through our booking form .

Information talks will cover:

Welcome, Student support Service, Health, Host & Fossil, Studying in Leicester, Careers & looking for work, Student Union, Safety, British culture, Banking and budgeting and police registration.Warwick Castle

There are trips and tours you can book onto such as:

  • Trip to Warwick Castle, please click here to book a place
  • Trip to King Richard III Centre, please click here to book a place

Additional Information

Visit our Facebook page for updates and competitions.

Follow us on Twitter at

If you have any queries, please click here to see our FAQs (frequently asked questions) or you can email your query 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 the University of Leicester please click here Welcome cloud

If you are applying for accommodation for the first time, please click here.

If you have already booked your accommodation for the start of term and would like to move in earlier to attend the IWW, please click here to apply for early arrival accommodation.




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IWW contact

If you have any queries or concerns about the International Welcome Week, please contact the Event Co-ordinator, Arti Ruparelia at