International students

Information for international students currently studying at the University of Leicester.

At the University of Leicester, we welcome students from all over the world. Whether you are studying here for your degree or just visiting on an exchange or study-abroad programme, we will do our best to make your stay in the UK an enjoyable and productive one.

Fees for International students continuing their studies at Leicester can be found on the Finance web pages.

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Living in the UK - support for International Students 
The Student Support and Development Service (SSDS) website contains information on: immigration and Visas; working in the UK; life in the UK; financial advice; advice for students with families. 

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Visa renewal
It is vital that you have an up-to-date student visa during your time here. The Student Welfare Service website has advice on how to renew your visa and other immigration matters.

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Social Opportunities
The International Students' Association website has information about events, activities and trips for international students.

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English Language Support
The English Language Teaching Unit website provides information about language courses and support for students who are currently studying at the University of Leicester.

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Working in the UK
The Student Welfare Service provides information and advice on the requirements for international students to work in the UK whilst studying.

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Career Development
The Career Development Service website has a dedicated section to help you with job hunting and networking.

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Contact us

For futher information please contact the International Office:

T: +44(0) 1162522296

or the Student Welfare Office:

T: +44(0) 1162521185


Term dates

Please see the Terms and Semesters page for the dates of current and future academic years.