About Leicester

EU referendum result: Incoming or outgoing students currently studying (or about to study in 2018-19 and 2019-20) under the Erasmus+ programme are not affected by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. For the latest information, please visit: www.le.ac.uk/brexit

Leicester in UK

Where is Leicester?

Leicester is a city located in the East Midlands region of England, approximately 100 miles (160 km) north-west of London.

Leicester is well-connected to public transport, and an excellent base for exploring both the UK and continental Europe.

You can learn more about our University and our city in the University's Study With Us web pages:

  • Life in Leicester: history, facts & figures, academic legacy, information about the University and campus

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