Campus facilities

For parking facilities, see Travel and Parking


  • Leicester Conferences is the dedicated conferencing and events team within the University of Leicester.

cafe in the David Wilson Library

Food and drink

Contact the Catering Service:, ext. 2212. For details of catering on campus see the HereforU website.

IT services

For all IT-related queries, contact the Service Desk on ext. 2253 or

Exterior shot of the David Wilson Library


During term, the David Wilson Library is open 24 hours from 9.00am Sunday until midnight Friday, and Saturday 9.00am until midnight. The Library is open 24/7 during the January and May exam periods.

Print and design

Design Services and Print Services are both located in the Fielding Johnson South Wing.

a projector

Room bookings

Please note that AV equipment for a room must be booked separately to the room itself.

Security and maintenance

The Security Office is in the Security Lodge next to the Fielding Johnson Building.

people using the equipment at the Greenhouse gym

Sport and recreation

See also Clubs and Societies

Attenborough Arts Centre

Attenborough Arts Centre (formerly Embrace Arts) is the place for arts and education. As the University of Leicester's arts centre offers opportunities to participate without barriers in ways that challenge and inspire. People can engage with the arts as audiences, performers and learners.

Botanic Gardens

At Beaumont Hall in Oadby there is a sixteen acre botanic garden. The garden has an array of interesting features, including an arboretum, a herb garden, woodland and herbaceous borders, rock gardens, a water garden, the National Collections of Skimmia, Aubrieta, hardy Fuchsia and Lawson's Cypress, and a series of glasshouses displaying temperate and tropical plants, alpines and succulents.

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