Summer Vacation Guide

Posted by lr204 at Jul 01, 2019 03:14 PM |
Information about available support, opening times and event highlights.

The summer vacation runs until 23 September 2019. While many of you will have returned to your hometowns, those still in Leicester can access a range of services and enjoy events both on and off-campus.

Campus opening times

  • Your Student Services Centre is open between 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • The AccessAbility Centre is open between 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Sexual health, Headspace and independent sexual violence adviser clinics do not run during the vacation. For information on how to access clinics off campus visit our Need Help? pages.
  • The Students' Union is open 8.00am-6.00pm on weekdays. It is closed on weekends.

Please bear in mind that the Bank Holiday on Monday 26 August may affect opening times.

The Gatehouse Chaplaincy Centre is not generally open during the vacation but Chaplains are available and can be contacted directly; messages can be left on 0116 285 6493 or emails sent to Emergency contact details will be also be on the webpage and answerphone.  Faith Advisors' information and contact details can also be found on the Chaplaincy webpage.

Event highlights

Keep an eye out for the Student Events Guide, arriving in your student email inbox on Wednesday 3 July. Some particular highlights include:

  • Leicester Festival of Health, Saturday 6 July
  • Leicester Caribbean Carnival, Saturday 3 August
  • City Festival, Monday 19 - Sunday 25 August
  • Leicester Pride, Saturday 31 August

Find more events and activities, including our fortnightly Global Café, at

Emergency support

  • If you're in an emergency on campus please call Security on 0116 252 2888. For serious emergencies contact 999.
  • If you want to report a non-emergency call security on 0116 252 2023. Alternatively visit the 24-hour Security Lodge, opposite the Danielle Brown Sports Centre.
  • Receptions in Oadby Student Village and City Living are open 24/7 as usual.
  • The Samaritans are open every day of the year. If you need someone to talk to – please call them on 116 123.

Moving out? Donate unwanted house items – more information here.

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