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APRIL

Opportunities Fair

April vacation guide
Throughout April
Various places

Discover events, support and changes to opening hours during the Easter vacation.

 

Opportunities Fair

Easter celebration
19 April, from 10.00am
Various places, Leicester City Centre

Join the procession between three different locations in the city centre as actors, choirs and contributors from across the county retell Christ’s journey to the cross. If you want to walk down with other people, meet at the Chaplaincy at 9.30am.

Opportunities Fair

St George's Festival
20 April, 12.00pm-5.00pm
Orton Square and Cultural Quarter

Enjoy the annual family friendly festival on Orton Square with music, dance and live performances on the square and in venues across the Cultural Quarter.

MAY

Leics Talk About...

Leics Talk About...My Net Worth
1 May, 6.00pm-8.00pm 
Gee's, Students' Union

How does the colour of your skin affect your experience of the workplace? Are you constantly code-switching? Is there a right way to present  yourself professionally? Featuring speaker Daniel Akinbisehin, alumnus and former ACS President.

 

Global cafe

Global Cafe
2 May, 5.00pm-7.00pm
Graduate Lounge

Travel the world without leaving campus at our fortnightly Global Café. Make friends, celebrate different cultures, and improve your language skills. Sign up to the Facebook event.

 

Varsity cricket match
7 May, 4.30pm
Grace Road

Support our men's first team in one of the final Varsity matches of the season against De Montfort University.

Varsity cricket match
7 May, TBC
Kibworth Cricket Club

Support our men's second team in one of the final Varsity matches of the season against De Montfort University.

law

Exam Destress Activities
7-24 May
Students' Union

Helping you to keep your stress levels down during exam time.

Varsity rowing regatta
8 May, 1.30pm
Leicester Rowing Club

Support our men's and women's in one of the final Varsity matches of the season against De Montfort University.

Global cafe

Global Cafe
16 May, 5.00pm-7.00pm
Graduate Lounge

Travel the world without leaving campus at our fortnightly Global Café. Make friends, celebrate different cultures, and improve your language skills. Sign up to the Facebook event.

 

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End of Year Barbecue
30 May, 5.30pm
Chaplaincy

Celebrate the end of the year, with a barbecue at the Chaplaincy.

JUNE

Riverside Festival
1 and 2 June, from 12.00pm
Bede Park, Mile Straight, Western Boulevard & Castle Gardens

 The Riverside Festival includes fun fairs, street food, live music, narrow boat rally and the return of the Broken Records Swing Festival.

Leics Talk About...

Leics Talk About...Journeys into Further Study
5 June, 6.00pm-8.00pm
Gee's, Students' Union

Discuss your personal journey to, through and after further study, including overcoming ‘imposter syndrome’ and the benefits of further study on your life and career. Featuring University of Leicester PhD student Pelumi Obasaju.

 

Band in the Garden
2 June, 3.00pm-5.00pm
Botanic Garden, Glebe Road

Bring your own deckchair and picnic and enjoy pieces from Wigston Brass Band.

Global cafe

Global Cafe
6 June, 5.00pm-7.00pm
Graduate Lounge

Travel the world without leaving campus at our fortnightly Global Café. Make friends, celebrate different cultures, and improve your language skills. Sign up to the Facebook event.

 

Choir in the Garden
9 June, 3.00pm-4.30pm
Botanic Garden, Glebe Road

Bring your own deckchair and picnic and enjoy songs from the City of Leicester Singers.

Language Summer Schools
10-21 June
Main campus

Learn beginner Ancient Greek, British Sign Language, French, German, Latin or Spanish in our intensive two week summer school.

Research Bytes Competition
14 June, 1.00pm-5.00pm
George Davies Centre, Lecture Theatre 2

The challenge: three minutes, one presentation slide. Watch our researchers share their research using this format.

Plant Sale
30 June, 10.00am-5.00pm
Botanic Garden, Glebe Road

Whether you are looking for plants for your garden, craft items for gifts, or an enjoyable day out with friends and neighbours, there is something for everyone.

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