Money, visas and accommodation help

I need help managing my money or financial advice

If you have concerns about managing your money, trained advisors in the welfare service can help go through the options that are available for you. If you are having financial difficulties you may be eligible for funding from the hardship fund. Find out information about paying your fees.

  • Contact: visit the Student Services Centre for more information, between Monday and Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm. You can also call us on 0116 223 1185.

I need careers support, including part time work

Career Development Service

Whether you have a clear career path in mind, or not, the Career Development Service can help you to gain experience, help you with your CV, covering letter and applications in the appointments, and with the Leicester Award.

  • Contact: Visit us in the Student Services Centre, 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, including to book an appointment, or visit the website


Our in-house recruitment service provides part time work opportunities throughout term and holiday time.

  • Contact: Visit the Unitemps website to register and to see what is available, or visit us in the Student Services Centre, 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

I need help with a visa or immigration issue

You can get support with international student queries through the Student Services Service. Find more information on our international student pages.

  • Contact: email or visit the Student Services Centre, 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

I need help with an accommodation issue

University managed accommodation

The Residence Life Team are on hand to offer support and help whilst you are in halls of residences.

Private accommodation

If you live in a SU Lets managed accommodation then please contact them for help with any queries.

The Citizens’ Advice Bureau can provide advice on housing issues, rights and responsibilities.

  • Contact: visit the Citizens’ Advice Bureau’s website. The nearest Citizens’ Advice centre is 60 Charles Street, Leicester – you need to book an appointment in advance to see an advisor.

Shelter provide information and support on housing issues, including private renting.

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