University of Leicester accommodation
As one of the most affordable student destinations in the country, you can make the most of the incredible University of Leicester campus without it breaking the bank – and when you stay at our student accommodation in Leicester, you will be close to campus and all of the great things it can offer you.
There’s nothing pretentious about the University of Leicester in the slightest. Despite being in the top 2% of institutions in the world and winning plenty of awards, Leicester is proud to have been described by Times Higher Education as “elite without being elitist”. Everyone will feel at home studying here, no matter their background. It’s an accessible and inclusive University, full of character and promise but without a ‘stuffy’ feel.
Founded as a University College in 1921, they’ve made a commitment to their students in pushing boundaries to become one of the best. They are supportive and what’s more, they achieve results! The first DNA fingerprinting was discovered at the University of Leicester, and they also found Richard the Third in a car park, too! The University aims to inspire all its students to achieve their dreams as well.
Their core values boil down to rigorous standards of academia, cohesive attitudes to taught learning and research, bringing new perspectives to established ideas, and finally, ensuring a personal experience for everyone.
Plenty of the 17,000 students that they engage on a yearly basis are international students, hailing from over 70 countries. No matter where you’re from, you’ll be welcomed with open arms.
Our Leicester University accommodation is incredibly welcoming, too. We help make the transition to student life as easy as possible.
As the most affordable student destination in the country, you can make the most of the incredible University of Leicester campus without it breaking the bank.
The campus at Leicester is renowned for being incredibly friendly, with a strong community feel. You’re on the doorstep of the city centre, but the campus itself offers loads to do – so you get the best of both worlds!
The award-winning David Wilson Library is a highlight, with study spaces in addition to computers, electronic and print editions of journals and other resources, as well as a café and more. It’s a light and airy building which will make studying that little bit less difficult. What’s more, it’s open 24 hours per day during term time, and the University invest millions into it per year to keep it running smoothly.
Also on campus you’ll find the home of the Students' Union, where you can relax and unwind at the Diner or visit Starbucks for a casual drink. There are also places to go to gigs, take part in a society, or simply hang out.
Sports fans can rest assured they’re catered to as well; and it’s one of the things Leicester does best. Their accessible and modern gym facilities on campus allow you to unwind, keep fit or train for competitions. There are over 30 sporting teams you can join for all abilities, so you’ll find something that’s right up your street.
When you stay at our University of Leicester accommodation, you will be close to campus and all of the great things it can offer you.
There are just over 11,000 undergraduate students at the University of Leicester, making your learning journey an intimate experience with plenty of room to shine.
There are a vast range of subjects on offer taught by specialists in each field. No matter which course you select, you can be totally confident in the prospects that your learning will lead to after you graduate.
The University has a great academic reputation and so your education will be looked upon favourably by employers. There’s plenty of support along the way to help guide you to your future career or even further study.
From the moment you arrive, our Leicester University accommodation will help you settle right in to your time studying in the city, and you’ll undoubtedly make friends who we hope will stay with you for life.
Want to do a research postgraduate? Or perhaps you know your strengths would lie in a taught programme? Regardless, the University of Leicester comfortably caters to both types of student. They believe that “high quality research and excellent teaching are not only complementary, they’re inseparable.” We couldn’t agree more. Whichever type of postgraduate degree you decide to take, each has its value – and at Leicester; it’s great value at that.
Thanks to the range of options available to all postgraduate students, you will be able to broaden your knowledge and consequently your horizons in the area you truly have a passion for. There are excellent provisions to gain experience in your industry, too, so you can feel truly ready for the world of work once you leave.
Plenty of the University’s 6000 postgraduates stay at our Leicester University accommodation because we provide for their specific needs. Studying is important to you, so it’s important to us and we gear up all of the rooms in our University of Leicester accommodation accordingly. You’ll also be joined by many others here at the same stage in life as you, so you’ll feel right at home!
Accommodation available in Leicester
Liberty Court is ideally located next to De Montfort University and close to Leicester's other HE institutions as well as the city centre. There are 2 locations for Liberty Court (only a 2-minute walk away from each other), the Liberty Court – Main Building is on Castle Street and the Liberty Court – Annexe Building is on Oxford Street.
The residence also provides great access to local transport, with Leicester’s train station just a short walk away and a number of bus stops in the area.
When you stay in our student accommodation, you can expect high standards as well as all-inclusive rent.
Liberty Park is really close to all of the unis in the city including De Montfort University and the University of Leicester. Thanks to the CCTV and security as standard, you’ll be safe an d secure throughout your stay.
Your new student accommodation is on Raw Dykes Road just off Jarrom Street, which places it in an excellent location close to all of the action as well as local amenities. Leicester train station isn’t too far at all, and there are also plenty of other transport options nearby to help you get around.
Your time at Liberty Park includes all-inclusive rent, so you’re always sure where you stand. You’ve also got a gym as part of that price, so you can get fit for free.
Why choose Liberty Living?
The best choice for international students
Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.
When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.
Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.
We can’t wait to meet you!
We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…
Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2017
Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2017
Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016
Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016
Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015
Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015
Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015
Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014
Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013
Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012
Winner 'Best Moving In Expreience' 2011
Winner 'Best Private Halls Provider' 2010
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Your Student Experience
Enhancing your Student Experience
Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.
We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.
Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.
Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.
Liberty Living operates in accordance with the National Code of Standards for student accommodation. The Code of Standards is run by ANUK (The Accreditation Network UK), the NUS, and Unipol Student Homes, and is supported by universities across the UK.
Liberty Living joined the Code of Standards to give our students peace of mind. You can be assured that you will enjoy a high standard of living in accordance with the Code of Standards, and a prompt resolution to problems should they ever occur when you stay at any of Liberty Living’s residences.
Liberty Living follow a distinct set of standards for our student accommodation, called the ANUK/Unipol National Codes. The purpose of these Codes, (membership of which is voluntary), is to provide students with professional housing services.
The standards chosen for the Codes reflect a balance of common sense obligations and responsibilities between landlords and tenants. They also reflect established best practice in the sector and are based on what an average student and their parents would expect of a good quality housing supplier. The standards are supported by the voice of students themselves through the National Union of Students.
What does being a member of the codes mean?
- Both parties can enjoy the benefits of good standards of housing management and practice.
- Misunderstandings and disputes are reduced.
- If problems do occur they can be promptly resolved.
- The independent complaints procedure operated by the Codes can be used for complaint resolution.
Looking for somewhere to stay over the summer months?
Stay with us this summer at one of our 46 residences across 17 cities in the UK. We offer both short-term and long-term stays.
Whether you’re planning to work, study, shop, attend a conference or explore further afield, we’re the perfect base for an affordable city centre break and offer a wide range of room options.
Did you know, you don't have to be a student to stay with us over the summer? All bills and internet access are included, and you’ll feel safe round-the-clock with our 24-hour security and on-site maintenance teams.
Unfortunately our summer availability period has now ended, we will have availability again from the start of 2019 so watch this space!