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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

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About Leicester Student Accommodation

Book student accommodation in Leicester with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 22000+ student rooms options in Leicester. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - £105 per week and get offers up to £919.

Here are the type of student rooms available:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space

  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room

  • Studio flats: Offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

  • Entire housing: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe 

Leicester is one of England's most tranquil cities. It is a city close to London that has everything to offer, from a thriving nightlife to implicit universities, making it a top choice for many aspirants interested in pursuing their education there. Whether you’re going to University Of Leicester, De Montfort University, Leicester College or any other university in the city, we can assist you to find the perfect apartmemts near your university that meets all your needs. Student nightlife is entertaining, thanks to endless choices of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs at very affordable prices. After a day of intense lectures, you can watch a movie, enjoy live gigs, immerse yourself in theatre; the list is endless.

Living in Leicester as a Student

  • Cost of living: Leicester's cost of living is close to the national average, attracting a large number of students from all over the world. To give you an idea your monthly food shopping will cost you around £100

  • Student-friendly locations: Leicester has many chic, trendy neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses like Newarke Street, and Oxford Street 

  • Rent for students: We understand the needs of a student. Keeping that in mind, our student flats to rent in Leicester starts from £105 and have offers up to £919 to make it affordable and convenient. 

Student Life in Leicester

  • Culture and Heritage: If you want to absorb some of the cultural heritage in Leicester, you must visit the Leicester Cathedral, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, National Space Centre, and the Belgrave Hall & Gardens. Leicester is host to the Leicester Pride - a Caribbean Carnival, Leicester Comedy festival – the largest in the UK, and is also host to the largest celebration outside of India on Diwali – the festival of lights.

  • Parks: Abbey Park is a great place to just relax or do so some boating on the lake.

  • Shopping: If you’re looking to shop, then head straight to the Fosse Park Shopping Centre, St. Martins Square, the Lanes, or Belgrave Road

  • Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: Queens Road is also popular among students for its mix of bars, restaurants, and independent shops. After a day of intense lectures, you can unwind over drinks with friends at pubs like Orange Tree, Bar Gaudi, Dry Dock, and the High Cross. Go clubbing with friends at Mosh, Havana, Venom, or Helsinki, where the music never stops. Or, if live music is more your thing, catch a show at The Shed or The SoundHouse Leicester. There is so much to do and see here in Leicester!

Student Travel in Leicester

Leicester is also extremely easy to navigate and has a great public transport system with bus routes running throughout the city. In fact, most of the student flats throughout Leicester have easy access to public transportation, making your commute to and from campus practically effortless.

  • Cycles: Leicester is a cycle-friendly city and you can find your way to the university and back while getting some leg work done as well. 

  • Bus: Leicester bus services that provide comprehensive service to all major location. A day ticket bus fare is somewhere close to £3.50

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Leicester?

On average, houses to rent Leicester for about £120 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just £90 a week. 

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Leicester?

To find student homes in Leicester that have everything you want and fit your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in Leicester?

Leicester has many chic, trendy neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Any neighbourhood near the city centre or the universities will surely have you at the centre of parties, activities, and culture. Check out the areas in and near De Montfort University, Newarke Street, and Oxford Street for the best homes in the city.

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Leicester?

Student housing in Leicester offers a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat. You can also find many apartments that you can share with friends. 

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Leicester?

Yes, some of the student accommodations on Unilodgers do offer short-term stays. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Leicester?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our student homes in Leicester. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Leicester?

The bus service in Leicester is an absolute blessing and just the best way to get around to any part of the city! Buying/renting a cycle is also a great way to get around and an even better excuse to skip leg day.

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Leicester?

Many of our Leicester properties are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options to shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our accommodations offer WiFi at no extra cost or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Our properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of them also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.

What all is included in the rent?

Many Leicester accommodations include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.