University Open Days in Leicester

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7 February 2022

Leicester is one of the oldest cities in England and home to over 45,000 students. This culturally diverse student city has a huge list of things for you to get up to with plenty of bars, restaurants and clubs. There’s also a whole host of shops, museums and experiences for you to explore to your heart’s content. With Collegiate’s luxury student accommodation, you’ll only ever be a stone’s throw from all the latest and greatest the city has to offer.

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When it comes to picking a university, it’s great to know what you’re getting yourself into. There’s no better way to experience a university than attending an open day. These can be in person or virtual, giving students a chance to explore the campus and course first hand.

If you’re new to university open days, it can be overwhelming figuring out where exactly to begin. Whether you’re looking to attend Leicester University or De Montfort, we’ve put together everything you need to know about their upcoming open days.

While you’re at one of the open days Leicester has to offer, it’s wise to view the university campus halls. Collegiate provides private student accommodation in Leicester with great facilities including en-suites, private study areas and high-speed wifi.

Leicester University Open Days

Undergraduate Open Days

If you’re planning on attending one of the Leicester university open days, their next date for undergraduates is Saturday 26th March 2022. It’s your chance to get a taste for studying at the university. Chat with staff and students and discover everything you need to know about the uni and their first-class facilities. Booking for Leicester uni open days is currently open, so make sure to secure your place in advance.

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Campus Tours

The folks over at Leicester University are excited to show you around their campus. Each tour is run by a student ambassador who can give you a first hand account of what life is like studying at the uni. Explore the campus library, sports centre and their newly refurbished student union as well as study, revision and social areas. Due to Covid safety guidelines, campus tours are handled in small groups. There is a limited number of places available, so it’s essential to book in advance. Campus tours take place every weekday throughout 2022.

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Taster Days

Find out what it’s really like to study at Leicester uni at one of their taster days. These are taking place throughout the summer of 2022. Each taster day involves some hands-on experiences and a mini-lecture for your chosen course. Dates are yet to be revealed, but check on their website for updates.

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Leicester University on Demand

Experience open days 24/7 with on demand content from Leicester University. Rewatch live events, keep in the know with “how to’s” and get great advice, all from the comfort of your home. Simply visit the on demand website to get started.

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De Montfort University Open Days

Undergraduate Open Days

You can experience a De Montfort University open day for yourself on Saturday 5th March 2022. Explore their award winning campus and their fantastic facilities. You’ll also have a chance to talk to the students and academics who call DMU home. It’s a great opportunity to find out everything you want to know about living and studying in the bustling student city that is Leicester. Booking for DMU open days is currently open if you wish to secure a space.

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Personal Campus Tours

DMU are offering personal campus tours for prospective students considering studying at the uni. It’s your opportunity to get to grips with the campus, its buildings and facilities. All tours are run by DMU students and usually last around an hour. Tours take place from Tuesdays through Thursdays at 1pm. To experience the De Montfort campus for yourself, be sure to book in advance.

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Student Accommodation in Leicester

If you’re looking for exceptional student accommodation in Leicester, check out what we have to offer at Collegiate. Our stylish Merlin Heights student accommodation offers a truly unique living experience with stylish en-suite bedrooms and studios as well as plenty of social space for you to enjoy while you’re at university in Leicester.

We’re here to support you every step of the way in getting to know this great city. Our on-site staff are always on hand with top tips and information, while our blog pages can help with anything from taking care of your mental health to finding the best parks in Leicester.

It’s all part of our commitment to helping you get the best from your time at university.