You can find any student accommodation on UniAcco, where you can compare student housing options basis price, amenities, distance from universities, features and more. Feel free to consult our super-friendly team of experts over a call, chat or email who can suggest you the top options as per your requirements. Choose from over 5000 student housing options across the Leicester. Whether you are looking for private studios, halls or flats to share with other students, we have got it covered.
Leicester and Leicestershire have three famous universities. These Universities are among major university education providers in the United Kingdom. No doubt that Leicester is a student-friendly city with its three universities and many colleges.
So you're a first-year university student, studying in one of the East Midland's most beautiful universities that include Loughborough University, University of Leicester or De Montfort University.
First-year at university the best year you'll experience, and it's a non-stop rollercoaster of parties, friends, lecturers, nightclubs, pub crawls and just a few hangovers! The chances are that if you're coming from somewhere else in the United Kingdom or maybe you are an international student, your student living in Leicester will be full of fun, learning and meeting various people from varied cultures and races. As a student in spare time, there is something to preoccupy you. Leicester that city which likes to celebrate, and its cosmopolitan character means that there is grand happening in the city, most times in the year.
In winter, days of January and February are focused on the soccer and rugby at the Welford Road and Walker's Stadium, and the Leicester Comedy Festival lightens up the month of February with ten days of laughter.
With a warm atmosphere, outdoor events become a vital part of city life. The Belgrave Mela, an Asian carnival, goes on for two days in June.
Abbey Park is for a music fest, a motor pageant and the City of Leicester Show, which is featuring top personalities and a wealth of attractions. Town Hall Square has its programme of entertainments, and there is the living history festival based around Castle Park.
Leicester is a unique city and a great place to visit, with a fair amount of tourists attractions and shopping that is second to none. It's the city which combines the superb English traditions with multicultural activities and the cosmopolitan feel of city life.
Our city is bursting with state-of-the-art, award-winning places which include Curve, Highcross Leicester and the National Space Centre, a most elegant calendar of festivals and events, famous galleries and museums, a range of live music places, areas of natural beauty and 2,000 years of history to discover with.
The heart of the city is the core for shopping. From the 800-year-old shopping market which is one of the largest in Europe to the most beautiful boutiques, arcades and dinings of The Lanes and the multitude of stores and restaurants in the Highcross shopping area, Leicester’s retail provides sprawls out in all directions from the 146-year-old Clock Tower.
A vibrant city, rich in culture, arts, sports and heritage, Leicester offers something of interest for all ages.
There is much to explore in Leicester. If you want to watch a performance at the stunning Curve theatre, catch a film at the Phoenix or get yourself in old masters in the Victorian Art Gallery at New Walk Museum, you’ll have endless choices.
There’s a full programme at De Montfort Hall and the Y Theatre, visual arts at the Attenborough Arts Centre, and many free activities in Leicester’s museums. So what are you waiting for? Let your inner culture vulture loose in Leicester!
How do I apply for student accommodation?
Applying for student accommodation with UniAcco is very easy. Figure out which property you like, after that you can make a request to book the room or flat for the dates you need it. After clicking “Book Now”, we’ll ask you to leave your contact details so that one of our experts can call you and take you through the next steps and eventually sign the contract.
You don’t have to worry about costs as UniAcco does not charge you anything for this service, you’ll only need to pay the rent to your chosen landlord.
Can I get any options for my contract length?
Most property contracts last for one academic year. If you have a plan for a longer or shorter stay, You can contact our team and our property consultants will surely be able to provide information regarding which properties are open for different contract lengths.
Are my bills included in the rent?
This depends on the property you rent, but most of our London properties have bills included, so you're only going to pay the rent and nothing else. Remember to make sure that this is the case with the property you have chosen.
What do our different room types mean?
Ensuite: Private room with private bathroom and shared kitchen and living area.
Non Ensuite: Private room with shared bathroom, kitchen and living area.
Studio: Private room with Private bathroom as well as Private kitchen.
Standard(6 bed & 4 bed sharing): Private room with shared bathroom, kitchen and living area.
Twodio: Private room (in a 2 bedroom flat) with Private bathroom and a kitchen that is shared between 2 people.
Threedio: Private room (in a 3 bedroom flat) with Private bathroom and a kitchen that is shared between 3 people.
Twin Ensuite: Room (shared between 2 people) with attached bathroom where the kitchen and living area shared with more tenants.
Dorms: 4 or more people sharing the same dormitory.
Two Bedroom and 3 bedroom Apartments: Private rooms with Private/Shared bathrooms (varying from property to property) and a communal kitchen and living area
How safe it is to rent student accommodation in the private sector?
We cautiously choose our properties before featuring on a website. Our student accommodation providers are trustworthy and they provide housing options which are safe to use.
What is a guarantor? Do I need one?
A guarantor is a person (often a family member) that signs an agreement of being financially responsible for paying the rent in case the tenant is unable to. Many properties require a guarantor if the tenant wishes to pay the rent in instalments.
Can I schedule a tour of a property before I book?
Of course! In order to arrange a viewing of a property, we need you to complete an application form on our website. As soon as we have all your details, you can contact our booking experts and they will arrange a property viewing for you.
What if my questions are not included here?
In this case, you can directly contact our property consultants. They will be happy to help you out.