Why Study in Leicester

Why Leicester?

  • Only one Hour from London
  • Historic city from pre-Roman times
  • Population of over 300,000
  • Easy reach of most international airports
  • Ideal place to live, learn and playLeicester Location graphic

Live

  • Thriving multicultural community
  • Student centred city
  • A wide range of restaurants, clubs and places for entertainment
  • Britain’s first environmental city
  • Home to the UK National Space Centre

Learn

  • Home of the University of Leicester and De Montfort University
  • Access to University library and accommodation facilities
  • City centre campus with easy access to all facilities
  • Modern, fully equipped, purpose-built college buildings

Play

  • Famous for its sporting history
  • Cricket, football, hockey, rugby and many other sports
  • All major cultural festivals celebrated

Why Leicester Language Academy?

  • Teaching in small groups by qualified tutors
  • Outstanding reputation for helping students to reach their goals
  • High success rate in external examinations and gaining places at UK universities for undergraduate and postgraduate courses

Performance monitoring, personal student feedback & individual learning programme

Student services

We provide Student liaison officers to help students with:

  • Travel and accommodation arrangements, including pick-up from airports
  • Registration with medical services and the police

Also:

  • Students have personal tutors to provide both academic and pastoral guidance

Accommodation

Students from overseas who are not staying with family or friends are encouraged to spend their time on the course living with a Host Family, who:

  • Commit to developing their guest’s usage of English as the ‘language of occasion’
  • Offer their guests ‘involvement’ and to prepare them for the next stage of their stay in the UK
  • Treat students as members of the host family
  • Provide a secure welcoming environment

The Academy works with local partners to provide University style accommodation at preferential rates. Students can be assured of a warm and secure welcome.

To download a brochure click LLAc Brochure Why Study in Leicester.