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University of Leicester Global Study Centre

Based within easy walking distance of the University of Leicester campus, the Centre encourages development, nurtures confidence and supports the integration of each student into student life in the UK.

Bachelor's programmes



The pathway curriculum, developed in line with the University and to strict quality standards, has been designed for international students who fall just below direct entry criteria (English or academic).


The University is proud to be one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; leading in the excellence of the research, yet distinctive for the genuine connection with the teaching approach.


Six months after graduation more than 94% of Leicester students are either working or continuing their studies.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Student services

During your International Foundation Year, you will benefit from the excellent support offered by GSC staff. They will get to know you during your time at the Centre and are happy to help you with any queries, worries or concerns.

Housing services

Leicester has a large student population so there is a wide range of high-quality student accommodation available across the city. The Global Study Centre (GSC) team work closely with the University Accommodation Office to find the right place for each student to live, ensuring that students mix with other University of Leicester students, creating great social opportunities for all.

Library services

Access to University facilities, including the library, study spaces, computer suites and Students’ Union.

Student Life

Student clubs

The University has spent millions on completely redesigning the Students’ Union building at the heart of the campus. As well as great food and helpful student support services, the Students’ Union has more than 250 clubs and societies catering for many diverse interests, sports, academic subjects and nationalities.

Leicester, England, United Kingdom

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