Leicester has a student population of about 35,000 student and has a really young and vibrant feel to its social scene. Leicester has everything that a student could want in a city.
Leicester and Leicestershire have three big universities, Loughborough University, University of Leicester or De Montfort University. These Universities are major higher education providers in the United Kingdom. The Leicester undoubtedly is a student friendly city with its three universities and many colleges.
Leicester is a city that likes to celebrate and Leicester’s cosmopolitan character means that there is something grand happening in the city at most times of the year.
In August, things get really hot with the dynamic Caribbean Carnival. The city’s annual Caribbean Carnival is the UK’s largest after Notting Hill and brings vibrancy and colour to the city. The procession dances its way around the city, displaying fabulous costumes and boundless energy, before settling on Victoria Park to party ’til late. This is quite a day and attracts thousands of visitors.