Get to know your way around Leicester
A bus service runs throughout term time between the Oadby Student Village, University campus and the city centre.
Leicester train station is about a 15 minute walk from the University and accessible by bus routes. There are links with major cities across the country, making it easy to travel. The journey to London takes as little as 70 minutes.
Our accommodation has a large amount of bike racks. You are advised to bring a strong lock and take out insurance. Remember to register your student ID with the security lodge on campus so that you can take advantage of the underground bike store beneath the library. Leicester has loads of cycle lanes to connect you with the rest of the city.
Leicester has numerous taxi companies, including a black cab service. Uber also operates in Leicester. When using services such as Uber, make sure you get in the right car. Before you get in the car, check that license plate, driver photo, and driver name all match what’s listed in the app. Uber rides can only be requested through the app, so never get in a car with a driver who claims to be with Uber and offers a ride.
Never use an unlicensed taxi and make sure to wait in a group in well lit areas.
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