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Studios from £168 per week for 24/25

Choose city centre living at St George’s Tower, where we offer student accommodation and living in Leicester, one of the most multicultural cities in the UK, a stone’s throw away from both DMU and the University of Leicester, and near to bars, restaurants, theatres and parks.

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    City Centre Student Studio Flats Leicester

    St George’s Tower is situated in the heart of Leicester, with everything you need right on your doorstep. We have spacious student studios and Europe’s tallest street art! It celebrates Leicester’s heritage and completely covers one face of the 82m tower. The accommodation is a comfortable walk to the University of Leicester (18 minutes) and De Montfort University (10 minutes). There’s a large branch of Pure Gym onsite, with special student rates.

    From discovering the bones of King Richard III to the invention of DNA fingerprinting, from hosting the world’s largest Diwali festival outside India to Leicester FC becoming Premier League Champions, there’s plenty to put this incredible place on the map, and as a thriving student city, there’s so much to see and do. 

    Reach Leicester’s vibrant nightlife on foot from St George’s Tower to take advantage of the lively bars, pubs and clubs across the city. During the day you can find a range of retail, boutique shops and big brands at Highcross Shopping Centre. More than student accommodation, Leicester living at its best and most accessible.

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    Travelling and returning home is also easy, as the central train station is just around the corner from the accommodation, offering links up and down the country. Whether you want to hang out at quaint coffee shops, go to escape rooms with your mates or feast at the Golden Mile, Leicester has it all.

    10-20 Minute walk to both universities

    Train station around the corner

    Fun nightlife

    An abundance of restaurants, cafes and takeaways

    Big brands at Highcross shopping centre

    Museums and art galleries

    Deluxe Studio

    £178 per week (24/25)

    By far the largest at St George’s Tower, you can expect a spacious and comfortable room. They feature a private en-suite, kitchen and a three-quarter bed.

    Premium Studio

    £168 per week (24/25)

    These generously sized studios contain productive study spaces and great views of the city. With a kitchenette, breakfast bar and your own en-suite, student living is made easy.

    See which studio is right for you

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    No, we only offer single occupancy accommodation.

    Both studio types have the same facilities, furnishings, and fittings. Deluxe studios are 2-3 m2 larger than a Premium, and as they’re located on the corners of the building they have dual aspect windows.

    The rent includes energy costs, fast Wi-Fi, bike storage, 24/7 security and CCTV.

    There’s also access to a student common room with large TV and video gaming, games room, and quiet study room. These rooms are open to residents from 6pm to midnight.

    Please note that insurance for personal possessions is not included, so we strongly advise that you take out your own policy.

    Student Contents Insurance

    We offer 44 and 51 week tenancies. Other durations can be considered, so please ask.

    Yes, our student accommodation is completely safe, with 24/7 security and CCTV. The rooms start on the 13th floor of the tower, so there is no chance of anyone breaking in from the outside.

    Yes, there is a modern laundry at our student accommodation. It’s a cashless system which use a phone app to activate the machines. Students transfer funds into the app using credit cards or PayPal.

    We have two studios which are fully configured as accessible rooms, and the rent is at the Premium rate.

    It’s 100Mbps download speed.

    Yes, we have a secure bike store.

    There’s a large branch of Pure Gym onsite which offers low rates for students and is open 24/7.

    For reasons of animal welfare and practicality we don’t allow pets.

    No, unfortunately we are not able to offer student parking at the accommodation. However, there is paid public parking nearby.

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    Choose to Have the Best of Both Worlds

    Make the most of your time at university, by being a part of the student community at St George’s Tower, one of the standout student housing schemes Leicester has to offer. We mean this literally as the tower is 82m high! Each of these studios offers you the perfect space to study and keep your grades on track while having all the fun of city centre student living, right on your doorstep. At St George’s Tower, it is more than just student accommodation, Leicester is yours to enjoy.

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    What City Centre Student Housing Can Offer You

    Being in the heart of the city as a student offers so many opportunities – enjoying Leicester’s sporting and cultural events, going on nights out as a break from your studies, all of this is made possible by living at our student accommodation.

    Effortlessly Combine Studying and Fun

    Smack bang in the middle of Leicester, this home away from home is the perfect place to get your head down and study while being right in the middle of the action. From the Cultural Quarter with its theatres and performances to the Leicester Comedy Festival, there are events happening here all year round.


    10-20 Minute Walk to University

    Because this student housing is so close to both De Montfort University and the University of Leicester, you will have no problem getting to seminars and lectures on time. Although there are major bus and train routes right on your doorstep, city-centre living means you won’t have to buy an annual bus pass, like so many other students do.


    Studios With Brilliant Amenities

    The studios at St George’s Tower have all the amenities students could ask for, from wall-mounted TVs to private bathrooms and kitchens, that will make you feel right at home. Utility bills are also included in the rent, with a kettle, toaster and iron in each room, and an on-site laundry, making transitioning to independent living that much easier.

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