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Leicester De Montfort Freshers Week 2023

The countdown is on to Leicester De Montfort freshers week 2023, but with so much happening and so many exciting events taking place, how do you know where to begin?

This guide is here to walk you through everything you need to know to make your freshers experience an unforgettable one.

 We’ll cover where to go, what to do and what to expect, as well as why choosing St George’s Tower as your university accommodation can help elevate your freshers and university experience to new heights.

 Ready? Let’s dive in.


What is freshers week?

 Freshers week (also referred to as ‘welcome week’ or ‘freshers’) is a flurry of activity that helps welcome you to Leicester De Montfort University. Often, freshers week will extend over 2 weeks, with no shortage of events and activities to get involved in.

 Freshers week is packed with social events, fairs, and opportunities to get to know your university and meet the people you’ll see around campus as you get a taste for university life.

 What to expect during Leicester De Montfort freshers week

 Freshers Week is a whirlwind of activities, new faces, and exciting events that serve as your official welcome to university life. From the moment you step onto campus, you’ll be immersed in a vibrant atmosphere that’s buzzing with opportunities to connect, learn, and explore.Not to mention all the freebies on offer!

 While it can seem daunting, particularly if you’re moving away from your family and friends, there is plenty of support on hand to make you feel welcomed and settled before you arrive at university.


When Does it Start?

 Leicester De Montfort University freshers week 2023 officially kicks off on the 20th September and runs for just over two weeks until the 8th October, giving you plenty of time to settle in and explore the range of events on offer.


How do I prepare for Leicester De Montfort freshers week?

 To get the most out of your freshers experience, it’s useful to plan ahead. Research the different activities and events that are on offer from the university, and the student union. Be open to trying new things and meeting new people – freshers can be a daunting time but just remember, everyone else is in the same boat.

 Don’t forget to budget your finances for freshers week. Many venues will offer special discounts for freshers and there are money-saving wristbands available, but it’s important you make sure you don’t spend your whole student loan in one week!


What’s on at Leicester De Montfort freshers week?

 With so many exciting events, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to freshers week. From fancy dress parties and club nights to yoga and rooftop cinema, here are some of the amazing events you can get involved in:



Discover the full range of activities over on the Leicester De Montfort SU page.


Making the most of Leicester De Montfort freshers week


With so much going on over freshers week, it can be easy to feel a little overwhelmed, as well as excited. Here are some tips on how to navigate the week like a pro:


  1. Embrace the new connections

 Freshers Week is all about making new friends and connections. Don’t hesitate to strike up conversations with fellow students, attend icebreaker events, and join social gatherings. It’s the perfect opportunity to build a network that could last a lifetime.


  1. Don’t skip the information sessions

 While there’s no doubt that the star attractions at freshers are the social events, don’t overlook the informational sessions. These sessions provide valuable insights into university resources, support services, and academic expectations. Knowledge is power, so make the most of these opportunities.


  1. Explore student societies

 Leicester De Montfort is home to a wide variety of student clubs and societies. Whether you’re into sports, arts, academics, or philanthropy, there’s a group for you. Freshers week is when these organisations showcase what they have to offer – take advantage of this chance to find your niche.


  1. Visit the freshers fair

 Freshers fairs are a wonderful way to sample everything the university, SU and local area have to offer. You’ll have the chance to see the various clubs, societies and campus organisations, as well as local businesses and food vendors, who often have freebies and special offers for students.


  1. Join a WhatsApp, Discord or other virtual group

 Meet and chat with your fellow freshers before you even set foot on campus by joining a community chat – whether it’s for your accommodation, course or just the university in general!


  1. Get to know the city

 Leicester is a city with a rich history and vibrant culture. Freshers Week is a great time to explore your new surroundings. And speaking of location…



Choosing your accommodation: St George’s Tower


Your university experience should be one you never forget – so why not enhance your experience with premium accommodation that’s right at the heart of all the action?

 St. George’s Tower is just a stone’s throw from both DMU and the University of Leicester, offering spacious student studios that are the perfect place to relax and unwind after a busy freshers week.

 With a host of bars, cafes and restaurants on your doorstep and a Pure Gym onsite, you’ll have everything you need to get your 2023 university experience off to a flying start.

 With prices starting at just £158 per week for a single occupancy studio, St. George’s Tower offers city centre living at its best and most accessible.


Discover more about the room types available, and get in touch to secure your dream accommodation today. 



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