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De Montfort - a first-class university

With over 20,000 students, award-winning research and a huge, multi-million-dollar campus development programme, it's no wonder Leicester's De Montfort University is ranked so highly among UK institutions. Whether you're visiting a student or just want to look around, the campus extends a warm welcome to visitors. Thinking of studying here? Take a campus tour to find out more about life at De Montfort.

Delve into the past at De Montfort University Heritage Centre

While you're visiting De Montfort University, spend a few hours in the Heritage Centre, which showcases the university's rich past and the many achievements of its students. Located on campus in the Hawthorn Building, De Montfort University Heritage Centre is built around the remains of the Church of Annunciation - thought to be the original resting place of King Richard III. At the centre, you can witness life in the church in the 15th century with cutting-edge virtual reality technology.

Explore the vibrant city of Leicester

De Montfort University sits in the heart of Leicester, so there's plenty to explore off-campus in this exciting city. Get your fill of history by visiting Leicester Cathedral, and learn all about England's most notorious king at the King Richard III Visitor Centre. With the Curve Theatre, King Power Stadium and National Space Centre within your reach, you certainly won't be bored in Leicester. Looking for a cheap hotel Near De Montfort University? Travelodge Leicester Central Hotel puts you at the centre of the action, while Travelodge Leicester Hinckley Road Hotel, 10 minutes from the city centre, also offers great budget accommodation.