Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latest Information

Coronavirus Update

Advice for Students

**Closure of the Global Study Centre**

Due to the increased global spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and in line with the University of Leicester, Leicester Global Study Centre and campus will close from Friday 20 March.

At the Global Study Centre we take the health, safety and wellbeing of our students and staff seriously, and so are taking proactive and precautionary steps by closing the college.

The Global Study Centre and the University of Leicester remain committed to supporting you throughout this difficult period. You can find advice and support information on the University of Leicester website.

If you are unwell/ have tested positive to COVID-19 please let our staff know as soon as possible.

Find latest information about Coronavirus and COVID-19 from the UK Government and World Health Organisation.

We are continuing to follow advice from the UK Government and Public Health England and there may be further announcements. Please make sure you check our website for updates and ensure that we have the latest contact information for you.


All course programmes and modules are now being taught online. Please check your emails for updates and contact your tutor if you have any questions.

We hope to resume classes on campus on 27 April 2020 and will update you via email when we have more information. I encourage you also to follow our Facebook page and check this page for regular updates.

If you have any specific questions about your course, please email us at

Travel information

Students who plan to go home during the Easter break should make sure that your travel plans will not affect your visa. If you have any queries about this, please contact the Student Immigration Advice and Compliance team before you leave the UK.

The decision to travel abroad is ultimately yours, but please make sure that you check the latest health and travel advice and have valid travel insurance.

Information for applicants and future students

Our application processes are currently working as normal for all our degrees. Any changes will be announced here.

More points of information about Leicester and the Global Study Centre is available for you through social media and Unibuddy.

Please read all this information on the portal and if you have a question that we have not covered, please do not hesitate to email us at

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

With the best of wishes,

The Leicester Global Study Centre team