Leicester is one of the most multi-cultural cities in the UK which makes it an exciting place to study and live.
As well as Leicester’s famous Curry Mile, there is a great variety of international cuisine, such as Spanish, Japanese, Greek and traditional English. Every year Leicester has a Caribbean Carnival and the Mela festival, which celebrates South Asian art and Indian culture. Leicester also has the largest Diwali celebrations outside India.
For shopping, Leicester’s Golden Mile on Melton Road, has a wonderful choice of Asian foods, fashion and jewellery.
In Evington, you can find one of the city’s largest mosques. Many other temples and churches can be found around the city centre.