We understand that social differences between students and permanent local residents can sometimes cause tension.
We believe that such tensions can be resolved when there are more opportunities for communication and meaningful engagement.
The university works closely with Leicester City Council and is involved in both the Castle and Westcoates community Joint Action Groups and Community groups. These groups are comprised of several different groups within the local community including:
The idea of these groups is to discuss issues that have an impact, either positive or negative, on the local community and to build on the successes of positive experiences whilst considering how to resolve negative issues.