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The Glassworks.

Leicester student accommodation.

With The Glassworks student accommodation you couldn’t live any closer to De Montfort University if you tried. It’s less than a minutes’ walk. And University of Leicester isn’t much further. So, relax. You’ll never be late for lectures. Located right in the middle of Leicester’s melting pot, whatever your taste in food, culture, nightlife – you will find it all here. Just begging to be explored. Try stretching your student budget at the largest outdoor fresh food market in Europe and catch a game at Leicester City Football Club.

First year De Montfort students wishing to book an en-suite room, must contact the university directly

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The Facilities
The Glassworks


  • 24/7 on-site team with CCTV coverage
  • Secure key fob access
  • Lifts to all floors
  • 2-6 bedroom en-suite flats
  • Communal lounge
  • Games area
  • Study room
  • Social calendar of events
  • Cinema room
  • Free Wi-Fi & Internet (up to 200mb)
  • Fitness suite with cardio equipment
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Secure bicycle parking
  • Laundry room with washing and drying facilities
  • Onsite recycling facilities

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NB: Whilst Block A underwent major refurbishment during the construction of Blocks B and C in 2016, not all windows in Block A are able to be opened due to the building having a locally listed status and planning constraints specifying that they must remain intact as per the original 1927 specification. Block A is operated on a fully-integrated mechanical ventilation system allowing fresh air to be circulated around the building 24/7.

All of our 398 bedrooms have been designed to help you make the most of your time at university.

Please note: All images are indicative only – all rooms and layouts vary slightly.

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What's it like?


A student city that prides itself on diversity, Leicester really is a melting pot of cultural influences. And while it might be rich in history – not least as the burial ground of King Richard III – it’s a place with a firm eye on the future. As seen in its award-winning venues, contemporary restaurant scene and buzzing nightlife.

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Our people. Your Hosts.

Welcoming, helpful, kind. That’s us. Our people work tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure your Host home is a calm, stress-free and fun place to be. From our building managers to security guards, support team to maintenance guys, we’re here for you, 24/7, whenever you need us. We’ll be there. Ready to solve any problems and soothe away those worries. We know what’s it’s like being a student, because we’ve all been there and done it. Think of us as one big family, here to make you feel at home.

What our residents say


Best student accommodation I’ve ever lived in, close to the station and the town centre, lovely management (Chris, Emma, Jake and Janine), will really miss living there.


The experience at Host was fantastic and we really appreciated the kindness and help from Gary and the staff. We would definitely recommend this place for other students!


I lived here as a postgraduate student. I had a very good experience. All of the team were very helpful and always made me feel welcome. They even helped carry all of my stuff into my room. The Printworks offers a good environment for studying with sound proof rooms and the study room is very helpful when you don't want to walk to the library. The Gym downstairs was also very handy. I would definitely recommend it. The Printworks is no doubt one of the best accommodations in Exeter.


This could be the most comfort apartment in Southampton! I truly love the karaoke room and the balcony on the top floor. Amazing view and everything is new and modern.