Students in Live Student properties will gain discounts in city businesses.
Oliver Rayns Students, which offers student accommodation, has rebranded and launches today under its new name Live Students.
The company is also in the midst of working with developers on a number of new accommodation sites.
Live Students offers a range of accommodation from trendy studio apartments with flat screen TVs and luxury finishes, to 10-bedroom shared houses with shared kitchens and shared spaces featuring video games, pool tables and more.
Helping students to settle into Leicester as they live, study and explore, Live Students will work with local independents to encourage students to get to know all that Leicester has to offer.
Every student in one of their properties will receive their own Live Students card, which will enable them to claim exclusive discounts in the city from independents and local businesses.
Partners on the card include Caddyshackers, Jimmy’s Killer Prawns, Jacob and Joe and many more. Oliver Rayns, Director of Live Students, commented: “Live Students is about a lifestyle for students to enjoy. Leicester has so much to offer as a city and has a thriving independent scene. We want to encourage people who are new to the city to embrace that and help them have the best time possible whilst studying here in the city.” Live Students also places great importance on student welfare. As well as all necessary health and safety precautions being taken to protect residents in the current climate, students in Live Students properties will also receive a welfare guide with all necessary phone numbers for emergency help and local mental health support facilities.
Oliver commented: "Being away from home at university can be the best time of your life, but in the current environment can also present a number of unique challenges.
"We want all students in our accommodation to know that we are on hand to help wherever possible and will also being doing our utmost to ensure that they have access to the correct local facilities when necessary.
“We have some excellent accommodation options for students at both Leicester University and De Montfort University and are also currently working with developers on some brand new sites. We can’t wait to welcome students under the Live Students banner.”