Students are at an exciting time in their lives where they get to learn so much on their own terms, but our offers are not just for those studying the arts. The arts can benefit those studying STEM courses as well, to open up their minds to new possibilities, explore different avenues and meet interesting people. If you are student, we definitely have something for you.

Get Involved

  • Wildcard Wednesday – A weekly craft event exclusively for students, the trick is you won’t know what you’ll be doing until you arrive!
  • Volunteering Opportunities – Volunteers are important members of the Attenborough Arts Centre team and great first steps into the cultural arts that looks great on your CV.
  • Placement Opportunities – We work with Universities and Colleges across Leicester to offer incredible placement opportunities in visual arts, marketing, programming and more. Ask your school about our placement scheme today.
  • Part-Time Jobs – We want to offer as many opportunities as possible, which is why we endeavour to offer part-time positions that work perfectly with your studies. Keep an eye on our opportunities page to see what’s coming up.
  • Music Scholarship – This scholarship of £500 is open to students from any country, on the first year of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree, who play any instrument.
  • Gallery Lates – We leave our galleries open late to host music, artists, performances and more! With good food and good company, you can find a new and informal way to engage with our current exhibitions. Explore our socials to see when the next Gallery Lates is happening.
  • Discounted Classes, Courses and Theatre Tickets – To allow all students to explore the arts, we offer discounted prices on all our classes, courses and theatre tickets.
  • Society Venue Hire – At the centre we have impressive venues that can be utilised for any occasion. Explore our hiring process and get in touch.
  • Attenborough Advocates – Get student voices heard in the centre by helping us make crucial choices about exhibitions, events and more.
  • Study Space – If you need to find a quiet or inspiring space to study we have places for you. Whether it is within our café, our balcony, or – the most popular option – the Salmon Gallery: we have the space for you.
  • Support with Access within our building and events.



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