Highcross is hosting an exclusive student lock-in evening on Thursday, October 13 from 8.30pm to welcome students to the city.

Working in conjunction with O2 Academy Leicester and Total Students, Highcross is inviting students to come and take advantage of discounts of up to 50% off, across selected retailers as well as free giveaways including a free tote bag for every tweet with the hash tag #HighcrossStudentLockIn prior to the event, 50 of these bags are ‘lucky bags’ which contain free gifts!

The evening will see Highcross stay open late until 10.30pm and there will be entertainment throughout the lock-in, in the form of  DJ sets from the O2 Academy, along with lots of on mall entertainment, including a Say Fromage Photo booth, where students can be photographed, upload to Facebook and receive free prints. Students can also take advantage of free food and drink samples from a variety of retailers.

Gurvinder Rupra, Marketing Manager at Highcross said: “Leicester has a thriving student community and we welcome them to come and explore what the heart of the city has to offer.”

There will be a selection of offers and great entertainment on all evening, with retailers offering a range of discounts and freebies. This is a brilliant opportunity for students, new and returning, to discover Highcross’ extensive range of retailers.”

For more information on the student lock-in click HERE. Please note a valid student card is necessary for all purchases.

See below for some of the exclusive discounts available!!

Retailer Discount
Footasylum 20%
handmade burger co Double discount
Paperchase 10%
Schuh 20%
Republic 20%
River Island 20%
The Gym No joining free/personal training session
Rachel Hammond free styling on mall
Jack Jones/Vera Moda 20% off
The Body Shop 20%
Blue Inc 20%
Café Rouge 50% from 6pm
Showcase Cinema First 300 students free entry for 11pm film
Aldo 10%
Cult 20%
Red 5 20%
Clintons 10% discount for students, excluding gift experiences, gift cards, stamps and mobile phone top ups (our usual exemptions to discounts)
Paperchase 10%
Lipsy 15%
Jane Norman 20%
Rituals Spend £25 and receive £5 off
Miss Selfridge 20% off
Wagamama Competition
Mango 20%
La Senza 20%
Azendi 50%
Warehouse 25%
Levis 30%
A|Wear 10%
Topshop 10%
Topman 20%
New Look 20%
Guess 15%
Office 20%
Reiss 10%
JD Open
All Saints Open
Guess 15%
Eat Open
G-Star 20%
H&M Open
Aquaria Spa 50% off fish pedicures
Cruise 20% off