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3 Dec 2018

Transport discounts available for staff members

Staff members at the University can access the SmartGo Leicestershire scheme of staff benefits, which focuses on sustainable transport and active lifestyles.

It’s free to join and could save you a significant amount of money. For example, train commuters can save up to 10% on an East Midlands Trains annual season ticket.

Other deals include discounts with transport companies such as Arriva, Centrebus, Kinchbus, Cross Country and Railcard.

There are also deals available for those who lead an active lifestyle at well-known retailers such as Halfords and Cotswold Outdoor.

To sign up, click here. The verification email address required is  

If you would like to find out more, contact the SmartGo team by calling 0330 024 5665 or emailing

In addition to the SmartGo travel discounts, the University also offers an interest-free season ticket loan scheme for those who commute to work using public transport. More information can be found on the website.