Inspector Johnny Monks has been giving advice to the 3500 new students arriving at Loughborough University.
Leicestershire Police predict that each student will arrive with £4,000 worth of equipment and they want to make sure that equipment stays safe.
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Cold and windy with further scattered sleet and snow showers overnight, most of these falling in the north and west.
A cold and blustery night with rain, sleet and snow showers. These will be most frequent in the northwest with snow accumulations possible.