University of Leicester
Ranked amongst top 1% of universities in the world by Times Higher Education
Preparing students for success beyond the classroom
Located a short walk away from the centre of Leicester city and next to the sprawling space of Victoria Park, the University of Leicester is known for the high quality of its teaching. Apart from academics, there is an equal emphasis placed on the development of students’ life skills, and the campus offers a rich student experience conducive to personal growth.
Schools/faculties and courses
Note: All courses are covered by the Aviva Scholarship, with the exception of Medicine (MBChB).
Facts about the university
The school’s Department of Genetics discovered genetic fingerprinting in 1984
Only university to win Times Higher Awards in 7 consecutive years
Home to Europe's biggest university-based space research group
93% of graduates in employment or further study within 6 months (since 2016)
Hear from our students
The campus is really great and I love it. I do medical biochemistry so research is a very key part of our department. Most of our professors are doing current research when they’re not conducting lectures.Justine, undergraduate student, Medical Biochemistry