Institution Type : University
Location : Midlands

The University of Leicester is a leading teaching and research university, where you will be taught by leading academics who are at the cutting edge of their subjects. Leicester provides you with a vibrant community that is supported by excellent academic and social facilities and attractive student accommodation.

We offer a broad range of degrees that can lead to a successful career. We prepare you for employment in a changing world with up-to-date courses. We also have a number of flexible options – major/minors – to tailor your degree to your interests.

The city of Leicester has had a remarkable few years with the discovery of Richard III under a church car park and Leicester City FC’s 5000/1 triumph in the Premier League. The city has also been rated at the most affordable student destination in the UK for 1st and 2nd year students by HSBC for two years running. The University of Leicester has achieved its highest ever global ranking. We are ranked 159th in the world (up from 172nd in 2017) in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Our students always say how much they love the city of Leicester from its friendly people and green spaces, to its vibrant city centre. You’ll find Leicester the perfect size to explore and enjoy.

Find out more at and at @uniofleicester.