Powered by world-class research, the University of Leicester delivers education across the sciences, humanities, law, medicine, the arts, and business. Staff and students collaborate to create, share and apply knowledge to change the world. The university is a world-leading, diverse and inclusive university based in the UK's most multicultural city.
At Leicester, students are Citizens of Change, unconfined by academic boundaries. The innovative approach they will take towards their studies brings together the sciences and the arts to find solutions to the most complex of issues. Students will be given the space to be creative and develop, both personally and professionally.
Courses are taught by innovative staff who change the world through research. Leicester research breaks new ground and makes an impact globally, covering many different areas, with real-life applications. Students are exposed to the most up-to-date knowledge and teaching informed by this research, as well as encouraged to contribute their own perspectives.
Leicester's nightlife has bars and clubs to suit all tastes. The UK's longest running comedy festival takes over the city with hundreds of shows and events across Leicester every February. Festivals from many cultures including the largest Diwali celebrations outside India and the UK's second largest Caribbean Carnival.
Leicester is a multicultural and sporting city and home to Leicester Tigers, Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Leicester Riders (basketball) and 2016 Premier League Champions Leicester City. Leicester is student friendly, affordable and beyond the city is a county of beautiful countryside.
Leicester offers more than 150 different degrees across 30 subjects. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 other countries. Leicester is also a top 25 university in the UK and is ranked 170th in the world out of more than 1,500 universities across 93 countries*.
*Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021