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University of Leicester

The University of Leicester was founded as a living memorial after the First World War in the hope that education and research could change the world. Today the University is a friendly, creative and global community. We are committed to undertaking research that saves and enriches lives, and to fostering a learning environment which transforms the employability prospects of our graduates.

  • Location: University campus inside Leicester city, 70 minutes by direct train to London
  • Famous for: DNA fingerprinting, King Richard III
  • University accommodation: guaranteed offer for first-year students
  • Popular courses: Law, Medicine, Physiotherapy, Business, Museum Studies