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