University of Leicester

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The University of Leicester has excellent courses and teaching staff. There is a lot to do on campus and in the wider city. The city itself has good transport links to the rest of the country

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Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)

TEF Silver Award

The University of Leicester has achieved a rating of Silver in the Government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

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Open Days

To find out when the next Open Day is, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.

Upcoming open days
    • Saturday 9th June 2018
    • Undergraduate Open Days
    • Undergraduate
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    • Saturday 15th September 2018
    • Undergraduate Open Days
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Student Life in Leicester

The campus of the University of Leicester is compact and comprises of a wide range of twentieth century architecture with its oldest building dating back to 1837. The city of Leicester is a cultural hub full of history and cosmopolitan life. There is everything from museums and exhibitions to shopping and festivals to enjoy. Surrounded by one of the UK’s most attractive counties, the modern city flourishes with sport, arts, culture, and heritage. Leicester was also named the most affordable place to live for students by HSBC in 2014 and 2015. Facilities and attractions are available to suit every lifestyle.

Travel information

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Seeing as Leicester is located in the heart of England, transportation to other parts of the country and world are easily accessible. One hour and ten minutes from London by train and only an hour away from Birmingham, some of the UK’s greatest cities are right at your finger tips. The Leicester train station is within walking distance from the University campus. Buses also come regularly to take you in and around campus. 

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Address:
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH
UK

Main Switchboard:
+44 (0) 116 252 2522

Main Fax:
+44 (0) 116 252 2200