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Discover why you should study at the University of Leicester

The University of Leicester provides you with a first class education and gives you an opportunity to develop the skills graduate employers are looking for.

Five reasons why the University of Leicester is the best choice for you.

1. Outstanding reputation

You will study in one of the consistently highly ranked universities in the UK and one of the top-ranked universities in the world.

2. Impactful research

You will have an opportunity to take part in ground-breaking research. From the invention of genetic fingerprinting to pioneering space exploration, Leicester’s research seeks to address global challenges that really matter.

3. High quality teaching

The University successfully combines high quality research with exceptional and inspirational teaching. You’ll be taught in a stimulating learning environment by academics who are at the cutting-edge of their disciplines.

4. Career success

The University is committed to supporting your future success by helping you to develop the skills graduate employers are looking for and get a head-start in the competitive job market. Leicester’s Major/Minor degree options give you a chance to develop skills tailored to your aspirations and expand your career opportunities.

5. Global environment

The University brings together great minds from all over the world in one of the most diverse cities in the UK. With students coming from 70 countries, you will be part of an international community and surrounded cultures from across the globe. 12% of Leicester’s population are students. This gives the city a young and lively atmosphere. Leicester is the also most affordable city for first-year students (HSBC research).

Our students

Student Aldo
The University has amazing facilities and great location in England - together with the academic quality here, I am sure to do well in my studies.

Aldo from Mexico

International Foundation Year - Economics and Management, progressed to BA Management Studies