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We have a launched a new Graduate Scholarship offering a 50% discount on tuition fees for postgraduate taught courses (Masters, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate). The scholarship will be awarded to Home/ EU students who graduate with a 2.1 or above at the end of the 2014-5 academic year.
The University of Leicester, formerly the 5th Northern General Hospital, will feature prominently in a new oral history project based on the surrounding county during WWI.
Professor John Remedios, Head of Earth Observation Science, has been appointed Director of the NCEO and will oversee a newly announced £23m funding contract.
A paper originally led by the late Professor George Fraser has revealed the first potential direct detection and identification of Dark Matter.
The University has once again been ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world in a prestigious league table compiled by the Times Higher Education.
A team of archaeologists have uncovered a matching set of decorated bronze parts from a 2nd/ 3rd century BC Celtic chariot at Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort.
Kidney Research UK, the largest funder dedicated to kidney research in the UK, has invested £416,511 into renal research at the University of Leicester.
John Simm cast as Sir Alec Jeffreys in forthcoming drama, Code of a Killer.
Public welcome to get involved with our knitted poppies display which will be on University grounds as part of our WWI centenary commemorations.
New research led by Leicester scientists gives a blow-by-blow account of the injuries inflicted on King Richard III’s body at the Battle of Bosworth Field on 22 August, 1485.