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Clearing for 2016 entry has now finished. Please visit our course pages or email study@le.ac.uk for further information.

Why Leicester

Find out more about preparing you for career success

We offer support to help you build the skills, experiences and exposure that employers are looking for, including paid internships, right from the start of your time at university. We have also been recognised for our outstanding commitment to improving the employability and long-term career success of our graduates.

Find out more about proud history and heritage

DNA fingerprinting, black holes, English local history, mass communication and of course the discovery of Richard III: the University of Leicester has an enviable history of globally important research and discoveries across many different academic fields.

Find out more about a flexible curriculum

Alongside our single honours, joint honours and foundation degrees, you can choose from a wide range of Major/Minor combinations. Major/Minor degrees enable you to study a core area in depth (your major subject), while also exploring an additional area (your minor subject).

Find out more about a true student city

Leicester is perfect for students. The country’s tenth largest city, Leicester has a great range of shops, museums, music venues and festivals and an impressive sporting legacy (including a Premier League winning football club!). Located in the centre of England it has great transport links and is just 70 minutes from London. According to research from HSBC, the city of Leicester is the most affordable University destination in Britain for both first and second-year students.

Find out more about scholarships

When you get a place at Leicester through Clearing you may be eligible for our undergraduate scholarships. We offer an attractive range of scholarships and discounts which can help to offset the cost of your education.

Facts & Figures

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    Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world

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    93% of students in employment (or further study) 6 months after graduation

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    Guaranteed place in University allocated accommodation if you apply before 1 September 2016

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    Leicester is the most affordable University destination in Britain

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    £145 million in campus improvements since 2008

Photos & Videos

Stamford Hall

Students' Union

Fielding Johnson Building

Students say how they feel about studying here

Oadby student village

Studying at Leicester

John Foster halls

Rattray lecture theatre

David Wilson library

Diwali celebrations - Leicester city centre

Caribbean festival