Preparing you for career success
Build the skills, experiences and exposure that employers are looking for - including paid internships - from the start of your time with us. We have won awards for our commitment to improving student employability and long-term career success.
We offer scholarships and discounts to help with the cost of your education. When you get a place with us through Clearing you may be eligible for our undergraduate scholarships, including our new Lifestyle Support Bursary.
We’re the 5th most affordable city for students in Britain. Not only is Leicester a vibrant and diverse city, but it is also one of the best value for accommodation, food and other living costs.
A guaranteed place to live
When you get a place with us through Clearing you are guaranteed University-allocated accommodation if you apply before 1 September 2017.
Choice and flexibility
Major/Minor degrees enable you to study a core area in depth (your major subject), while also exploring an additional area (your minor subject).
Located in the centre of England, Leicester is the country’s 10th largest city. It has great transport links and is just 70 minutes from London.
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.