We’ve discovered some amazing things... how far could you go with us?

At Leicester, we’re continually striving to use our academic expertise to increase our understanding of the world, so that we might change it for the better. And we’ve made many important discoveries along the way, from the technique of DNA fingerprinting, to unearthing a lost city from an ancient civilisation in Libya – an astonishing find that could re-write history.

And because Leicester believes that teaching is most inspirational when it is delivered by passionate academics engaged in world-changing research, the people at the forefront of this voyage of discovery are the ones who will be guiding you on your own personal journey. This is what makes the Leicester learning experience unique.

You’ll probably have already made a few discoveries of your own by now; like picking up on Leicester’s high-quality academic reputation. We’re proud to be a fixture in the top 20 of all major national league tables and ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by both the QS World University Rankings 2011 and THE World University Rankings. In 2011 Leicester was rated second only to Oxbridge for student satisfaction and Leicester has never placed outside of the top 10 since the NSS survey began back in 2005. What this means for you is that by choosing Leicester you'll be choosing an experience that will make more of you - giving you the opportunity to get a high-quality degree here and a much better start out there.

We’ve brought together just a few of the many amazing discoveries that have been made at Leicester to show you how we’ve made our mark. How will you make yours?