Hotlines at the Ready at the University of Leicester
are to be set up in the University of Leicester to meet the demand for places in
one of the UK’s top 20 universities.
University is preparing for this month’s Clearing round – the period when A
level students get their results and seek available spaces at university.
is a particular favourite with students and demand for the last few places is
expected to be high – last year the University received over 15,000
applications and recruited well over 2,500 undergraduates, of which around 10%
came through Clearing.
new hotline numbers are 0116 252 2522; and 0116 223 1069. The hotlines will be
operational from August 14- August 22 from 8am to 5pm or later, plus 9am-4pm on
Saturday August 16 and 9.30am to 4pm on Sunday August 17.
are also being listed on the University of Leicester website: www.le.ac.uk/admissions/clearing/
is also a hotlink from the UCAS website – www.ucas.ac.uk
tours are available every week day at 12 noon starting from the reception of the
Fielding Johnson Building - there is no need to book. A Clearing Information
Day, on Saturday 16 August, will give students the chance to meet admissions
tutors as well as tour the campus and see the residences. There will also be a
campus tour at noon on Sunday August 17 from the front of the Fielding Johnson
Burton, Admissions Director for the University of Leicester, said: “The
University of Leicester receives applications from high calibre students and we
are looking forward to a buoyant Clearing period.
take a small number of our students through Clearing and to meet the demand for
places, we are running special hotlines, a dedicated website as well as a
Clearing Information Day giving every applicant a chance to speak to admission
tutors and view the excellent academic and student facilities on offer.
Students who apply for accommodation by 1 September will be guaranteed a
place in a University-managed residence.
will have a range of vacancies available through Clearing, but some will only be
available for a short period of time due to high demand. Up to date Clearing
vacancy information with points scores and grades required can be found on our
website. Our tutors have a great deal of expertise and will be able to offer
specialist advice to applicants.
degrees are highly valued by employers and the University has received a total
of 18 awards of Excellence for its teaching by external assessors. The
University has also attained its best ever scores in the Research Assessment
Exercise with 84% of staff deemed to be conducting research of national or
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