[Press and Public Relations] Postgraduate Open Evening at University of Leicester

March 2002

No 49

The University of Leicester's Graduate School will be hosting a Postgraduate Open Evening on Monday March 4 from 4 pm to 7 pm in the Belvoir Suite, 2nd Floor Charles Wilson Building.

The University of Leicester in the country's biggest provider of taught postgraduate programmes with over 10,000 students -over half the total population of the University- reading for higher degrees.

The event will provide an opportunity for people throughout the region who are interested in postgraduate studies to find out about the wide range of opportunities, including full-time, part-time and distance learning courses and research degrees, offered by the University.

Prospective students will be able to discuss particular programmes with the staff teaching them. Current postgraduate students will also be on hand to answer questions and provide a student perspective.

The Graduate Dean, Professor Graeme Barker said: "Postgraduate students are enormously important for the intellectual life of any university, and we are very fortunate at Leicester to have a particularly strong and vibrant postgraduate community.

"We offer an excellent range of courses fully embedded in the research expertise of our staff, and designed for students with very different career interests and study needs. The Postgraduate Open Evening is designed to inform our own finalists and other potential students within the region about the opportunities for postgraduate study at Leicester."

Further details about the Postgraduate Open Evening are available from Louise Masterman, telephone 0116 252 2413, or Penny Williams, telephone 0116 252 2597, in the Graduate Office.

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Last updated: 4 March 2002 11:00
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