The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park. In 1957, the university’s predecessor gained university status.

Diverse in our makeup and united in ambition – we pursue excellence in knowledge and learning to transform our community, our world and beyond. We are Citizens of Change.

The University of Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is consistently one of the most socially inclusive of the UK’s leading universities with a long-standing commitment to providing fairer and equal access to higher education.

  • 23rd in the UK (and 170th in the world) in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings


The University of Leicester is located in the heart of England. Located closely to Birmingham, England’s second biggest city. The campus is only a short walk away from the city centre offering a vibrant night life, excellent shopping facilities.


The University have top courses in History, Communication & Media Studies and English Language & Literature. Click below to discover the wide range of courses offered by the University of Leicester.