We hope these blogs from some of our current staff are giving you an insight into the range and quality of expertise at the University of Leicester. You’ll discover from reading them that we offer inspirational teaching by passionate academics who are often the very people at the cutting-edge of research in their field. People like Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys who literally changed the world with his discovery of DNA fingerprinting in the labs at Leicester.
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 major national league tables and ranked in the Top 1% of universities in the world by both the QS World University Rankings 2014/15. In 2011 Leicester was rated second only to Oxbridge for student satisfaction.
The University of Leicester offers an outstanding opportunity to grow and develop. We have more information about researching, working or studying at the University of Leicester available on our website. And if you’re thinking about studying at Leicester, visit our student blog website to read what current students say about their courses. You may also want to like our facebook page and follow us on Twitter?