Happy New Year to our Chinese students

Wishing you success and happiness in the Year of the Monkey.

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Daniel Defoe, the Bank of England and the organisational principle that connects them

Professor Martin Parker's new book argues that organisations and novels are both fictional structures dependent on a suspension of disbelief.

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Athena Swan Bronze Award

Leicester retains Athena SWAN award

This award recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.

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Attenborough Arts Centre and King Richard III Partnership nominated for awards

Shortlisted for VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, in 'Access for All' category and 'Tourism Experience' category respectively.

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Explore our great city

Welcome to Leicester

Set in the heart of England, Leicester is a city rich in heritage and history, festivals and sport.

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Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival

5 February 2016

The UK's longest running comedy festival presents 780 events in 60 venues over 19 days (3-21 February).

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