Be somebody at the University of Leicester

At the University of Leicester we love ‘somebodies’. Somebodies take the world on and make things happen. We love nurturing new somebodies, who will explore, unearth, invent, imagine, innovate and help change the world.

Find out more about our amazing somebodies portrait of Nick Cummins
Student Life at Leicester

Living in University accommodation is a great option for Freshers and returning students

Life in halls of residence is an experience not to be missed. We have a wide range of accommodation to suit every need.

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More from around the University

Researchers identify unique cell-signalling system in some S. pneumoniae strains

Dr Hasan Yesilkaya and Mrs Anfal Shakir Motib from our Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation have contributed to an article that has been listed as this week’s ‘Featured Research Article’ by the journal PLOS Pathogens.

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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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Bring the Paint

28 May 2017


Local and internationally renowned artists will come together to transform Leicester’s Cultural Quarter.

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