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Student Life at Leicester

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University of Leicester and Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign event recruits over 1,400 new potential donors

Leicester Heroes event smashes record number of stem cell sign-ups in one drive.

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Explore our great city

Officially the UK's 'Greatest Sporting City'

ESPN ranked Leicester number one in their 2016 chart of the country's Greatest Sporting Cities.

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The Men Who Marched Away

28 October 2016


Created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great War, acclaimed musicians Chris Green and Sophie Matthews use music and song to tell the story of ‘The War to End All Wars’.

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