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.

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Student Life at Leicester

Our Students' Union shop offers University merchandise and stationery

From teddy bears to mugs, from hoodies to notepads, we've got everything you need at the centre of campus.

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More from around the University

Excavation of Roman Cemetery nominated for national archaeology award

University of Leicester Archaeological Services up for Current Archaeology Award 2017.

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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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Festivals of Light

4 December 2016


Music and songs in the Jewish, Christian and Hindu traditions celebrating the festivals of Chanukah, Christmas and Diwali, in the great hall of Leicester's medieval Guildhall.

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