Who will we be?

dramatic angle of charles wilson buildingOur staff and students are at the heart of our strategic plan. They helped to create it, and they will help us to deliver it. But where do we want to be? In this section we explore the key themes that will help us pioneer a distinctive elite of universities.

We aim for excellence. Already one of the very best British and global universities, we enjoy an enviable record of research discoveries, a flair for teaching innovation and proven success in broadening access to higher education.

We are long established, yet focused on a future that will see us pioneering a distinctive elite of research-intensive institutions, open to all who have talent. This will ensure that employers know that a degree from the University of Leicester is second to none.

This future will see us focus on eight main themes of activity, which together will help us realise this plan.