Fielding Johnson building on University of Leicester campus.

About the University of Leicester

Support for conflicts and world events

Support for conflicts and world events

Created as a living memorial for all local people who made sacrifices during the First World War, and built on a legacy of kindness, we are committed to supporting our staff, students, and wider community impacted by ongoing conflicts or world events across the globe. Since 2018 we have been a University of Sanctuary, supporting refugees and asylum seekers to help them to fulfil their potential, through scholarships, research and supporting education projects such as Bright Path Futures and the RefugEAP Programme.

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As Citizens of Change, our researchers are dedicated to researching some of today’s most critical issues. Our five areas of research strength: human health, sustaining the world, cultural and natural heritage, social justice and inclusion, and space power and AI, allow our researchers to significantly improve lives and societies through the power and impact of their research. Find out more about our research.

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