About the University of Leicester
The University was founded as Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland University College in 1921. See how the campus has evolved.
In 2021 we celebrated 100 years since our first students started. In our centenary year we reflected on our past and looked ahead to how we’ll all shape our future.
A family that’s part of our DNA.
Records of the holders of official positions at the University.
Working with colleagues from Attenborough Arts, we commissioned three portraits of female ‘firsts’ at the University of Leicester, painted by female artists.
The University’s many Royal links and visits over the years.
It is with great sadness that we record the loss of students, graduates and members of staff, past and current.
The Library has extensive collections of rare books, manuscripts, historical photographs, and personal archives.
The home for PDF copies of our Annual Review magazine, Gryphon magazine and financial statements.