The University of Leicester is a leading UK University committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-20 leading universities.Our StandingThe University of Leicester was the THE University of the Year 2008-9. In awarding the title the judges cited Leicester’s ability to “evidence commitment to high quality, a belief in the synergy of teaching and research and a conviction that higher education is a power for good”. Leicester was, said the judges, "elite without being elitist".We’re highly ranked in the UK, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including:• 17th in the Guardian (and 12th, 15th and 14th in previous 3 tables)• 14th in the Times Higher Table of Tables• 17th in The Times (and 15th, 14th, 14th in the previous 3 tables)Founded in 1921 we received our Royal Charter in 1957.Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.
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We have been ranked as the 35th most sustainable university in the world and 9th in the UK according to UI GreenMetric.
The University has won Times Higher Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018.
Leicester has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education on three occasions - the highest form of national recognition open to a UK academic or vocational institution.
In August 2015, HSBC announced for the second year running that the University of Leicester is the most affordable destination in Britain for both first and second-year students, according to their research.
In 2013 our Students' Union was named HE Students' Union of the Year in the NUS Awards.