Facilities for the 21st Century Researcher
The University of Leicester offers all the facilities you would expect from a leading research university.
Our postgraduate researchers benefit from access to world-class facilities including a new £32m library, high-tech laboratories, the latest research resources and equipment, dedicated postgraduate work spaces, and information technology including refurbished computer suites and high performance computing for research analysis.
Use the links below to learn more:
- David Wilson Library
- Computing Facilities
- Social Facilities
- Sports Facilities
- Career Development Support
- Personal and Pastoral Support
- Graduate School Reading Room
Facilities in Our Schools/Departments
Each of our Schools/Departments has facilities and support structures for postgraduate researchers and these may include lab space, office space, dedicated computing facilities, and social spaces. Allocated postgraduate study spaces are also available in most Schools/Departments.
To learn more about what's available - including specialist laboratory and other research facilities - please see the relevant School/Department website.
The £17 million Percy Gee Building refurbishment was completed in 2010. Home to the University of Leicester Students' Union, it features shops, bars, cafes, a gym, and the new O2 Academy - a 1,750 capacity live music and club venue.