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Blog Entry Fallen soldier whose family founded local building society remembered by our University
Friday 4 November marks centenary of death of soldier Arthur Edward Davis who fought during First World War
Located in News and Events / / May / November
Blog Entry Early edition of Frankenstein in University archives gives rise to chilling story around its creation
During Halloween, Mary Shelley’s Gothic classic gets a new lease of life with talk about ghosts, vampires and a desire to ‘awaken thrilling horror’
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / October
Blog Entry 93% reduction in energy costs for David Wilson Library office
The running cost of lighting for the Careers Development Service office in the David Wilson has been slashed by 93%, from £2600 to just £200 a year, as the result of an Estates energy-saving project.
Located in Offices / / Social Impact Team News / 2016 News
Blog Entry Leicester plays key role in BBC Secret Life of Sue Townsend (Aged 68 ¾) programme
Our University contributes to programme being aired on BBC 2 at 9pm on Saturday 15 October
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / October
Blog Entry New BBC Radio 3 drama inspired by rare Joe Orton manuscript
Previously unpublished story contained within our Joe Orton Archive to be featured in ‘The Visa Affair’ on Sunday 9 October
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / October
Blog Entry New exhibition showcases vast range of scrapbook uses throughout history
Special Collections exhibition running until Friday 3 February 2017
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / October
Blog Entry Giant rhinos and letters home: historical Freshers’ Weeks at our University
Special Collections showcases memories of Freshers’ Week on campus since the 1930s
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / September
Blog Entry New book on bisexuality to debut at Leicester Pride
Book co-curated by University staff member will feature at LGBT event on Saturday 3 September
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / September
Blog Entry Destruction of Old St Paul’s Cathedral highlights Great Fire of London's devastating impact
On 350th anniversary of the fire, our Special Collections examines eye-witness accounts and the Cathedral’s unfortunate history with fire
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / September
Blog Entry 15th century Bible used during reinterment of Richard III highlights Leicester’s rich heritage
Public tours reveal local treasures on Saturday 10 September as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days
Located in News and Events / / 2016 Archive / September

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