College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities


We are ambitious, innovative, future-facing, and interdisciplinary; guided in everything we do by our desire to nurture a stimulating, creative, and collegial working and learning environment.

We embrace diversity and challenge ourselves to achieve excellence in research and teaching that shapes policy and changes minds through our interpretation of the past and present.

  • The College is home to approximately 13,000 students and 700 staff.
  • We are entrusted by funders world-wide to deliver research, attracting over £5m of research awards in the past financial year
  • Nearly one-third of our campus-based students come from overseas and they make a valuable contribution to the international atmosphere of the College
  • The quality of our teaching is recognised consistently in the national annual university league tables

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Contact Details

College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Kathy Baddiley-Davidson
(PA to Head of College, Henrietta O'Connor):
+44 (0)116 252 2679

Denise Challinor
(PA to Director of Operations, Ruth Daly):
+44 (0)116 252 3875

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Attenborough Tower
University of Leicester
University Road

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Funded PhD Places - 2018