Leicester chosen as University of the Year runner-up

Posted by er134 at Sep 20, 2013 12:10 PM |
University climbs to 14th place out of over 120 institutions in The Times/Sunday Times University Guide

We have been selected as one of the foremost universities in Britain in the first ever joint Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014- securing the accolade of University of the Year runner-up.

Leicester also climbed to 14th place out of over 120 institutions in the Times/Sunday Times – up from 17th last year in The Times.

We are ranked at 13th out of 119 institutions in The Guardian and in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University RankingsTaiwan World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings.

The judges of The Times/Sunday Times Guide who commented on Leicester’s success, praised the “remarkable year” had by the University – the highlight being the archaeological discovery of Richard III under a car park in the city.

We were also praised for our staffing levels, spending on facilities and for producing consistently high scores in the National Student Survey.

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