Press Office services for staff and students

We facilitate interactions with journalists and the University through press releases announcing research breakthroughs, expert comment on topical issues, award and grant announcements and much more. We also put journalists in contact with you seeking expert commentators on the news agenda.

If you have news you wish to publicise or are required to deal with the media, we can help you with advice in the following areas:

This short video provides a glimpse into the role of the Press Office at the University of Leicester:

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Contact us

+44 (0) 116 252 5761


Out of hours mobile
07711 927821

Press Office website (for journalists)

The Press Office is on the first floor of the Fielding Johnson Building South Wing.

Contact us

For project requests, please complete this form.

For all other enquiries, please contact the External Relations Division by email: or call 0116 223 1756