The Programme

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LEAP
and MedLEAP are designed to support a selected group of talented Year 12 students from across East Midlands to develop the key skills universities are looking for and help them explore what university has to offer.

Through a series of events and activities taking place throughout your post-16 studies, you'll receive support in areas like independent learning, academic research and writing, team working, university admissions processes and careers planning as well as further developing key personal skills, self-confidence and a positive mental attitude.

 

LEAP

If you are considering studying any of our courses here at the University of Leicester then LEAP is the programme for you.

With direct access to University staff and students, as well as a dedicated student e-mentor, LEAP will give you a first-hand experience of what it’s like to study at Leicester and will help you to better prepare for taking your exciting LEAP into University.

Check to see if you would be eligible and find out how to apply have a look at our 'Eligibility and How to Apply' section

If you are considering studying medicine you will need to apply for a place on our MedLEAP programme. Medicine alternative offers will not be made to students undertaking our LEAP programme.

MedLEAP

If you are considering studying Medicine then our MedLEAP strand is the option for you. As a MedLEAP student you will have access to all the events and activities available through LEAP as well as:

  • Access to medicine specific information about the course and the medical application process
  • Access to a University of Leicester medical student e-mentor to support you through MedLEAP

Check to see if you would be eligible to apply: eligibility criteria

We only have 25 places available on our MedLEAP programme.
If you are not successful in securing a place on MedLEAP you will automatically be considered for our MedReach programme unless you state otherwise in your mini statement.

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LEAP/MedLEAP Team
Widening Participation Team
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH

Office hours: 9am - 5pm

Tel: 0116 229 7545
Tel: 0116 223 1872

Email: leap@le.ac.uk

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School & College Services
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH

Office hours: 9am - 5pm

Tel: 0116 252 2674

Email: schools@le.ac.uk

Twitter: @UoLOutreach