Public Archaeology & Outreach

Sector-leading community engagement and archaeology internships


Display, Interpretation and Community Archaeology


We offer a wealth of opportunities and professional archaeological support for community groups, heritage organisations and schools involved in archaeology projects.

Display and Interpretation

Current planning guidance places emphasis on the enhancement and enjoyment of the historic environment. The ULAS team offers a wide range of display and interpretation services to help enhance and present the historic environment for a wide audience, including:

  • Public Open Days
  • Talks and lectures
  • Display boards and posters
  • Popular publications

Community Archaeology

We help local groups and communities interested in exploring and recording their historic environment, who need extra experience and expertise to drive a project forward:

  • Bespoke training courses and workshops on a wide range of archaeological skills, including test-pitting, site recording and interpretation, photogrammetry, finds identification and report writing.
  • Advice on project funding
  • Community project management
  • Academic rigour
  • Public relations and media coverage

Archaeology Internships

We offer a number of work-placements and internships:

  • LEBC-endorsed work experience placements for Year 10-12 students from Leicestershire Schools
  • CIfA-approved undergraduate and post-graduate internships and fieldwork placements.
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For more information or a friendly chat please contact us:

Telephone: 0116 252 2848


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Contact Us

For a friendly discussion on any aspect of how we may help you with archaeological work please call or email.

Tel: 0116 252 2848


Archaeological Services (ULAS), University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH.