Public Archaeology & Outreach

Sector-leading community engagement and archaeology internships

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Display, Interpretation and Community Archaeology

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

Training Courses 2019-20

This winter, Archaeological Services (ULAS) will be running a series of Saturday training courses at the University of Leicester. Ten 1/2-day and 1-day courses will focus on archaeological skills, including how to set up a project, desk-based research, field walking, test-pitting, excavation, reading landscapes and buildings, photogrammetry, how to process and identify finds, report writing and archiving.

Find out more information by downloading this booklet (pdf)

Or visit Shop@le to book a place.

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.
  • Click here for more information


For more information or a friendly chat please contact us:

Telephone: 0116 252 2848

Email: ulas@le.ac.uk

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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

Email: ulas@le.ac.uk

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