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The City

Leicester is diversity

By ReslifeTeam 01 Mar 2024

At the University of Leicester, we are committed to ensuring that all our students and staff feel welcomed, valued, and empowered during their time here.

As one of the most culturally diverse cities in the UK, Leicester is known for its representation of ethnicities and nationalities from across the world.

The University has been shaped by the diverse ethnic make-up of its locality – which has in turn shaped the city itself. This informs our approach to research, education, and engagement with our communities.

Our diversity brings huge benefitsto the University. You will be able
to make the most of studying in
a diverse campus which values inclusivity and belonging, make friends with people from diverse backgrounds and faiths, and enjoy a city that is an exciting melting pot of cultural experiences.

You quite literally have the world on your doorstep! Let's take a look at some amazing stats and figures:


Wherever you look, you are left in no doubt that this city and our University are the most culturally diverse in the country – and we couldn’t be more proud of that.