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The University of Leicester (i/ˈlɛstə/ LES-tər) is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park.
The university established itself as a research-led university and was previously ranking among the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom. It was awarded University of the Year by The Times in 2008. As of 2016/17 the university is nationally ranked 25th in the The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 32nd in the The Complete University Guide and 47th in the The Guardian.
Motto: So that they may have life
Endowment: £13.1 million (2015)
Administrative staff: 2,495
Students: 17,995 (2014/15)
Undergraduates: 11,030 (2014/15)
Postgraduates: 6,965 (2014/15)
46 : 54
Gender ratio (in %)
Students : Staff ratio
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