Advancing towards becoming one of the top universities of the U.K., Leicester University affirms its commitment towards international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, ambitious teaching. The university rejoices in the colours of diversity that students and staff from all over the globe bring to the campus. Founded in 1921 as a memorial to the Great War, the university has come a long way to anchor its name amongst the remarkable discoveries, academic and research eminence. Leicester is the birthplace of the crucial, globally remarkable invention of genetic fingerprinting and home of the team who found King Richard III. However, it is the strong research emphasized pedagogy of the University that has pushed its name to higher horizons and has become a key choice for the students to study in. Along with matchless infrastructure and highly-experienced eminent faculty members, the university's strong bonds with government bodies, other institutions and research organizations give students a limitless sky of opportunities to spread their wings. Further, to undertake commercialized research programs, the university established collaborations with industries. To ascertain post-graduation employment, the University organizes lectures, workshops and educational tours, skill development initiatives for students to drive-in aptitude for evolving technologies, career counseling and placement cells.