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University of Leicester

Open to:  All subject areas

Duration: 1 or 2 semesters

University of Leicester website

Location: Leicester, East Midlands area of England

Other information: The University of Leicester is also the only university ever to have won a Times Higher Education award in seven consecutive years.  Leicester was ranked joint first in 2005, 2006 and 2007 National Student Survey for overall student satisfaction among mainstream universities in England. It was second only to Cambridge in 2008 and again joint first in 2009.  The university is most famous for the invention of genetic fingerprinting and contributing to the discovery and identification of the remains of King Richard III.

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Ruebe J. was an exchange student at the University of Leicester and she shares her experience here.

Lauren L. studied biochemistry while on exchange at the University of Leicester.