University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Establishing itself as one of the foremost universities in the UK, Leicester has risen in every major league table and is consistently ranked in the top 20 out of over 120 universities. Leicester is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and THE World University Rankings.
Loughborough University is in the top 15 in all three national university rankings and is the East Midlands’ top university. It is the UK’s premier location for sport, exercise and physical activity and its underpinning academic disciplines and was named Sports University of the Year in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. It is set on a beautiful campus with world-class sporting amenities, internationally acclaimed research centres and state-of-the-art academic facilities.
The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has been ranked number one in the world for sports-related subjects in the QS World University rankings for two years running (2017-2018).
The University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is ranked in the UK and European top 30 and in the top 1% of all universities worldwide. It has campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia and has around 44,000 students across the three campuses. The University was rated 8th nationally for research power in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL)
UHL is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country operating across three main sites and six satellite facilities. It is an acute trust serving the diverse local population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, offering a wide range of services across three sites – Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH)
NUH is one of the largest acute trusts in England. It provides a wide range of secondary and tertiary hospital services for communities across Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and the East Midlands from three sites. NUH works in partnership with a number of local stakeholders and clinical networks and hosts the Biomedical Research Units in gastroenterology and hearing, which are run in close collaboration with The University of Nottingham.