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Universities Are A Key Driver of Sustainable Growth In The Modern Knowledge-Intensive Economy

By Professor Nishan Canagarajah

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Professor Nishan Canagarajah, President & Vice-Chancellor - University of Leicester

 

Universities are intellectual powerhouses that drive innovation, support businesses, develop entrepreneurship and train future generations of industry leaders. It is at the interface of business and academia that new thinking emerges, novel approaches develop and the future is reshaped.

The University of Leicester was founded 100 years ago by the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as a beacon of hope to make the world a better place, and this mission underpins the University’s strategy at this, the dawn of our second century.

We are committed to being a catalyst for change in the region. By developing effective partnerships, we upskill the population and build prosperity for the whole region.

 
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