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The Fielding Johnson building was built in 1837 using white Mountsorrel bricks and Bangor slates.It was designed by William Parsons in a late Georgian provincial style.The building was home to most of the universities departments until purpose-built accommodation was created, and it was renamed the Fielding Johnson Building in 1964. The Fielding Johnson Building now houses the University's administration offices, the Faculty of Law and a lecture theatre.Opposite the Fielding Johnson Building are the Astley Clarke Building, home to the School of Economics, and the University Sports Centre.The university established itself as a research-led university.It previously consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom It is argued that the first serious suggestions for a university in Leicester began with the Leicester Literary and Philosophy society which had its interest in literature and, philosophy in the old sense, meaning science.Percy Gee was one of the first Treasurers of the University College.
With the ending of the war, the local newspapers, The Leicester Post and The Leicester Mail encouraged donations to form the University.Its original use was as the Leicestershire and Rutland County Lunatic Asylum.There were 108 original inmates, the last of which left in 1908.Talk turned to the curriculum with many arguing that it should focus on Leicester's chief industries hosiery, boots and shoes. Two types of students were expected, around 100–150 teachers in training, and undergraduates hoping to sit the external degrees of London University.Others had higher hopes than just technical training. Gibbs, a long-standing supporter of the college while editor of the Leicester Daily Post, was nominated as Secretary. F Rattray (1886–1967), was appointed Principal, aged 35. Having gained a first class English degree at Glasgow, he studied at Manchester College, Oxford. A students union was formed in 1923–24 with a Miss Bonsor as its first president.
With the success of Owen's College in Manchester, and the establishment of Birmingham University in 1900, and Nottingham University College, it was thought that Leicester ought to have a university college too.