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Student life at DMU
Student life at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) isn’t all about studying; you’ll have plenty of opportunities to try new things and make friends through your course, accommodation, sports clubs and societies. Whether you’re looking to develop your employability, get involved, or just let off some steam then we’ve got it covered. This handy guide will give you a tiny taste of what to expect – and you can also find out more on our frequently asked questions page.
DMU is one of the top 25 universities for graduate employment, so we know what is important when it comes to helping you get a job after graduation. Our graduates have gone on to work at world-leading companies such as: Warner Bros, HSBC, Nike, KPMG, BBC, Gucci, Abercrombie and Fitch, BMW, Levi’s, NASA, Disney, Radio 1 and Adidas. Our dedicated careers consultants can help you make the best decision on the career path for you.
To help enhance your employability, many courses offer the option of a placement year and DMU has strong links in business and industry. The Careers and Employment Support team can also help you to gain experience through graduate and summer internship programmes.
There are also opportunities for you to gain work experience through Frontrunners, which provides a variety of paid placements which are designed to fit around your studies. Most placements are based within DMU and include roles such as administration, social media, and Vice-Chancellor office support.
Our Unitemps service can help you to find jobs both inside the university and the local area; the service has placed 3,944 students in positions over the last 12 months. Unitemps also places Student Ambassadors, a rewarding, paid role designed to help promote DMU by sharing experiences of university with prospective students, parents and teachers.