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International student support

By coming to De Montfort University (DMU) you are embarking on an exciting and life-changing adventure, but you may still need some support along the way.

As an international student, you will have a range of support available to you that begins before you set foot on campus and continues right up until the time you graduate.

Travelling to DMU 

We can provide information and guidance if you're planning your journey, and there is information on our website here about transport from different UK airports to DMU. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with us - we'll be happy to assist.

We can advise you on many of the issues related to living and studying at DMU; you'll find more information on these pages, or please contact us at

Airport coach pick-up service

We operate a pick-up service from Heathrow airport on key arrival dates in June, August and September. We recommend using this free service You can read more about the coach service and check dates and times here.

International Student Guide

The International Student Guide includes lots of information about living and studying at DMU; it's available online here.

Explore UK!

Throughout the year we run trips and visits at weekends to other towns, cities and tourist attractions in the UK!

Find out more about the Explore UK programme here.

Police Visa Registration

If you need to register your visa, we arrange on-campus appointments with the police Nationality team at certain times of year you'll need to visit the nationality office at the police station on Hinckley Road.

Check here for more advice and information.  

Contact us

Please contact us by email at or visit the team in the Student Gateway, on the ground floor of Gateway House (open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday).

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