What is Chaplaincy?
Chaplaincy is inclusive of the university team that offers support as part of a holistic care.

What is a Chaplain?
A Chaplain is appointed by the university to offer pastoral, religious, spiritual, moral and social support for students, staff and visitors.

How do I contact the Muslim Chaplain?
The Muslim Chaplain can be contacted during normal working hours of Monday to Friday through the:

  • Direct via email: muslimchaplain@dmu.ac.uk 
  • Via Student and Academic Services (SAAS) reception, Tel: 0116 257 7595 who can pass the message.

Where is the Prayer Room?
The Prayer Room is on the basement/lower-ground floor of the Portland Building. 
The entrance to the Prayer Room is from the back entrance of Portland Building i.e. from Newarke Close through the car park - see DMU campus map.

Prayer times 
Please see the Prayer times page. Web: http://www.dmu.ac.uk/prayertimes

Ramadan Resource
The Working Muslim in Ramadan

Student Loans

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Support provided
Chaplaincy can provide you:

Before DMU
  • Assist in finding the correct course for students and providing information of University services to enhance student experience. Support is offered on DMU Open Days and by Emails.
During DMU
  • Support is provided initially during Welcome Week, International Week and Freshers to settle into your home and community, and throughout your time. 
  • Learn about faith and support for your faith journey.
  • Spiritual guidance, counselling and prayer support, as well as a place of safety and/or prayer.
  • Pastoral and practical support for life issues, such as money and debt, relationships, stress, health, illness, bereavement, etc.
  • Understand the value of your work and its spiritual significance, also work, timetabling and deadlines.
  • Assist in Employability in conjunction with Unitemps, Frontrunners, DMU Graduate Internships, DMU Global, DMU Local and DMU Square Mile India.
After DMU
  • Become an Alumnus and ambassador for the University.
  • Peace which can utilised for the life ahead.
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