Open Days at De Montfort University
Come to an Open Day and find out why DMU Leicester is the most improved university in Britain as well as one of the top 25 universities for graduate employment.
Book your place at one of our 2015/16 University Wide Open Days by clicking on your preferred date below and completing the online form:
Online chat events
If you are unable to visit the university in person, we hold regular events where you can chat online with an adviser.
Whatever your questions may be our team will be available to advise you on anything from your UCAS application to the content of courses we offer, or our unique campus facilities and accommodation.
Upcoming online chat events:
Tuesday 4 August, 10am–3pm
Book your place
Want to visit us sooner?
If you can’t attend one of our official Open Days, we offer campus tours throughout the year. Conducted by current students, our tours cover all key facilities on campus as well as giving you the chance to ask questions about student life at DMU.
Why come to an Open Day?
Choosing a university is an important decision, that’s why we invite you to visit DMU and see for yourself what we have to offer. With current students on hand to share their personal experience and tutors to discuss our superb range of courses, DMU Open Days are a game changer when it comes to finding for the right university for you.
Did you know that DMU is in the top 25 UK universities for graduate employment? At our Open Days, you will see our focus on employability in action and understand why DMU’s graduates have gone on to successful careers at world-leading companies including NASA, Disney, IBM, Nike, KPMG, the BBC, Gucci, BMW, Levi’s and Adidas.
Highlights of our Open Days include:
- A welcome talk from Vice-Chancellor Professor Dominic Shellard or other senior member of staff
- The chance to find out about #DMUglobal, DMU’s ground-breaking international experience programme, and our multi-award-winning volunteering scheme, Square Mile
- Meet course tutors and current DMU students to talk life at DMU and our courses
- A careers and employability talk explaining how studying at DMU can improve your career prospects
- Learn everything you need to know about funding your studies at DMU at a student finance talk
- A tour of the campus showcasing our key facilities including the library, Students' Union, Halls of Residence, and our £8m leisure centre
- A range of faculty-specific activities, including digital drawing taster sessions, a law demonstration in our mock courtroom, lab demonstrations and our Formula Student stand.
DMU is the most improved university in the UK, according to The Times and The Sunday Times 2015 league tables. As a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation, we offer a great student experience – just ask our current students, whose reviews saw DMU ranked in the top 50 universities on the WhatUni? website.
We work hard to give our students a rich, rounded experience that will improve their employability – and it’s working. We are in the top 25 UK universities for graduate employment, with 95.8 per cent of our most recent graduates in employment or full-time education six months after graduating, well above the national average.*
DMU graduates and students achieve remarkable things:
Media Production graduate Leanne Allen landed her dream job at BBC Radio 1, taking up a role in the cutting-edge Visualisation department to help bring new audiences to the station
Beyoncé wore a DMU graduate's design to open the Grammys, taking to the stage in a bodysuit designed by Contour Fashion graduate Nichole de Carle, who has many celebrity followers, including Paloma Faith, Nichole Scherzinger and Jessie J
Leicester City Football Club was so impressed by Graphic Design graduate Jiteche Quessou during an internship that the club offered him a full-time job
MPs and peers met with DMU students at the Houses of Parliament to discuss ‘100 Ideas To Change Britain’ developed by students from DMU’s Department of Politics and Public Policy.
DMU graduate Ben Frost created movie-magic special effects for Walt Disney's
Frozen, helping the movie become the highest-grossing animation film of all time
Contour Fashion student Louisa Haywood won prestigious fashion competition run by lingerie company Lascivious in her first year of study
Fashion student Florence Tudgay mingled with celebs at a star-studded end to an amazing American adventure, after spending six weeks with the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University as part of DMU’s ground-breaking international experience scheme, #DMUglobal
DMU graduate Shireen Hussain was offered a job after a four-week internship as part of the innovative DMU Graduate Champions scheme, working at Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest contract catering and support services business.
DMU graduate Charlie Evans set up her own business with the support of DMU. Her story was recently featured in top magazine, The Economist, which revealed how DMU graduates are helping Leicester match London for new business success.
* Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2013/14 (Employability Performance Indicator).