Graduate support

As a DMU graduate we offer many activities and initiatives to support you in the world of work.

If you are looking to start a business, or pitch for money and support we have many opportunities available to you.

We have the resources to help you develop connections, skills, or create ideas, and our external relationships with industry demonstrate our commitment to you and your career after your studies.

Support, advice and guidance

Find out more about the start-up business support on offer after you graduate.

Careers and employability
Starting a business
1-2-1 business advice
Student Enterprise Movement
Employability mentoring
DMU Legal Advice Centre
DMU Business Advice Centre

Competitions and funding

There are many opportunities to pitch for money and support for your start-up business idea.

Global Challenge

Ongoing professional development

Discover ways in which you can progress your skills in the workplace.

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships
Short courses
Case studies

Space for entrepreneurial activity

We have dedicated spaces that can be used for entrepreneurial work.

Co-working cafe
Leicester Castle Business School


There are many different events across the university that you can attend or become involved in.

Start-up events
Leicester Castle Business School Events
Leicester Business Festival
Research events

Connections and affiliations

Get involved with other organisations.

Leicester Business Festival
Who we work with
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
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At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

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DMU is a dynamic university, read about what we have been up to in our latest news section.

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Mission and vision

Read about our mission and vision and how these create a supportive and exciting learning environment.