What you learn in books is just the start, so when you’re not busy learning, you want life. Located in the heart of Leicester, a progressive and diverse city, DMU’s modern campus has a great choice of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as a lively mix of music, sport and culture on its doorstep. Leicester has been named the fourth most vibrant city in the UK, putting it ahead of the likes of Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and London (Top Cities Vibrancy Report, 2022).
Our city is also home to major employers such as Caterpillar UK, IBM, Next and PepsiCo, making it an excellent place to find work. Leicester has been named among the country’s start-up hotspots (Capital on Tap), with DMU ranked as one of Britain’s top 10 universities for the most student and graduate start-ups.