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OpenFaith 1:1 drop in sessions and bookable spaces for students


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The OpenFaith spaces across campus are open and accessible to all DMU students regardless of faith.

The Breathing Space is the home of #HealthyDMU and OpenFaith, all students can drop in Monday-Friday between 8:30am-8:30pm.

Facilities are available for tea and coffee and student groups are welcome to book the spaces for any wellbeing or OpenFaith related activity.

The chapel, prayer room and Breathing Space are also available for prayer, worship and reflection.

  • The Breathing Space (Room PO 00.12)
  • Sharing Space (Room PO 00.09)
  • Prayer Rooms (Room PO 00.31 & 00.30)
  • The Chapel (Room PO 00.13)

There are seven Faith Advisors at DMU and students can now book a 1:1 appointment with any of them.

The OpenFaith Advisor team are here to support all students with pastoral care regardless of their faith or beliefs.

Christian Faith Advisor (Anglican Chaplain): Johannes Arens: 

Muslim Faith Advisor (Imam): Mohammed Laher:

Christian Faith Advisor (Catholic Chaplain): David Rocks

Spiritual Advisor: Parmjit Basra

Christian Faith Advisor (Pentecostal Chaplain): Ellah Kandi and Hikima Jewu

Sikh Faith Advisor: Harminder Jagdev

Jewish Faith Advisor Miriam Levene:

To book an appointment please call the OpenFaith Advisor phone line: 0116 366 4407

The OpenFaith initiative now facilitates tailor-made masterclasses for anyone interested in exploring different faiths, beliefs and cultures.

The masterclasses create a better understanding of spirituality and are bookable through MyGateway.

For more information please email our Student Cohesion Officer: or visit our webpage.
Posted on Thursday 9th January 2020

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