Faith advice

As well as having our on-campus chapel and prayer rooms, DMU has a team of volunteer faith advisors who can offer support and answer questions via email.

Muslim Faith Advisor (Imam)

Mohammed Laher:


Meet our volunteer Faith Advisors

Contact a Faith Advisor
 Sikh Faith Advisor

Indi Singh                                                   

 Hindu Faith Advisor

Akshar Patel

Christian Faith Advisor (Anglican)

Father Johannes Arens

Jewish Leicester

Rabbi Shmuli Pink

Phone: 07813714188

Further information


  1. Leicester facilities

    Local sources of faith support and worship

    Jewish facilities

    Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation

    Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation

    A warm and welcoming community for Jews of all backgrounds.

    Jewish Leicester

    Rabbi Shmuli Pink
    Tel: 07813714188

    Christian facilities

    Holy Cross Priory (Catholic)

    Please contact for more information.

    Students generally attend the 7pm mass on Sunday. Find out more on the Holy Cross Priory website.

    St Andrew’s Church (Anglican)

    Located on Jarrom Street, Leicester, LE2 7DH. St Andrews' Church offers quiet space. Regular Services take place on Sundays (subject to change). St Andrews is open to all from 07:45 until 08:30 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for quiet contemplation.

    Call 0116 3194949, email or visit the St Andrews' Church website for more information.

    Muslim facilities

    For more information about finding a local mosque, please contact

    You can also access support and advice at Student Space.

    Sikh facilities

    The nearest Gurdwara to DMU is the Guru Nanak Gurdwara.

    Hindu facilities

    BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Leicester welcomes students based in Leicester. You can find more on the mandir's website.

  2. Join a society

    De Montfort Students' Union offers a wide range of societies to get involved with, including faith-based ones - see a full list of their societies on the DSU website.

    If the society you're looking for isn't there - contact DSU to set it up!

  3. Counselling and wellbeing support

    You can find advice and guidance via the HealthyDMU, a space created to support students' mental and physical health during their studies. Visit the HealthyDMU Hub for more information, including self help guides, online sessions and phone, email or text support via Student Space.

    In addition, appointments can be made with the DMU Wellbeing team for help with specific mental health and wellbeing issues.