Leicester City Football Club


LCFC Champions

Brilliant teamwork has powered Leicester City to the Premier League title - and De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is proud to say we’ve been on the same side for years.

The latest agreement to become the club’s Official Higher Education Partner builds on four years of two great Leicester institutions working together.

Leicester City has challenged convention on their road to Premier League glory, an ethos which DMU holds dearly.

Current students and graduates are also exploring employment opportunities with the club as they pave their careers and staff and students also reap the benefits of exclusive ticket giveaways.


Leicester Riders Basketball Club



De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) signed a partnership with the current national basketball champions in March 2017 to further boost the sporting experiences available to students.

As part of the agreement, DMU's Women's Basketball team, the DMU Pitbulls receive specialist coaching from the Leicester Riders and play their home games at Leicester Arena.

There are also initiatives in place for the Leicester Riders to run coaching clinics for both the 1st and 2nd Men's Basketball teams, the DMU Griffins.

Thanks to this collaboration, DMU staff and students can also redeem discounted tickets to Leicester Riders fixtures.

To redeem your match tickets click here, create an account and enter the code DMU2017, before purchasing your tickets.


Leicester Tigers Rugby Football Club  


Sports Scholarships

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has a unique partnership with Leicester Tigers, one of the best-know rugby clubs in the world, and the most successful in English rugby union. DMU and Tigers are working together to benefit students and staff at the university, and the club in Britain and overseas.

Tigers give tickets to DMU students and staff so they can attend all A-league and Academy home matches free of charge, as well as ticket offers for first-team matches. Varsity games, which see a showdown between student teams from DMU and the University of Leicester, are played at Tigers’ Welford Road stadium.


Leicester Ladies Hockey Club



De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is proud to be working with one of Europe’s elite hockey clubs, Leicester Ladies (LLHC).

The university has been working with the club since the 2015/16 season, with the partnership providing a whole host of opportunities for student hockey teams.

The deal provides elite provision for DMU’s student hockey club as well as the university being the official shirt sponsor for five of LLHC senior teams and three junior sides.

LLHC coaches Lauren Osgood and David Hill have guided the club to great heights this year, with the men’s side winning their Varsity for the first time and the women’s side winning their British University and College Sports (BUCS) league with a 100% winning record. The women were unfortunate to not add a cup victory to their name after reaching the final in March.





































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