You will be taught at Leicester College, St Margaret’s Campus.
We want you to have the best possible experience with us, and the excellent facilities at Leicester College help you to do so. From nurseries (ranked as outstanding by Ofsted) to sports facilities, everything you need is conveniently located so you can get the most out of your time with us. Each campus also hosts a well-stocked library.
You will also benefit from an exclusive undergraduate social space at St. Margaret's Campus. The HE Hub is equipped with comfy seating, PCs, Macs, BYOD and Craft desks, and presentation facilities. There is also a dedicated Higher Education team.
Leicester College also has a Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework for higher education, which measures excellence in teaching quality; the learning environment; and the educational and professional outcomes achieved by students.
You are also able to use the Leicester College Inter-Campus Minibus to assist with transport to De Montfort University.
You will be taught at Leicester College but will also have access to facilities at DMU.
Facilities at DMU include lecture theatres and classrooms with capacities ranging from 50 to 250 people, break-out spaces for group work, quiet study zones for individual work and a large number of high-spec IT labs, some of which are installed with professional software.
The Newarke café in Hugh Aston provides Costa Coffee as well a range of snacks and refreshments.
On campus, the main Kimberlin Library offers a space where you can work, study and access a vast range of print materials, with computer stations, laptops, plasma screens and assistive technology also available.
As well as providing a physical space in which to work, we offer online tools to support your studies, and our extensive online collection of resources accessible from our Library website, e-books, specialised databases and electronic journals and films which can be remotely accessed from anywhere you choose.
We will support you to confidently use a huge range of learning technologies, including Blackboard, Collaborate Ultra, DMU Replay, MS Teams, Turnitin and more. Alongside this, you can access LinkedIn Learning and learn how to use Microsoft 365, and study support software such as mind mapping and note-taking through our new Digital Student Skills Hub.
The library staff offer additional support to students, including help with academic writing, research strategies, literature searching, reference management and assistive technology. There is also a ‘Just Ask’ service for help and advice, live LibChat, online workshops, tutorials and drop-ins available from our Learning Services, and weekly library live chat sessions that give you the chance to ask the library teams for help.
You will also have access to Leicester College’s library services. Each campus also hosts a well-stocked library which includes study spaces, computer facilities, and media appropriate for your course. You will also have access to a dedicated e-library on the college’s VLE Moodle, that hosts all of the library’s e-books, e-journals and databases as well as information to support study. DVDs and music CDs free to borrow and you will also have access to copying, printing and scanning facilities.
The home of De Montfort Students' Union, (DSU) our Campus Centre offers a welcoming and lively hub for student life. Conveniently located at the heart of campus, it includes a convenience store, a Subway and a Starbucks. Here you can find the DSU-owned charitable accommodation service Sulets and DSU’s shop, SUpplies, selling art supplies, stationery and clothing, and printing and binding services. The building is also home to the DSU officer team.