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Our live streams cover a range of topics and are relaxed and informal – they’re an opportunity for you to ask your questions. These could be questions like, how do I write my personal statement, how do I decide if a university is right for me if I can't attend on-campus Open Days, or what's it like to study online or through blended learning? From Q&As with current students to discussions with our advisers, they are designed to help you get your questions answered first-hand from the people who know it best.

You can also gain the full interactive DMU experience with course-specific information by booking your place on our Digital Open Days on Saturday 13 February or Saturday 13 March.

If you're interested in postgraduate study, check out our postgraduate live streams.

Upcoming DMUTalks streams

Applying to University

Applying to University focuses on a student's transition from school and college to university. Each episode is live streamed and has a panel of experienced staff, current students and DMU graduates, to provide you with invaluable insight into how to approach UCAS, choose your university and find your perfect course. 

Ask The Expert

Ask the Expert will focus on teaching and research at DMU through discussions of some of the extraordinary problems that we are facing in today's world. 

Each live episode will give you a feel of how we aim to develop our students as critical thinkers through their learning experience. Our diverse panel of students and lecturers will discuss current news and trends such as the economic chaos and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the political landscape, the challenges of navigating the book industry for black british writers, the dark side of fast fashion and the psychological impact of lockdown on mental health. 

Subject Support

Subject Support focuses on students who will discuss how they chose their course and provide hints and tips to help you make the right decision when choosing yours. It also covers subject-specific topics, such as interview advice for Nursing students, political discussions with contacts in our Business and Law faculty, portfolio guidance for our design courses and career advice to enhance your employability prospects.

Applying to University: Student finance | Tuesday 26 January, 6:30pm

Student finance applications will open in February and we know it can be difficult to understand for new students. This live stream will provide you with all you need to know regarding the application process, understanding the types of loans, how to repay and how much you will receive.

Ask The Expert: Economic solutions - Tackling youth unemployment in a post-Covid world | Wednesday 27 January, 5pm

Employment opportunities for young people have rapidly evolved over the last 10 years with the rise of the gig economy and zero-hour contracts. The coronavirus pandemic is now having a particularly deep impact on the prospects for young workers. In this session we will explore the ways that government and society can support young people in a post-Covid world in order that we avoid a 'lost generation'.

Ask the Expert: The Covid vaccine: The start of an end to the pandemic? | Thursday 28 January, 5pm

What will the launch of a new vaccine look like? And how could this impact the role of Pharmacists? Our Health and Life Sciences academics discuss this and more.

DMUtalks: Budgeting at university | Wednesday 3 February, 6:30pm

This live stream will provide students with top tips for budgeting whilst at university. Our panel of DMU students will share their views and experience on how they budget, as well as commenting on opportunities to earn extra income.

Applying to University: Kick start your university research for September 2022 entry | Wednesday 10 February, 6:30pm

This live stream is specifically aimed at Year 12 or first-year students within further education who are considering going to university. Our UCAS experts will discuss the benefits of going to university, the importance of research and will provide helpful hints and tips to support you through the decision-making process.

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Rewatch the DMUTalks series

Episode 1: Why HE?

Episode 2: What is UCAS?

Episode 3: Researching

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Once you book your place, you'll get a schedule of what will be covered and a list of useful links and contacts. You also get to drop us a question now, to be answered on stream, so there's no need to worry about putting it in the chat.

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