Health and wellbeing

At DMU we understand the importance of a healthy mind in a healthy body which is why we have invested heavily in our recreational and leisure facilities and have a full counselling team to provide confidential support if necessary.

A chaplaincy also provides non-denominational religious support and a doctor’s surgery on campus delivers a full NHS service to students and the local community. 

Healthy body

The £8 million Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre provides a range of leisure and recreational facilities and activities including a 25m six-lane swimming pool with poolside sauna, a fitness suite with resistance weights and cardiovascular training machines, eight indoor courts for badminton and squash, netball and 5-a-side football, a comprehensive fitness class programme and a climbing wall.

Annual membership for DMU students is heavily subsidised but you can pay-as-you-go if you prefer.

DMU also has an active Students' Union Sports Section which organises a range of clubs, most of which participate in British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) fixtures.

Healthy mind

DMU provides a range of support services for students to help deal with any emotional issues.

The service can help you:

  • Fulfil your potential
  • Solve your problems
  • Deal with what you can't change

It can also:  

  • See you on a one-to-one basis
  • Point you to online help
  • Include you in one of our groups
  • Get you the right self-help resources 

How we can help?

The following services are available at DMU:

  • Life coaching – develop your full potential
  • Counselling – help with a wide range of issues
  • Drop-in email – check us out with this first contact email option
  • E-counselling – counselling by email exchange
  • Nightline – listening service run by students
  • Confidentiality
  • Counselling podcast

DMU also has a number of online resources that can be accessed 24/7 once you are a student.

These include: 

  • Calmyou: online self help
  • Natural relaxation course
  • Beating the Blues: easy to use program
  • Managing depression
  • Managing stress
  • Information about common problems 
Fees and funding
Fees and funding

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International students

If you're not based in the UK, and would like to find out more about DMU, visit our international pages.