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Your DMU Future - information for applicants

Welcome to your DMU community

It’s more important than ever to stay connected and keep moving your future forward. Supporting you is our absolute priority - we aim to provide you with a smooth transition to university life and be there for you on every step of your journey. 

We understand that you’ll be interested to know more about what your time at university will look like now that we’ve all adapted to new ways of living, studying and working. Above all, you deserve a great student experience - with flexible, high-quality teaching and learning methods, opportunities to enjoy student life to the full, and chances to build skills and experience for an exciting, fulfilling future career. 

Our Digital Open Days are the best way to get a feel for life at DMU and meet staff and current students in our welcoming community, or you can join a live stream to hear about everything from student finance to teaching, and learning, and ask questions in real-time.  

Get involved by joining our Applying to DMU 2021 Facebook group, our regular Instagram Q&As, or head over to our YouTube channel to catch up with all the latest content, including a Your DMU Future playlist

Before you join us, if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch – we’re with you every step of the way. You can contact us either by phone on +44 (0)116 257 7000, email via enquiry@dmu.ac.uk, or on Instagram or Facebook

If you want to know more about a course, being a student at DMU, or life in Leicester, why not send a message to one of our friendly student ambassadors through Unibuddies? Current DMU students from a wide variety of courses, countries and year groups are available to chat now! You can also get in contact with experienced members of our Schools and Colleges Liaison Team about applications, scholarships and fees too.  


Recent changes to your summer exams

The UK Government has announced that teachers' assessed grades will be used to replace cancelled GCSEs, AS and A-level exams this summer, and we realise how this is yet another disruption to your education. If you’re a BTEC student, you may be looking to your school or college to understand how your assessments will continue as planned, but we still recognise your learning experience has been anything but normal. 

While the government works with Ofqual to ensure a fair outcome for all students, you might be concerned about how your hard work will be assessed. We are committed to a flexible admissions process that recognises the challenges you have overcome this year. Each application to DMU is reviewed on an individual basis – we look at you as a person as well as your academic success.

Your DMU Future

We’ve all overcome a lot recently and adapted to a new way of living, so if this is the year you’ve decided to start, or continue, your higher education journey, we want you to know that DMU is here for you every step of the way.

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