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We believe our campus is one of the finest in the country. Located in the heart of Leicester, it blends the old and the new, reflecting the great tradition of our home city and its buildings.  

Campus life is a fundamental part of our students’ university experience and we’ve worked hard to make sure that our facilities, library, food and drink outlets and student spaces are safe for you to enjoy. We’ve implemented thorough safety and hygiene measures across our buildings including hand sanitiser points, one-way systems where possible, enhanced cleaning measures and more.

Take a look at which campus facilities will be available.

Coming to DMU and studying the course I do has really helped to build my confidence, which has been really good for me. It’s such a modern campus, with great history too. Everything is close together and well connected, plus it’s really near to the city centre.

Danielle Andrews, Performing Arts

DMU employee laying social distancing floor sign

The DMU community is a caring, compassionate and understanding one, and your health and safety during your time at DMU is of paramount importance to us. In order to make sure you have the best student experience possible, there are several things we are asking you to do to help keep yourself and others safe from Covid-19

Our staff and students share a responsibility to ensure our campus is safe. To find out more about what we ask of you and what DMU commits to do, please take a look at our shared commitment to keeping each other safe.

Find out more about our campus.

Please note: This video was filmed before the COVID-19 pandemic


student accommodation kitchen and lounge

Your accommodation plays a key role in your life as a DMU student. It’s where you’ll relax, study and socialise with friends so it’s imperative that we make sure it continues to be a safe space for you.

We are offering guaranteed accommodation for all new students*. All of our accommodation is within easy walking distance of our city campus, with Leicester’s attractions just minutes away.

You can rest assured that all DMU-owned and nominated halls will follow the relevant government guidelines. Thorough cleaning will take place prior to your arrival with increased cleaning of reception areas, common rooms, corridors and laundry rooms being maintained throughout your stay, including detailed cleaning of all access readers, touchpoints, rails and handles.

Social distancing measures have been implemented as well as procedures to promote good hand hygiene. All will be reviewed and updated as the situation evolves but our priority is to create and maintain a safe environment for our students and staff.

Learn more about accommodation at DMU.

*T&Cs apply.


I’ve lived in Leicester my whole life and studying at DMU in Leicester is amazing. It’s an amazing location, the campus is quite compact so everything’s all together in one place. The city is full of opportunity with plenty of things to do and you’re in walking distance of everything. In Leicester we do pride ourselves on the diversity of the city and how multi-ethnic we are, so it’s all about community. Being a smaller city it’s all about being a close-knit community, and that’s what DMU is all about too.

Matt Teagle, Film Studies



Kimberlin Library and our study spaces will be open to students, with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. You will still be able to borrow books and other material and use library PCs as usual. The Library team are working on an enhanced package of support and online resources for you to access.

Sports facilities

DMU QE2 leisure centre exterior

The QEII Leisure Centre will be open for our students, when Government guidelines allow, with the relevant health and safety measures in place.

Got questions?

No matter your question or concern, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us – we’re with you every step of the way. You or your parent/guardian can contact us either by phone on +44 (0)116 2 50 60 70, email via, or on social media, such as InstagramTwitter or Facebook.