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The University

Based in the heart of the UK, De Montfort University Leicester is a public university, just a five-minute walk from the City Centre. They have recently seen a £136 million campus transformation, creating a modern and sustainable environment for students.

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As part of the campus regeneration project, the attractive campus now boasts a variety of high-quality study spaces for students. There’s also plenty of green space on offer, with Castle Park and Bede Park just a short stroll away, as well as the banks of the River Soar that runs alongside the university buildings. 

Leicester City Centre offers students a whole range of nightlife and recreational events. From pubs and clubs to sports and travel options, the city is packed with amenities. The city is consistently recognised as being one of the best value places to live in the UK.

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De Montfort University

An excellent reputation

De Montfort University (DMU) has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world (Times Higher Education magazine) and has been rated No.1 for graduate employability.

DMU is renowned for its innovative research and teaching, being one of the leading universities for art and design in the UK. DMU offers excellent teaching across four faculties: Art, Design, and Humanities, Business and Law, Health and Life Sciences and Computing, Engineering and Media.

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DMU has attained the highest possible standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework, currently holding a Gold status. This is a testament to the institution’s commitment to ‘consistently outstanding’ levels of teaching. 

Over 170 courses at the university are accredited by the most prestigious and recognised professional bodies in the UK. Not only does this make it easier for students to work towards valuable professional qualifications alongside their degree, it helps kick start graduate’s careers in their chosen field. 

DMU also offers exceptional prospects for international study, offering all students the opportunity to take part in their ‘DMU Global’ programme. This programme sees students broadening their horizons with a variety of field trips, volunteering and study abroad options. 

For international students, the university operates an International Student Support Team to support students during their time there. This includes a welcome week, a buddy-based support scheme and free English language guidance. If you’re an international student, our De Montfort University accommodation makes a perfect home to meet other students from around the world.

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Key Stats
 
801 - 1000th
in the 2021 QS world rankings
 
16mins
to the nearest Novel
 
170
courses
 
25,293
Number of full time equivalent students enrolled at the University
Accommodation near De Montfort University
Living in Leicester

Whether you’re looking for a room or an apartment, our DMU student accommodation could be your perfect student home. Find out which Novel Student residence is closest to the university. 

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Our DMU accommodation, The Aspen, is located just a short ride from Leicester City Centre. Situated next to a lush Botanic Garden, our residence brings the serenity of the gardens to our living spaces.

With an outdoor zen garden, gym and dining area, the property offers opportunities to take a break from fast-paced student life. Inside, you’ll also find our no study zones, including a games room and karaoke area. 

Unlike typical DMU accommodation, our properties offer both en-suite rooms within shared apartments and private studios. 

In the rooms and studios, you’ll find a relaxing space, perfect for both work and rest. Each room also offers ample desk space, as well as 100Mb WiFi and comfortable desk seating, to support your focus time.

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