Student Accommodation at De Montfort University
De Montfort University places its main focus into four different faculties; Art, Design & Humanities, Business & Law, Health & Life Sciences and Technology. DMU offers an emphasis on career-relevant skills, and is among the top 25 UK universities for employment rates. The university's impressive employability rates and vibrant social scene attracts around 20,000 students every year.
De Montfort University is situated on the outskirts of Leicester’s city centre, meaning living in the city is always a popular option for students. With plenty of new, high-quality high-rise flats, there’s a bunch of 1-bedroom or 2-bedroom flats on offer which are located close to campus.
Westcotes surrounds the main campus of DMU and is an excellent option for studying close by. With plenty of student amenities packed into the areas, buzzing bars and renowned pubs are always right on the doorstep in the neighbourhood.
If the idea of a busy city doesn’t appeal to you that much, plenty of student accommodation options can be found a bit further out of the centre. Stoneygate and Clarendon Park are less than a 30-minute walk from campus, and offer an abundance of greenery in the nearby parklands.
Life on Campus
Leicester is recognised for being one of the friendliest cities in the UK. With 20% of those studying being international students, who come from over 130 countries, it’s clear that the city’s welcoming nature is recognised globally.
Over the years, students have developed over 140 clubs and societies to get involved with at DMU. The university’s influential status has brought several market leaders to deliver guest lectures, with shoe designer Jimmy Choo and novelist and former alumni Adele Parks coming back to visit.
With a recent £136 million development into City Campus, improvements have been made to teaching rooms, eateries and the Students’ Union. DMU is constantly looking to develop and grow their university.
When it comes to finding student accommodation at De Montfort University, UniHomes is here to help. We cover a huge range of popular student areas in Leicester, offering a bunch of of different bedroom sizes to suit your needs. The best thing about UniHomes? Every property comes with all bills included, so you have one less thing to worry about while you study.