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De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) is an independent, student-run and student-led organisation. It’s on hand to involve, represent and inspire you to make the most of your time at DMU and is based in the Campus Centre at the heart of campus. University is about developing and shaping your future through the experiences as well as furthering your education. DSU looks after more than 120 societies, numerous volunteering groups and the award-winning Demon Media – all of which give you a chance to be involved with something amazing while at DMU and make memories that will last.
Clubs and societies
There is a wide range of different clubs and societies which you can join through the students’ union – nearly 200, at last count. On the DSU website you’ll find information about each society and details about how to join. There’s no limit on how many clubs you can join, and they are generally divided into categories which include sport, music appreciation, culture, food, drink, religion, nationality and more.
When choosing where to study, we know the location is as important as the university. At DMU, you’re getting the best of both worlds, a campus-based university situated in the city centre!
Leicester is a great place to be a student, it has everything you’re looking for and more – a safe space to live and study as well as convenient access to accommodation, shopping, nightlife and all that’s on offer in the city centre. Leicester is an amazing student city, ranked in the top three ‘student cities’*, and you’ll be right at the heart of it. As a student at DMU you will be able to take advantage of some fantastic discounts and offers across the city, from national shops, top sports teams to quirky coffee shops.
While steeped in English history, today it's famed for vibrant diversity, explore culinary delights from around the world in ‘the most multicultural street in the country’ - Narborough Road. Or head outside of the city centre and you’ll stumble across plenty of scenic countryside – the perfect opportunity to stretch your legs and look after your wellbeing.
It's also a great place to find work. A Capital on Tap study positions Leicester among the country's start-up hotspots, while DMU has been named the best university in the UK for helping students build their career. Beyond all of this, Leicester’s central location in the Midlands means you can benefit from some excellent transport links, and you're able to get to cities such as London in just over an hour.