De Montfort University accommodation
De Montfort University is the educational home of around 22,000 students at any one time, and our student accommodation in Leicester places you right at the heart of all of the action!
De Montfort University (or DMU) in Leicester is the educational home of around 22,000 students at any one time. A lot of universities can claim to lie at the heart of everything, but at DMU it’s nothing but the truth. The city of Leicester is based in the middle of England, with close links to all of the notable cities that you might imagine. The city itself is its own vibrant and multicultural hub which has truly come into its own in recent years.
The University has origins all the way back in the late 1800s, although it’s only been DMU as we know it today since 1992. Despite its relative youth in this guise, it’s got some impressive experience under its belt.
DMU offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching from its 2700 strong staff and absolute world-class facilities. They are leaders in so much of what they do, and have come far in their journey. As the ‘most improved’ University in Britain, they offer some of the best chances of graduate employment to those who attend in the whole country. The research being conducted there is exemplary and even life changing.
In actual fact, some of their courses even rival those at Cambridge University – so you just know the quality is high!
Cultural diversity is celebrated across Leicester and this extends to DMU. International students are welcomed with open arms, and currently there are around 2,700 of them from around 127 countries.
The University is distinct, supportive and challenging, offering students a head start in life. At Liberty Living we share these same core values and our De Montfort University accommodation reflects this through and through. When you stay with us in our DMU accommodation, the transition to University life will be as smooth as possible – and we hope it’ll be exciting, too.
As if the city of Leicester’s own recent investment wasn’t enough, De Montfort University has also spent an impressive amount in recent years on campus rejuvenation which now means that their facilities are practically second-to-none.
In terms of the actual learning environment, you’ll have the best in cutting edge technology. You’ll also have access to the Kimberlin Library, with its huge range of resources, books and services.
You work hard all day, and sometimes all you need is to just relax! The £8 million QEII Leisure Centre has a 25-metre, six-lane swimming pool, eight-court sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite and dance studio. Of course, we know that not everybody wants to be so private about their sport, which is why there are loads of teams and clubs you can sign up to as well.
If you’re just really not feeling the whole sports thing or you just want to get away from it all, De Montfort Students’ Union offers the full blown student experience. There are around 100 teams and societies of the sporting variety and plenty more, so you’ll be bound to find new friends to click with that share your interests. It’s at the heart of the Campus Centre so it’s the perfect place to meet for a drink (or two…). You can even stay on to party at the award-winning venue: Level 1.
You’ll be pleased to discover that our DMU accommodation is impeccably situated so that you’re close to campus and to the city. You’ll never need to miss out on anything integral to your student experience – and yes, that also means you’ve no excuses when it comes to making it to lectures on time!
Combining a multitude of courses across the spectrum with outstanding teaching gives De Montfort University quite the unconventional edge when it comes to undergraduate study.
You’ll have plenty of choice so you’ll be able to suitably shape your own future when you study at DMU. Throughout your studies you’ll have access to valuable input from major employers, which is one of the many benefits of the way the courses are designed with employability in mind. You won’t just leave your course a little bit smarter, but you’ll be a little bit savvier with your professional skills, too. DMU actively believe in advocating the benefits of practical experience because they know that’s exactly what businesses are looking for.
In terms of teaching, you’ll be in the best of hands, as DMU have excelled in the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education year upon year. Plus, more than 170 of their courses are professionally accredited, further boosting that chance of finding a job once you leave.
DMU graduates do remarkable things, and our DMU accommodation can help ensure you’ll be one of them. We perfectly prepare you for independent living and balancing those all-important studies with a fun and active social life alongside other people in your shoes.
Postgraduate study can open plenty of doors for students in terms of their future, and the opportunities De Montfort will offer you really are no exception to this rule.
You can choose from a more structured approach to postgraduate study in the form of a taught degree, where you will be supported at every step of the way whilst being encouraged to develop your own critical thinking, too.
When you undertake a research based degree, you will really come into your own. DMU has a long history of innovative, life-changing research, which has gained them recognition all around the world. They have the resources and the power to get you on board with loads of ‘real world’ projects which will combine your newly found academic expertise in your field with an impact on the greater good for the public as a whole.
At DMU you will gain skills and experience which will allow you go to go on to a brilliant future. Our DMU accommodation is ideal for building on your knowledge and ultimately your career, because it places you right on the doorstep of your studies with all of the right facilities to be able to carry on efficiently at home.
Accommodation available in Leicester
Liberty Court is ideally located next to De Montfort University and close to Leicester's other HE institutions as well as the city centre. There are 2 locations for Liberty Court (only a 2-minute walk away from each other), the Liberty Court – Main Building is on Castle Street and the Liberty Court – Annexe Building is on Oxford Street.
The residence also provides great access to local transport, with Leicester’s train station just a short walk away and a number of bus stops in the area.
When you stay in our student accommodation, you can expect high standards as well as all-inclusive rent.
Liberty Park is really close to all of the unis in the city including De Montfort University and the University of Leicester. Thanks to the CCTV and security as standard, you’ll be safe an d secure throughout your stay.
Your new student accommodation is on Raw Dykes Road just off Jarrom Street, which places it in an excellent location close to all of the action as well as local amenities. Leicester train station isn’t too far at all, and there are also plenty of other transport options nearby to help you get around.
Your time at Liberty Park includes all-inclusive rent, so you’re always sure where you stand. You’ve also got a gym as part of that price, so you can get fit for free.
Why choose Liberty Living?
The best choice for international students
Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.
When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.
Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.
We can’t wait to meet you!
We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…
Awarded ‘Best Halls of Residence in the UK’ 2018
Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2017
Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2017
Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016
Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016
Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016
Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015
Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015
Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015
Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014
Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014
Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013
Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012
Winner 'Best Moving In Expreience' 2011
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Your Student Experience
Enhancing your Student Experience
Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.
We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.
Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.
Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.
Liberty Living operates in accordance with the National Code of Standards for student accommodation. The Code of Standards is run by ANUK (The Accreditation Network UK), the NUS, and Unipol Student Homes, and is supported by universities across the UK.
Liberty Living joined the Code of Standards to give our students peace of mind. You can be assured that you will enjoy a high standard of living in accordance with the Code of Standards, and a prompt resolution to problems should they ever occur when you stay at any of Liberty Living’s residences.
Liberty Living follow a distinct set of standards for our student accommodation, called the ANUK/Unipol National Codes. The purpose of these Codes, (membership of which is voluntary), is to provide students with professional housing services.
The standards chosen for the Codes reflect a balance of common sense obligations and responsibilities between landlords and tenants. They also reflect established best practice in the sector and are based on what an average student and their parents would expect of a good quality housing supplier. The standards are supported by the voice of students themselves through the National Union of Students.
What does being a member of the codes mean?
- Both parties can enjoy the benefits of good standards of housing management and practice.
- Misunderstandings and disputes are reduced.
- If problems do occur they can be promptly resolved.
- The independent complaints procedure operated by the Codes can be used for complaint resolution.
Looking for somewhere to stay over the summer months?
Stay with us this summer at one of our 46 residences across 17 cities in the UK. We offer both short-term and long-term stays.
Whether you’re planning to work, study, shop, attend a conference or explore further afield, we’re the perfect base for an affordable city centre break and offer a wide range of room options.
Did you know, you don't have to be a student to stay with us over the summer? All bills and internet access are included, and you’ll feel safe round-the-clock with our 24-hour security and on-site maintenance teams.
Unfortunately our summer availability period has now ended, we will have availability again from the start of 2019 so watch this space!