International Students at DMU
DMU is extremely proud to host a considerably large and diverse international student community. Please visit the International students support page for essential information if you are joining DMU this academic year. Alternatively, explore this guide for more details about the resources and support available to develop your academic and personal skills.
To hear from former DMU international students about the challenges they have faced studying abroad, and the resources they have used to overcome them, watch the video below:
This guide is where you can find library information and resources available for you during your studies.
Use the tabs above, or click the headings below to explore this guide. For more information about what is contained in each section click
Resources available at the library
How to use the library catalogue
A glossary of commonly used terms
Introductory video guides on Library and Learning Services and effective searching of books and eJournals
Information on the Dewey Decimal system used to categorise resources
Information for students studying at a partner institution (e.g. DMUISC)
Help finding appropriate English Language support (and specific information for Business and law students)
Advice on Proofreading
Links to English Lessons and Tutorials, Online Dictionaries and help with Cambridge Exam preparation
Information on the English Language resources available at the Library
Links to "Prepare for Success", a website for International students to help you find out about different aspects of academic life in the UK and the skills needed for effective study.
Links to resources from the Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS) e.g. (academic writing, reading and research etc.) which are essential to help support you with your assessed work such as essays or dissertations.
A variety of self-assessment and developmental materials to help you improve your English writing skills
Links to the Maths Learning Centre for help with maths and statistics
Links to The Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT) for information on learning technologies you will encounter at DMU
Information on what's going on in Leicester
Contact details for the International Student Support Team at DMU
Links and information on travelling around Leicester or the rest of the UK
Links to guides on living and studying in the UK
Links to help you quickly and easily access news from your home country
Specific information for staff and students at Partner Institutions such as DMUISC, Leicester college and other Partner Institutions