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International students: Living in the UK

Living in the UK

Click on the buttons below to learn more about resources available to help you settle into life at DMU, and in the UK in general.

 

 

 

The International Student Support Team at DMU can advise you on many of the issues related to living and studying at DMU such as transport from UK airports, visa registration etc.. It also organises trips and visits at weekends to other towns, cities and tourist attractions in the UK. 

You can contact International Student Support by email at iss@dmu.ac.uk or make an appointment through MyGateway to meet the team in the Student Gateway.    

 

Haymarket, Leicester / Ned Trifle / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

What's on in Leicester? - Includes full listing of events, activities, exhibitions, festivals, theatres, performances happening in and around Leicester

 

022-09 / Clive A Brown / CC BY-NC 2.0

Traveline - Traveline can help you travel locally or plan long distance journeys in the UK whether by bus or by train.

 

 

Et. Phone. Home / LFfilgueiras / CC BY-NC 2.0

Radio Locator - The most comprehensive radio search engine on the internet. Include links to over 10,000 radio station web pages and over 2500 audio streams from radio stations in the U.S. and around the world.

Online Newspapers - Thousands of the world's newspapers at your fingertips. Select your country and the newspaper you want to read and get access to the online version of the newspaper.

Life in the UK - From the British Council, this web site will help you prepare for living and studying in the UK successfully. Covers all areas of life including health, finances, accommodation etc.

Studying and Living in the UK - From the UK Council for International Student Affairs, the website includes information on living costs, opening a bank account, consumer rights etc..It also has some information sheets about various aspects of living in the UK.