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Careers and learning

We're committed to providing alumni with on-going support to help you progress and develop your future career. Take a look at some of the services on offer:


Graduate Champions

The university is proud to provide an innovative scheme called DMU Graduate Champions.

DMU Graduate Champions offers recent graduates the chance to take up a 6 week, graduate-level, paid internship with a UK business to enhance their CV and help them stand out from the crowd in a furiously competitive jobs market.

Each graduate will be contracted and paid by DMU to work 18.5 hours a week for 6 weeks, and the university will pay the Living Wage which currently stands at £7.85 an hour.

To find out more about how our graduates have benefited from DMU Graduate Champions click here.


MyGateway is DMU’s online one-stop-shop for career planning and job hunting. Using the system, you can: 

  • Book appointments online
  • Book to attend employer events and careers fairs
  • Access the jobs board for part-time jobs, placements and internships, graduate jobs and graduate training schemes
  • Submit careers queries online 24/7 & access the FAQs
  • Browse an extensive library of online resources
  • Build your online CV using a variety of templates.

We're committed to providing lifelong careers support for DMU graduates. To discover the support and services available, give us a call on 0116 257 7595.

Postgraduate study

At De Montfort University we are fully committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study. That is why we offer the Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship, providing DMU graduates with a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses running in the 2015/16 academic session.      

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