Tag: DMU

Challenge Yourself and Grow: Try a New Sport

Last week saw De Montfort University’s (DMU) second launch of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign. The whole idea of the campaign is to encourage people trying new sports and exercises and to make sure they feel great whilst doing it. I decided...

/ 19th February 2017

Swap your Rags for New Bags – DSU Clothes Swish

Look out Harper & Lewis! Our very first DSU Clothes Swish is happening this Thursday and us fierce fashionistas can barely hold our excitement – want to know why? Organised as a part of the Money Week, which promotes saving...

/ 7th February 2017

Interview Time : SLAVES

Slumped on the sofa, complaining about the wifi but being as charming as ever, Slaves are exactly what you’d expect. With their overall relaxed aura and friendly attitude it was clear that everyone’s favourite misfits were going to provide both...

/ 2nd February 2017

Homelessness Takes on Society

Homelessness is a rising issue hitting the streets in the UK and Leicester is not to be excluded. As a student who lives in the city centre and also being from Leicester, it has not gone unnoticed how many people...

/ 24th January 2017

Lion is as emotionally captivating as it is critically acclaimed

Dev Patel, as an actor has really developed and grown since his breakthrough role in teen angst show Skins and Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, throw in a smattering of lesser known roles and we get to Lion, the …

/ 21st January 2017

Rail fare increase hits DMU Students

Starting from 2nd January, National Rail increased fares by an average 2.3%. As many university students are dependent on trains to get home this announcement stirred up a lot of emotions among students at De Montfort University. “I’m already paying...

/ 20th January 2017

Vociferous Voices: The Power of Being ‘The Other’

© Abby Smith Photography A home is a place. Home is friends and family. It is a reverie of the past. The feeling like you belong. But for the thousands of international students who travel to university each year, it...

/ 18th January 2017

Band ‘You Me At Six’ storm HMV Leicester

You Me at Six kicked off 2017 in style – at midday Friday, to be exact, with an album signing in HMV Leicester on Friday 6 January, the day of their album release, Night People. They step away from their...

/ 10th January 2017

By The Rivers live at Leicester O2

One of Leicesters’ hottest reggae acts By The Rivers smashed it again, supported by local bands Ash Mammal and Will and The People. Most of the crowd arrived at the Leicester O2 venue just before By The Rivers, the …

/ 6th January 2017

Commercial Hits and Misses of 2016

2016 has been filled with many surprising hits and many unsurprising flops, the industry has learnt not to produce unwarranted sequels and has also learnt that franchises guarantee box office returns. These are my top three best films of 2016...

/ 31st December 2016