Tag: students

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

A Student’s Guide to Christmas

Christmas shouldn’t be a stressful time of year but trying to buy gifts for everyone you care about while on a student budget is enough to give anyone a headache. Here are some tips to make Christmas a little bit...

/ 21st December 2016

Interview With a Student Nurse

For most students, making a nine AM lecture seems like enough of a challenge, but for a student nurse, a twelve hour shift starting at seven in the morning is a regular day’s work. I spoke to second year student...

/ 21st December 2016

Need drawing inspiration? The Internet will be your guide!

Most aspiring artists struggle to find inspiration. Even my housemate doing Game Art finds it hard to even draw in his own spare time. But what can be better than looking through boring books filled with how to draw real...

/ 13th November 2016

DMU Stands in Solidarity

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/ 14th October 2016

What does Brexit mean for students?

In the wake of the EU referendum, there is still one word burning on the majorities’ lips: Brexit. The vote itself garnered a legion of mixed responses, varying between the despondent minority who asked themselves — and others — questions...

/ 30th September 2016

DemonFM: ‘This One Time On My Gap Yah’ BBC Radio 1 Playlist

Roushan Alam (Radio 1 Producer) & Ollie McGrath Pictured in DemonFM’s Studios Yesterday, DemonFM had the privilege of hosting a segment on the BBC Radio 1 student playlist feature. As one of just 12 student radio stations across the UK...

/ 19th July 2016

Britain has a new Prime Minister. What’s next?

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/ 14th July 2016

DemonTV: Warwick Davis ‘From Leicester To Hollywood’ Interview

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Introduction” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Warwick Davis joins Demon Media in the studio for a chat about his part in ‘From Leicester To Hollywood’, a documentary from DMU’s very own Rhys Davies, as well...

/ 4th July 2016

Four TV Shows with LGBT Characters You Might Not Have Heard Of

In the last few years, LGBT representation on TV has improved significantly. There are more gay storylines in British soaps, stateside Smithers from The Simpsons is now out and proud, and on Netflix, Laverne Cox and Ruby Rose have been...

/ 24th June 2016