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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
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INCOMING: The Alt. Sessions. Live Music in Leicester

The Alt. Sessions is a live music event that showcases the finest in Leicester talent, upcoming musicians and displays an eclectic selection of musical styles. The first show will feature four talented artists, all of whom will be performing a...

/ 21st October 2016
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DMU Stands in Solidarity

Vice Chancellor at De Montfort University assures students and staff that the Home Secretary’s proposed policies will not change the university’s global outlook. At last week’s Conservative Party Conference, Home Secretary Amber Rudd outlined proposed policies seeking t read more…

/ 14th October 2016
Photography: ‘(c) Abby Smith’.

Burning Doors: Belarus free theatre at the Curve

An offer came up for the chance to go and watch Burning doors at The Curve Theatre, to which I responded, and later after work started to get ready to watch what I did not realise would be a whole...

/ 11th October 2016
Pictured: DJ/Musician Nik Nak. Photography Credit: Nik Nak via Facebook.
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The Struggles of a DJ

I love music. I love scratching and turntablism. Creation is a very organic process, and if people can see your ideas spill out right in front of them in some way, then it’s a truly special moment I think. For...

/ 4th October 2016
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#LoveDMU Initiative: Launched thanks to DSU Lobbying and VC Investments

On Monday 3rd October, DMU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dominic Shellard announced exciting and positive changes to the student experience as part of the #LoveDMU initiative. Standing in front of colleagues and students from the University, Professor Dominic Shellard started the event...

/ 3rd October 2016
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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
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Top Five: Long-Lasting Lipsticks

A statement lip is a perfect addition to any ordinary outfit – a classic firemen red can become every girl’s best friend and a delicate nude compliments the smoky eye make up beautifully. How does one make them last the...

/ 30th September 2016
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Getting to know your Student Union

It's a busy week at De Montfort University. All the events taking place on campus are shaping up to be the best Freshers' Week yet! In the thick of it all, looking after every single student on campus and organising...

/ 26th September 2016
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DMU Library Extended Opening Hours

The De Montfort Students’ Union officer team have lobbied for the on campus library to have extended opening hours. As this is something many students have requested, it was picked up quickly by the current DSU team. For Deputy President of...

/ 24th September 2016