All posts by Grace Liu

Creative students get involved in heritage centre

Students studying Design Crafts, Interior Design and Architecture are helping to design DMU’s new Heritage Centre The DMU Heritage Centre was built around the remaining two arches of Leicester’s Church of the Annunciation earlier this year. The aim of the...

/ 5th April 2015

Mental Health Statistics

Mental health. We all have it, it’s all around us. Some of us know plenty about it, some don’t, and some unfortunately don’t know how to talk about it. Some may fear judgement of their own mental health, while others...

/ 21st February 2015

Demon Media preparing to host Student Publication Association Regional Conference

The Student Publication Association have announced that a Midlands regional conference will be happening at De Montfort University’s Student’s Union in Leicester on Saturday March 21st. The day will feature talks from several experienced speakers from the publication industry. Registration...

/ 10th February 2015

How to organise yourself at university

Too much coursework? Not enough time? Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. Exams are coming as thick and fast as snow; looking back at this winter, that really is saying something! And no matter your course or year, there...

/ 3rd February 2015

Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival makes a Big Difference

  The Big Difference company have continued their community work this year, as well as bringing back the works of the Leicester Comedy Festival this February. In addition to the hugely successful Leicester Comedy Festival, Big Difference have a wide...

/ 3rd February 2015

The perks of an invisible disability

Most people these days know the basics about special educational needs. But what sort of issues do people often overlook. A mental marathon I’ll get the negative bit over with first – invisible disabilities can be a lonely thing. You...

/ 20th January 2015

Disabilities in the media

What ideas come to mind when you think of autism? Dyslexia? Cerebral Palsy? Disabilities as a whole? These days, we have an increasingly wide access to information about the world around us, and so this means disability awareness has improved....

/ 14th January 2015

Asperger’s and friendships: the ins and outs

Over this past term, as I have been getting to grips with living independently for the first time with my best friend, one particular issue that sprung to mind for this article is friendship. Can Asperger people manage it? Why...

/ 3rd December 2014

A guide to starting university with aspergers

As a new student at DMU, you may have been given all sorts of advice on settling in at university. Make the most of it, have fun, work hard, play hard…sound familiar? But being on the autistic spectrum can make...

/ 23rd November 2014

Volunteering opportunity for green fingered students

DMU students have been given the opportunity to volunteer with the Saffron Acres Project, a project which offers volunteering opportunities based on healthy living and going green. For this particular project, students will be working together with special needs students...

/ 16th November 2014