Category: News

Statue of Leicester suffragette Alice Hawkins unveiled

A 7-foot, bronze statue has been unveiled in Leicester’s New Market Square of Suffragette Alice Hawkins, making her the first ever named woman to be recognised with a statue in the county. By Renuka Odedra A celebratory event took place...

/ 5th February 2018

Meet Amika George: the teenager campaigning to eradicate period poverty in the UK

A campaign is gaining support of celebrities, thousands of people online, and MP’s, challenging the Prime Minister to put an end to period poverty. The eighteen-year-old from North London who started it all speaks to Renuka Odedra. Discussions on the...

/ 15th December 2017

Leicester Hosts its First Christmas Market

If you wanted something different to do today, I highly suggest taking a walk into town to New Market Square and give Leicester’s Christmas Market a visit. With 40 stalls set up in those oh-so adorable chalets, the market is sure to be the...

/ 8th December 2017

Britain to face hung parliament after snap general election

With the voting over for the snap general election of 2017 the results are finally in, there can be party forming a majority government resulting in a hung parliament. Altogether there are 10 seats up for grabs in the Leicestershire...

/ 8th June 2017

How to Survive a Student Media Conference

Student media conferences are popping up all over the UK. With the recent success of SRACon, which was hosted here at De Montfort University last month, more students than ever are involved in their respective student media groups. On May 6th...

/ 8th May 2017

DSU Deputy President Reinstated Following Investigation.

Augustus Mbanasor has been reinstated to his role as DP Education following his suspension from the De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU). A statement on the DSU website read: ‘De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) has reinstated Augustus Mbanasor as Deputy President Education with...

/ 13th April 2017

Demon TV Win Four National Awards @ NaSTA 2017

De Montfort University student-lead TV station and production group walk away with four individual awards and the station was highly commended at this years National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards.

/ 3rd April 2017

Demon Theatre Presents: Oliver!

On 25th March, Demon Theatre society will be performing a fantastic rendition of Oliver! at the Sue Townsend Theatre, Leicester. Tickets are available at if you follow the link and click ‘Events’ and select either the Matinee or the...

/ 25th March 2017

DSU Deputy President Suspended Pending Investigation

Update: 13/04/2017 –  Augustus has since been reinstated as DP Education at the DSU, you can read more about that here We have received reports that the De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Deputy President Education Augustus Mbanasor has been asked to...

/ 22nd March 2017

Fire at electrical sub station sends black smoke across Leicester skyline

Around 11:45am today, the Electrical sub station on Blackbird Avenue caught fire as a pillar of smoke reached up into the air, being seen from as far away as De Montfort University. The black smoke was seen throughout the city,...

/ 21st March 2017