Demolition and rebuilding project takes shape

By Simran Gill The demolition of the Fletcher building, on the De Montfort University campus, started in January 2014 and is due for completion in early 2016. Costing £136 million, housing the faculty of art and design, the new building will have multiple areas for students to learn and socialise, and the Student’s Union relocated […]

Students broadcast live on the the air

Final year Journalism students put their skills in radio to practice by producing and presenting short magazine news content programmes. The students studying Broadcast Journalism (JOUR3008) had spent a term learning to record interviews, drive studio desks and writing scripts to tell engaging stories to their audience. They had each produced a short news package […]

St Patricks Day at O’Neill’s

by Oliver Huxtable Celebrations are kicking off at O’Neill’s this St Patrick’s Day and promise a day of ‘ceoil agus craic’ – music and fun. The festivities are expected to draw a huge following. Steve Thorn, 34, the bar manager, said: “We’re expecting to be at capacity by about half four. Last year we were packed to […]

DMU £42 million Creative and Cultural Centre to be completed in July 2016

By Aliyah Loughlan De Montfort University’s 42 million Creative and Cultural Centre is to be completed for July 2016. The Fletcher Tower is in refurbishment; other buildings are in development in order to enhance the modern look for DMU. Worldwide contractors Balfour Beatty are working hard to get the project completed in time for the […]

Premier League TV deal leaves fans wondering if the money is spent correctly

By Mark Sheppard Football fans are questioning where the money from TV rights is invested and why they rarely see the benefits from such financial rewards. A new deal that saw Sky and BT Sport secure the rights to broadcast Premier League matches for three seasons is worth a record £5.136 billion. This has left […]