DMU student union scraps card charges

BY SIMON SANSOME Students at DMU have won a reprieve from credit and debit card charges in the Union’s bar and shop. New European Union rules on card charges were introduced in December affecting all businesses in the UK who use card machines to take payments. The SU charged 40p for a one-off transaction in the Student Union […]

DMU gives graduates a helping hand

For graduates, the task of gaining employment immediately after university is a tough one, especially if the industry they wish to get into is fiercely competitive.

“I always wanted to do a job that made some sort of difference to people’s lives”

NCTJ qualified journalist Katrina Chilver found herself employed before she graduated from De Montfort last summer, obtaining a fantastic full time position as a trainee reporter at The Slough and Royal Borough Observer and Villager newspapers.

Foxes’ narrowly beaten in FA Cup replay

By Dan Ableson Read a full match report of Leicester City’s Emirates FA Cup Third Round replay with Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday 20 January, 2016. Leicester City failed to progress to the next round of the Emirates FA Cup after they were narrowly beaten by Tottenham Hotspur at the King […]

Former DMU student returns to speak to budding sports journalism students

By Ben Clarke SPORTS Journalism students have been given a behind-the-scenes insight into covering the 2012 Olympic Games Super Saturday by a top reporter from the UK’s premier news agency the Press Association (PA). Nick Mashiter, who was a postgraduate Journalism student at DMU in 2006, reckoned that reporting on the three gold medals for […]