Students support iconic grassroots music venues

By Kerri Stevenson Students discussed ways to save iconic grassroots music venues around the country from closure at an event organised by DMU today. Students gathered at the university’s Clephan building for a public forum organised by the Music Venue Trust as part of the Cultural Exchanges festival. The free hour-long event included a talk […]


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Students record their own BBC radio drama

Journalism students got to record their own radio drama during a tour of the BBC studios in Birmingham. The De Montfort University students also saw The Archers recording studio during their visit on Tuesday. The tour was offered to up to 15 students as a field trip on Tuesday 1 March during Enhancement Week, and […]

Guess your tutors’ favourite book on World Book Day

To mark World Book Day tutors reveal their favourite book of all time, to Simon Sansome

Making Leicester accessible

By Iain Tait A journalism degree student has begun a campaign to make Leicester more accessible to the disabled. Glenfield resident Simon Sansome started the Facebook page Ability Access, which currently has over 10,000 hits and nearly 400 likes, two weeks ago. Mr Sansome became disabled 18 months ago after suffering spinal damage and now […]