DMU Campus centre to re-open on Wednesday

By Alex Murray

De Montfort University will open their new campus centre on Wednesday after refurbishment work has been completed.

The re-opening of the centre has been long awaited, as work continues around the De Montfort campus as part of the £136 million pound investment into the site.

It will reopen on Wednesday at 3pm. There will be a speech by the DSU president Dan Winney and DMU Vice Chancellor Dominic Shellard. There will also be performances by a couple of SU societies.

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The new refurbishments see more spaces for students to relax, eat and socialise with friends. The student union took feedback from students into account when deciding how to spend their £3 million grant they were given to transform the site.

Owen Boore, a computer security student, said:  “I’m excited to see it finally open, especially as it seems to have been under construction since I started here.”

Josh Mayo, who studies computer science, said: “The new building looks like a great place to chill and to complete work, I will be using it a lot.”

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