Leicester students occupy corridor to strike back against unfair pensions for lecturers

This week marked the second week of the University and College Union (UCU) strike at Leicester University and students occupied the university’s administrative corridor to demand better conditions for their lecturers.

Holiday misery for students stranded in Amsterdam by ‘Beast from the East’

Two university students from Leicester and Birmingham were stranded in Amsterdam after the ‘Beast from the East’ weather system forced their flight home to be cancelled.

DMU to run Mandarin and Chinese summer school

A summer school offering De Montfort University (DMU) staff and students the chance to learn Mandarin and explore Chinese culture on campus will take place in June.

Slums life shocks Leicester volunteer on teaching trip to India’s Punjab region

A 23-year-old from Leicester has returned from a life-changing volunteering trip to the Punjab region of India to teach children maths and English.

Students enjoy the snow as Leicester University teachers strike

Students in Leicester were able to enjoy the snow as their university teachers continued to strike.