Video: Students demand compensation in response to strike action

Following an announcement by the University and College Union (UCU) at the start of the month, students across the country are looking to claim tuition fee compensation after staff from 74 universities plan to go on strike over the next month.

DMU guest talk reveals misrepresentation of women in UK glossy magazines

Dr Ivana Ebel and Dr Gabrielle Bittelbrun delivered a guest lecture at De Montfort University yesterday(FEB17), about the representation of women on the covers of UK glossy magazines.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Tez Ilyas and more at A Latte Laughs with Esquires Coffee

Review by Kinga Ludwin A Latte Laughs with Esquires Coffee in Leicester was a good night led by Tez Ilyas (Mock The Week, The Last Leg), who told us what’s about to happen. In an audience we had kids, pianist, teachers, pharmacist, driving instructor, IT guy and me  – all of us were expecting an […]

DMU Valentine’s Day drag evening a success despite fire alarm scare

The De Montfort Students’ Union hosted a spectacular drag event on Friday (FEB14) which starred celebrity guests, such as Ru Paul’s very own Vinegar Strokes.

Leicester half marathon being run as part of a year-long fundraising mission

A 24-year-old will be running the Leicester half marathon on October 11 as part of his year of fundraising to raise money for Cancer Research UK and YoungMinds.