Prague: A Cinema Experience

BY JACK BAINES Whenever in a new country the first thing you are going to do is look for things to do, most of the time it evolves sight seeing, drinking, shopping or looking for somewhere to eat all which are great. The cinema isn’t something you really consider when your abroad but why not? […]

DMU Journalism students go mobile for NCTJ shorthand

First year Single Honours journalism students are using a new app on their mobile devices to help them learn Teeline outlines and theory.  Shorthand lecturer Linda Clark has set up a comprehensive range of flashcards on the Quizlet website, which has apps available for Android and iPhone. Linda said: “Students can now make use of […]

Journalism tutors deliver WW1 lecture as part of DMUlocal launch

Two Journalism lecturers who are conducting a four-year WW1 research project have played a key role in the launch of DMUlocal. Programme leader John Dilley and senior lecturer David Penman delivered a lecture at The Venue – with the help of first year Single Honours journalism student Simon Sansome. The event on November 11 – […]

Bringing Richard III into sharp focus with DMU Heritage

By Dan Ableson Students at DMU are encouraged to dust off their cameras and take part in a scheme to bring Richard III back to life. The De Montfort University Heritage Committee is giving pupils the chance to submit design ideas for the deceased monarch by sending in photos and videos of a three dimensional […]

Caring Leicester climber takes on charity challenge

By Bethany Smith A student from Leicester managed to raise over £600 for charity after climbing the highest mountain in the UK on Saturday. Robyn Redmond, 21, along with two friends took to Ben Nevis to raise money for Kidney Research UK after becoming inspired by her mother’s six year battle with kidney disease. She […]