Apprentice star inspires DMU students

By Tony Thiedeman The youngest ever contestant to appear on hit TV show The Apprentice arrived at De Montfort University today to inspire students and aspiring entrepreneurs who dream of running their own businesses. Solomon Akhtar is the 23-year-old mastermind behind the popular app Instabear, a photo cloud sharing service that has taken the internet […]

Leicester businesses fear demolished council buildings could implode trade

By Andrew Clark Businesses close to the demolished Leicester Council offices are concerned about how the landmark site will be developed in future. In the aftermath of the two buildings’ destruction on Sunday, traders are worried the previous short-term loss of council workers could lead to a long-term business crash. Alyson Mee, a shop assistant […]

A Fairtrade event is set to appeal to young people

By Nathan Rodrigues A city eco-movement is targeting children through an activity day to raise awareness, at the end of the month. Leicester Fairtrade group will have a variety of stalls and cupcake decorating for children at the event in St. Martin’s Square on Saturday February 28. The founder of Just Fairtrade, Sarah Shepherd, explained […]

Students take up the call to vote in the DMU elections

DMU students have been described as extremely positive and active during the student union elections that end today.

DSU candidates searching for last-minute votes

A De Montfort student campaigning for the position of Deputy President of Education has issued an eleventh hour plea in a bid for last minute votes.