Creative demolition at De Montfort University art exhibit

An art exhibit, The Demolition Project that invites people to come and redesign their city was recently set up in De Montfort University for the day.

Sugar Smart launch App in Haymarket shopping centre

by Luke Hawker ‘Sugar Smart’ campaign reaches Leicester’s Haymarket shopping centre to raise awareness for healthy living. The campaign encourages people to monitor their sugar intake from everyday foods and drinks by downloading the Sugar Smart Change4life App. The App can currently be used on over 80,000 products and works by scanning the barcode of […]

DMU student union scraps card charges

BY SIMON SANSOME Students at DMU have won a reprieve from credit and debit card charges in the Union’s bar and shop. New European Union rules on card charges were introduced in December affecting all businesses in the UK who use card machines to take payments. The SU charged 40p for a one-off transaction in the Student Union […]

DMU gives graduates a helping hand

For graduates, the task of gaining employment immediately after university is a tough one, especially if the industry they wish to get into is fiercely competitive.

“I always wanted to do a job that made some sort of difference to people’s lives”

NCTJ qualified journalist Katrina Chilver found herself employed before she graduated from De Montfort last summer, obtaining a fantastic full time position as a trainee reporter at The Slough and Royal Borough Observer and Villager newspapers.