International students invited to weekly café

By Ben Clarke Volunteers at De Montfort University have set up an international student’s café to help overseas students to interact and mingle with others in a similar situation. The café is situated in the lounge at the student’s union on campus, which is open every Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm. Chloe Norman, the volunteer […]

Students wear their birthday suits in live art activity

By Alison Hart DMU students stripped off last week in an unusual studio-based live art class. The 17 drama studies and performing arts undergraduates used only paint and their bodies to create pieces of artwork on canvas. The workshop, held in the Campus Centre studios on Friday 16, is part of the drama and performing […]

Alternative music and art brings Turkish delight to Leicester

By Jake Piercy The Turkey Café on Granby Street was rife with activity on Thursday as it hosted Anerki, a monthly alternative night of music and art. The night brought together people from all walks of life to appreciate a range of different artistic and musical outlet, as it aims to break down barriers between […]

Cornish fever hits DMU campus

By Jordan Gillen Students at De Montfort University can bag themselves free tickets to Cornish music festival, Boardmasters and enjoy a free pasty on Thursday. Proper Cornish, who are supplier to the education sectors leading contract-catering company, Chartwells, are visiting DMU this week in an attempt to raise brand awareness among students. Commercial Manager, Charlie […]

Pop-up shop supports World Mental Health Day

By Nicole Patrick-Gibson Leicester marked World Mental Health day by welcoming the public young and old to speak up and stand against discrimination on Saturday October 10. A pop-up shop was set up on Shires Lane at Highcross to offer advice and services to people suffering from mental health disorders. The shop partnered with various […]