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 – […]

Leicester centre launches as main hub for Documentary Media Month

BY NICOLE PATRICK-GIBSON The Wot Space at Highcross launched it’s centre to host a variety of events for Documentary Media Month on Wednesday at 6pm. Leicester’s sixth film festival will include with free film screenings, workshops and inspirational talks across the city this November. The ‘global citizens’ theme this year will focus on real people’s […]

DMU Square Mile creates magazine club for secondary school kids in Leicester

By Natasha Stapleton Volunteer students have teamed up with De Montfort University’s project group to create magazine clubs across two schools in Leicester. The students will work with secondary school pupils at New College and The Lancaster School once a week for an hour after school. Volunteer and Third Year English Literature student Lauren Marston, […]

DMU student preparing to bring Disorder to fashion industry

Despite the fact that she is yet to even graduate, one Journalism student at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has secured herself a job with fashion magazine Disorder. Samantha Jagger, who has only recently completed her final year studying DMU’s NCTJ accredited Journalism course, has managed to find the ideal job with Disorder magazine by combining […]

Journalism student lands job before graduating

A journalism student from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has started a full-time job at a local newspaper even before graduating.   Katrina Chilver, 21, started this week as a trainee reporter at the Berkshire Media Group, which produces the Slough & South Bucks Observer, The Royal Borough Observer that covers Windsor and The Villager, […]