Month: March 2017

DMU Library Hacks (Take Snacks)

Fun Fact: “Kimberlin library was named after Mr A.H.W. Kimberlin who, as Chairman of the Board of Governors, and in other roles, made a major contribution to the development of the colleges and polytechnic that later became De Montfort University.” ...

/ 29th March 2017

St. Paddy’s Showcase: The Whiskey Rebellion @ BrewDog Leicester

17th of March 2017 saw the Irish festivities hit the streets of Leicester, shamrocks, Irish flags and green top hats paraded around the city and in the evening the bars made sure that the Leicester nightlife was not without some...

/ 28th March 2017

Demon Theatre Presents: Oliver!

On 25th March, Demon Theatre society will be performing a fantastic rendition of Oliver! at the Sue Townsend Theatre, Leicester. Tickets are available at https://www.demontfortsu.com/soc/DemonTheatre/ if you follow the link and click ‘Events’ and select either the Matinee or the...

/ 25th March 2017

Varsity – De Montfort football 4th’s battle to no avail

De Montfort FC’s 4th team battled hard but concluded their campaign with a loss at Stoughton Road on Wednesday afternoon as their UoL counterparts ran out 4-1 victors. On a bitterly cold and wet day, the first 20 minutes were...

/ 23rd March 2017

Varsity: Griffins 2nd team unable to continue basketball winning streak

A full house was packed into a court inside the Queen Elizabeth Leisure centre to watch the DMU 2nds team against UoL 2nds on Winning Wednesday. In the first quarter, an early basket by UoL was booed by the home...

/ 23rd March 2017

Varsity – Ultimate Frisbee lose out to UoL in varsity defeat

On Wednesday, the varsity for Ultimate took place. This is a sport which is commonly referred to as Ultimate Frisbee. It is a non-contact sport and a point is scored when the disc is passed to a teammate in the...

/ 22nd March 2017

Varsity – DMU sides dominate in cricket

Both DMU Cricket sides claimed nail biting victories at the City Cricket Academy to give DMU two vital Varsity points thanks to the 21 runs of Inamullah Munir and the ball of George O’Neill. Fielding first in the seconds’ match,...

/ 22nd March 2017

DSU Deputy President Suspended Pending Investigation

Update: 13/04/2017 –  Augustus has since been reinstated as DP Education at the DSU, you can read more about that here We have received reports that the De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Deputy President Education Augustus Mbanasor has been asked to...

/ 22nd March 2017

DMU Football 1sts Battle to No Avail

DMU’s football firsts were unable to replicate last year’s heroics on a bitterly cold and wet night at Beaumont Park last night. Early UoL pressure set the tone of the game, which soon became a battle for control of the...

/ 21st March 2017

Fire at electrical sub station sends black smoke across Leicester skyline

Around 11:45am today, the Electrical sub station on Blackbird Avenue caught fire as a pillar of smoke reached up into the air, being seen from as far away as De Montfort University. The black smoke was seen throughout the city,...

/ 21st March 2017