Category: Lifestyle & Health

Coming To Terms With My Sexuality

Before I came to university, I used to sit at a table in College called the ‘Lesbian Table.’ Not because I was a lesbian, but because they were my friends. That was my first experience with the LGBT community: the...

/ 21st March 2017

Earth Week 2017

DMU is running an Earth Week to make it a more sustainable university in which to study and work. The Earth Week starts on Monday 20th March and is a series of fun activities and events around sustainability, including film...

/ 14th March 2017

What Happens Next? Life after Graduation

As students we spend so much time thinking about the next course work submission, or revising for the next exam that we often forget what it is we are actually working towards… Graduation. It’s a seriously daunting thought isn’t it?...

/ 23rd February 2017

Gender Fluidity: A Personal Experience

Gender fluidity is one of those things that many people don’t understand, it is where the person is often fluid between male and female and is very new in society; many people are used to either cis-gender or transgender and...

/ 21st February 2017

Fairtrade Fortnight 2017

Did you know there are over 4,500 Fairtrade certified products for sale in the UK?! It’s Fairtrade Fortnight 27th February – 12th March. DMU was awarded Fairtrade status in March 2010 and this year we have a number of exciting...

/ 21st February 2017

Challenge Yourself and Grow: Try a New Sport

Last week saw De Montfort University’s (DMU) second launch of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign. The whole idea of the campaign is to encourage people trying new sports and exercises and to make sure they feel great whilst doing it. I decided...

/ 19th February 2017

Vegan Cheese: An Honest Review

Whether you have been a vegan for a while, have recently one, or you’re just taking part in Veganuary, you’ll have no doubt been told that vegan cheese is awful. Over the years, it has earned itself a bad name...

/ 15th February 2017

Student Nightlife: A Guide

With most of a student’s time being taken up by studying (hopefully), it’s important to remember to take some time off and have some fun! Luckily, Leicester is easily one of the best places for the student lifestyle; being blessed...

/ 13th February 2017

Managing IBS at University

Whether you’ve always had IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) or it’s something new to you, living with it at university can be a challenging time for anyone, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. I, for example, got diagnosed during my...

/ 3rd February 2017

‘This Girl Can’ week long campaign launched at DSU

For the second time, the national campaign, This Girl Can, was launched by the De Montfort Students Union (DSU), a week of events set to empower women between Monday 30 January till Sunday 5 February. The DSU’s This Girl Can...

/ 30th January 2017