De Montfort Students' Union news

Try something new with #FreshFest18 Trips Tuesday

Trips Tuesday includes something for everyone, with a variety of days out for you to enjoy. This #FreshFest18 come meet new people on a #DSU adventure!

 
LISTEN: Check out the Sound of #FreshFest18

Listen to this year's #FreshFest18 playlist with us! A playlist of our favourite songs at the moment for you to listen to during Freshers, featuring headliners Wilkinson and Yxng Bane!

 
Mike to stay on the DMU campus to help students after two terms on our Officer Team

DSU’s outgoing VP Media and Communications will be using his experience to help DMU refresh a service used by tens of thousands of students every year.

 
Ahtesham to continue working for students after two terms on our Officer Team

DSU’s outgoing President hopes to continue working for students at DMU even after leaving his position.

 
An update on the 2018 DSU Elections

The following is an update on DSU's Elections process in 2018.

 
WATCH: Find out more about #DMUforlife with Mike

#DMUforlife is the university's new Alumni offering which offers you a wide range of benefits and services. Find out more from Mike about why you should opt in to stay in touch after you leave DMU.

 
Ahtesham elected to second national position with NUS

DSU’s President will continue to represent students next year – even after completing his time in office.

 
WATCH: RESULTS: Did you WIN with The Big DSU Survey 2?

We just want to say a huge thank you to all of you who filled out The Big DSU Survey 2 – your feedback is massively useful to us.

 
GoGreen to reduce food waste this summer – and feed Leicester’s homeless

DSU is encouraging students to reduce food waste this summer – and it’ll help feed Leicester’s homeless population.

 
Officer Team react to DMU Replay million milestone

DSU’s Officer Team have reacted positively to the news that DMU Replay has reached more than one million views.

 
We need YOU to join DSU’s Trustee Board as a Student Trustee

Students at DMU are being invited to join our highest decision-making body as a Student Trustee.

 
Catch up on Joint Activities and Education Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at our final Student Council for 2017/18.

 
Shout about the skills that make you stand out with our Student Skills Passport

DSU has launched a new Student Skills Passport to help students identify the key skills they have gained in their time at university.

 
Nominations for our Course Rep Elections are now...OPEN!

Nominations for our Course Rep Elections are now…OPEN! This is your chance to choose the DMU students to #PowerYourUnion and represent your academic interests in 2018/19.

 
Nominations for our Student Group Elections are now...OPEN!

Nominations for our Student Group Elections are now…OPEN! This is your chance to choose the DMU students to #PowerYourUnion and lead your student group in 2018/19.

 
Catch up on Student Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at our latest Student Council for 2017/18.

 
WATCH: Officer Team help make student life unforgettable in Hong Kong

Two members of our Officer Team helped 350 second-year students from DMU deepen their knowledge of Hong Kong in March this year by delivering a number of FREE events.

 
Earn £600 a year as a School Rep Coordinator

We're looking for natural-born leaders to help us represent students’ academic interests as School Representative Coordinators (SRCs).

 
PG students encouraged to help enhance the student experience

Our Officer Team have encouraged all postgraduate students at DMU to give their views on how the university can enhance the student experience.

 
Make a real difference with your Course Level Feedback

Our Officer Team have encouraged all eligible students to give their Course Level Feedback (CLF).

 
Share your favourite DMU memories for the big screen at your graduation ceremony

One of the key moments of this summer’s graduation ceremonies is a segment called ‘My DMU Memories’ where you’ll see a selection of your favourite photos of your time at DMU, making your ceremony extra special.

 
Find out who will #PowerYourUnion as student group committee members in 2018/19!

Hundreds of DMU students have been chosen to #PowerYourUnion as student group committee members in 2018/19.

 
Find out who will #PowerYourUnion as a Course Rep in 2018/19!

The first wave of successful Course Reps – who will represent the academic interests of their fellow DMU students – have been announced.

 
WATCH: Find out what #DMUpride means to Gage

Gage Holland, LGBTQ+ Representative at DSU, explains what the month of #DMUpride celebrations means to him – and how you can get involved!

 
Voting to #PowerYourUnion is now...OPEN!

Voting to #PowerYourUnion is OPEN between 10am on Monday 12 March and 7pm on Thursday 15 March.

 
WATCH: #TakeAStand with De Montfort Students' Union and DMU

Here at DSU we are showing our support to BUCS' campaign #TakeAStand.

 
Library fines slashed to cut financial burden on DMU students

Students at DMU will face less of financial burden after DSU successfully lobbied for the removal of library fines.

 
WATCH: Do My Job: Ahtesham Mahmood

With our #PowerYourUnion Elections just around the corner, hear from Ahtesham about what it's like to be a member of our Officer Team.

 
WATCH: Do My Job: Mollie Footitt

With our #PowerYourUnion Elections just around the corner, hear from Mollie about what it's like to be a member of our Officer Team.

 
Catch up on Joint Activities and Education Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at our latest Student Council for 2017/18.

 
WATCH: Do My Job: Mike Mayes

With our #PowerYourUnion Elections just around the corner, hear from Mike about what it's like to be a member of our Officer Team.

 
Jess cuts ribbon on new space for bikes at DMU

Students at DMU will have more places than ever to store their bikes on campus after the launch of a brand-new space.

 
Police looking into art shop burglary appeal for support from DMU students

Police investigating a burglary at an art shop have appealed for information from students at De Montfort University.

 
Tell us how your lecturer is one in a million!

DSU has joined forces with DMU to recognise lecturers that have gone the extra mile for their students.

 
DMU Law Society raise money to fight human rights violations

One of DSU’s academic societies have held their first-ever charity event to raise money to fight human rights violations.

 
“Create Unity”: A speech from Derrick Mensah

Read Derrick's speech from Friday's Vice-Chancellor’s Activities Dinner in full here!

 
Duck behind the scenes of Sulets’ brand-new advert

Students from both DMU and UoL feature in the new 90-second video for the only lettings agency recommended by your students' union.

 
Yummy Sundays: Mike’s Thai Green Curry

In the latest in our new series of Yummy Sundays, here’s Mike's take on a Thai favourite!

 
Catch up on Education Council and AGM!

Catch up on everything that happened at the first Education Council of the year, plus our Annual General Meeting for 2017/18!

 
WATCH: The #loveDMU Show: Episode 2

Catch the latest episode of the university's video series designed to deliver you the news on how to make the most of your time at DMU.

 
WATCH: The #loveDMU Show: Episode 1

Catch the first episode of the university's new video series, designed to deliver you the news on how to make the most of your time at DMU.

 
Yummy Sundays: Mollie’s One Pot Vegan Pasta

In the first of our new series of Yummy Sundays, here’s Mollie's ‘go to dinner’ – her one pot vegan pasta…

 
Balance the budget and eat well with Yummy Sundays

We know it can be hard to balance a student budget with eating well. And that’s before you think about the tonne of deadlines you’ve got coming up! That’s why we’re launching a new series of videos to provide cheap and easy recipe ideas for students.

 
See your photos on the big screen at graduation!

We are giving YOU the opportunity to get your favourite pictures on the screen at your graduation!

 
Cheek2Cheek explain the positive impact they're having at DMU

A volunteering group at DSU is having a positive impact on students through random acts of kindness.

 
WIN a FitBit with our #ThisBUCSGirlCan Week!

We're offering students the chance to win a FitBit as part of our #ThisBUCSGirlCan Week.

 
IMPORTANT information about staying safe in student accommodation

We have recently been made aware of an alleged incident of inappropriate behaviour on a DMU student in their accommodation.

 
“It's a time to really bring everyone together and learn about others within our community.”

Inter Faith Week, led by the Inter Faith Network for the UK, takes place from Sunday 12 November to Sunday 19 November in 2017.

 
Students ask the experts about life at DMU

Students from across DMU gathered on Wednesday to ask questions about their uni experience and what's happening to improve their time here, supported by De Montfort Students’ Union.

 
Ahtesham and Jess land national roles with NUS

Two members of our Officer Team will be stepping out to represent students from across the UK in 2017/18.

 
WATCH: We had our biggest Freshers Fair EVER at #FreshFest17!

We held our biggest Freshers Fair EVER at #FreshFest17 earlier this year, with a tonne of freebies designed to help set you up for life at DMU.

 
We've got a new *thing* - get ready for Feedback Forums!

We're launching a brand new channel for students to feed back on their time at DMU!

 
IMPORTANT information about fraud targeting Indian students

We've been made aware of a sophisticated new fraud targeting Indian students.

 
Catch up on Activities Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at the first Activities Council of 2017/18!

 
Officer Team take aim at Tampon Tax

Our Officer Team are taking matters into their own hands to ensure students have access to FREE sanitary products.

 
"Why do we exist?": A speech from Mollie Footitt

Read Mollie's speech from today's #KeepUniversitiesForTheMany debate in full here!

 
We've teamed up with Drinkaware to keep you safe on nights out

We've teamed up with a national charity to help keep students safe on nights out and raise awareness of excessive drinking.

 
SADS Week takes first steps towards heart safe campus at DMU

More than 100 students, staff and members of the local community have been trained to save lives thanks to our unique partnership with a Leicestershire charity.

 
"It's part of the reason why I am where I am today. It is just a fantastic opportunity."

Nominations for Course Rep Elections at DSU are now…OPEN!

 
#TeamDMU's student sports stars react to launch of new kit

Sports clubs at DMU will stand as one this season after a slick new #TeamDMU kit was officially launched this week.

 
We're inviting YOU to Activities Training Conference!

Our VP Student Activities has invited all student group committee members to Activities Training Conference – to ensure you have the best possible year in 2017/18.

 
What does a #FreshFest17 Wristband Package get me?

Here at DSU, we’re all about saving you money – and #FreshFest17 is no different!

 
WIN a FREE Milly Lane's breakfast during #FreshFest17!

You could win a FREE Milly Lane's breakfast during #FreshFest17 thanks to the newest member of our Officer Team!

 
Celebrate with SUpplies' Clearing Clearance!

What better way to toast the end of term and the release of A-level results than grabbing yourself a bargain?

 
Student leaders descend on DMU for one-of-a-kind trustee training

Student leaders from across the UK descended on DMU this week for a unique two-day training course from De Montfort Students’ Union.

 
We're looking for new SRCs in Art, Design and Humanities

Do you want to get paid to represent your fellow students at DMU? All you need to do is talk to people...

 
DemonFM lead General Election broadcast from across the UK

Members of DSU’s community radio station have spoken of their delight at covering one of the most unpredictable General Elections for decades with a live 13-hour broadcast last week.

 
1,000 DMU students benefit from international buddy scheme

The university are looking for the newest set of i-Buddies!

 
Officer Team gearing up for unforgettable Berlin trip

Our Officer Team are gearing up to make student life unforgettable in one of Europe’s most historic cities.

 
Hey, you! Have you won a £50 Amazon voucher?

Are you one of five lucky students who’s grabbed a £50 Amazon voucher with DMU’s Microsoft Office 365 competition?

 
600 not out for our Course Reps (at the very least)

Our Course Reps have logged a massive 600 hours of volunteering this year – at the very least.

 
Kelly and Louise join the team to #LeadYourDSU

Our new Officer Team is now complete for 2017/18 with the election of a new Mature Students’ Representative and the creation of a brand-new role.

 
Student Group Elections voting is now...OPEN!

Hundreds of students are vying for your vote in our first EVER Student Group Elections to be held completely online.

 
Know the facts when it comes to deferrals!

We know that student life can be tough. That’s why our Advice team have put together some guidance on what to do if life gets in the way!

 
We want your Course Level Feedback!

DSU’s President has urged DMU students to complete the Course Level Feedback survey.

 
Kelly named as latest Course Rep of the Month

DSU's latest Course Rep of the Month has spoken about how she has academically represented her fellow students – and how hundreds more students could now benefit from a #DMUglobal opportunity.

 
Apply to become a hero of #FreshFest17 NOW!

This year, we're looking to recruit 70 Freshers Reps to help all first-year students get involved with the celebrations during #FreshFest17 and International Welcome Week

 
Catch up on Joint Activities and Education Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at the final Council of 2017 last night!

 
DemonTV bag FOUR more national awards for Demon Media

Demon Media have cleaned up at yet another national awards ceremony, winning FOUR awards and being highly commended for Best Broadcaster.

 
Music Society pack out Firebug for Varsity victory

DSU’s Music Society have claimed back their precious trophy from UoL in one of the first Societies Varsity fixtures of the year.

 
'Get messy for charity' with Holi 2017

One of DSU’s societies will be painting the town red (and blue, and yellow, and green…) for the annual Holi festival.

 
Sulets launch brand new shop in #YourNewDSU

DSU’s resident lettings charity has officially launched its brand new high street shop in #YourNewDSU.

 
BLOG: ‘The most wonderful time of the year...’

Colourful banners, wacky outfits, and a Facebook notification every 30 seconds. This can only mean one thing

 
We need YOU to help shape the new Student Charter

We're calling on students to help shape the future of DMU.

 
DMU students join 250,000 for #OurNHS march

DSU’s Officer Team led a group of students to London to fight cuts imposed on the NHS alongside 250,000 fellow campaigners.

 
Discuss DSU makes digital debut

A wannabe broadcaster has chosen DSU’s Elections as the basis for a new TV show.

 
A statement from Augustus Mbanasor

"When we unite, any change is possible."

 
Come along to University Mental Health Day

Here at DSU, we’re busy getting the Campus Centre ready for University Mental Health Day.

 
Look good and do good with Fair Wear Fortnight

SUpplies have brought out a brand-new range of new tshirts made from 100% recycled materials, at student-friendly prices!

 
Staying safe on the DMU campus

We’ve come together with the university to give you some top tips on keeping yourself from harm.

 
Nizamuddin named as latest Course Rep of the Month

DSU’s latest Course Rep of the Month has spoken about how he has academically represented his fellow students at DMU.

 
"In short, we move forwards together."

We asked some of your Officer Team what #DMUpride means to them. Next up, we’ve got Daniel…

 
Catch up on Education Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at the first Education Council of 2017 last night!

 
Ready, set, raise for The Great RAG Challenge

DSU’s resident student media group are preparing for another marathon broadcast – all in the name of charity.

 
"I felt much more confident in being myself."

We asked some of your Officer Team what #DMUpride means to them. First up, we’ve got Keira…

 
Get ready for DSU's Sponsored Sleep Out!

It’s the highlight of every Student Volunteering Week; and this year is no different!

 
Get paid £600 a year and become an SRC

DSU and DMU are looking for natural-born leaders to represent their fellow students by becoming SRCs.

 
Sulets doing that little bit Extra

DSU’s resident lettings charity are laying on something a little bit extra for their tenants.

 
Games Development create seven games...in just two days!

One of DSU’s societies oversaw the development of seven video games – in just 48 hours.

 
Women's Cricket bowled over by support

The captain of DSU’s newest sports team has told how she has been bowled over by support – and has called for more women to get involved with sport at DMU.

 
Catch up on Activities Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at the first Activities Council of 2017 last night!

 
Luci's research aims to break down society barriers

One DMU student’s ground-breaking research is hoping to break down the barriers that society members may face – but now she needs your help.

 
Football clubs get stars onboard for awareness raiser

DSU’s football clubs are teaming up to promote awareness of SADS – which kills 600 young people every year.

 
DSU's Groups in Schools reach out to children across Leicester

Six of DSU’s student groups are reaching out to the local community with a new scheme.

 
Officer Team make student life unforgettable 3,395 miles away

DSU has been busy making student life unforgettable – even on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

 
Maheen named as latest Course Rep of the Month

DSU’s latest Course Rep of the Month has spoken about how she has helped represent her fellow students.

 
Advice score top quality mark once again

DSU’s Advice team have been recognised with the Advice Quality Standard for the ninth year in a row.

 
IMPORTANT information about new bank fraud

We've been made aware of a sophisticated new fraud involving bank letters.

 
Be in with a chance of winning £500!

You could be in with a chance of winning £500 by completing a quick survey about your time at DMU and the skills you've develop for getting a job.

 
Look back at #LoveSUs at DMU

We've lent our support to a national campaign designed to spread the love of the student movement.

 
Check out our #IFWeek rundown!

Phew! We've just enjoyed a jam-packed Interfaith Week 2016. Here's a rundown of everything that happened (there's quite a lot...)

 
Christian Union help make ScareFest a little less...scary

One kind-hearted society has been busy helping fellow students on nights out.

 
Catch up on Education Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at the first Education Council of the year last night!

 
Help us spread festive cheer with Toys on the Table

We need YOUR help to spread some festive cheer this Christmas!

 
Officer Team do their bit to help keep you safe

An important part of our job at DSU is doing our bit to help keep you safe at uni.

 
Catch up on Activities Council!

Catch up on everything that happened at the first Activities Council of the year last night!

 
Black History Month: Vivian

Your International Students' Representative shares her thoughts on why Black History Month is important.

 
Black History Month: Augustus

Your DP Education shares his thoughts on why Black History Month is important.

 
Keira lends support to Glenfield Children's Heart Unit campaign

One of DSU’s officers has lent her support to a local campaign against the closure of a children’s heart unit.

 
IMPORTANT information for international students

We've been made aware of a scam targeting international students by someone over the phone claiming to be from the Home Office.

 
We've got you covered (literally) when it comes to safe sex

When it comes to sexual health, here at DSU we've got you covered (literally).

 
ISOC aim for record total at Charity Week

One of DSU’s largest societies is looking to raise more money than ever for orphans across the globe this year.

 
SAVE on your gym membership!

Sports club members can now make the most of discounted gym memberships at the QEII.

 
A statement from Dan Winney

DSU are shocked with the comments from Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, made yesterday.

 
UPDATE: Freshers Ball at #FreshFest16

An update on the Freshers Ball at #FreshFest16.

 
The sound of #FreshFest16...chosen by YOU!

We asked you lovely lot which songs you thought would be the sound of your #FreshFest16...and here are some of the best!

 
IMPORTANT visa information for international students

Police registration is critical for international students. But don’t worry – it’s easy to register!

 
Keira says...check your TV Licence!

Did you know the laws on TV licensing are changing?

 
Look out for rental scams!

Students are being urged to watch out for rental scams.

 
Gotta catch 'em all...

DSU’s newest society is hoping to attract like-minded members from the massively popular world of Pokemon GO.

 
DMUsport Frequently Asked Questions

Sports administration is moving from DSU to DMU! I have so many questions…

 
Hey! You! Are you following us?

There are LOADS of ways you can keep up-to-date with DSU on social media.

 
DS-DOers: Ahtesham Mahmood

One student loved being involved with DSU so much that he’s sticking around – even after his graduation from DMU.

 
DS-DOers: Paige and Leah Caldeira

Having one child graduate is a proud moment for any family; but for the family of identical twins Paige and Leah Caldeira there will be two graduations to celebrate.

 
DS-DOers: Niki Somaiya

Not content with graduating with ‘just’ a degree, one selfless DSU volunteer has helped countless others during her time at DMU.

 
DS-DOers: Luke Smith

Being a student can be hard. Eat, sleep, deadlines, repeat. Now try mixing that with being a media personality.

 
Watch LCFC lift the trophy LIVE with us

Dilly ding, dilly dong. We're showing Leicester City LIVE on Sky Sports this Sunday!

 
DS-DOers: Sacha Jones

It’s not often you find someone who can juggle studying pharmaceutical science and being the chair of one of DSU’s biggest societies – but that’s exactly what one DMU student has done.

 
Thousands of students decide who will #LeadYourDSU

Thousands of DMU students have already had their say on who should #LeadYourDSU, but there’s still time to have your voice heard if you haven’t voted already.

 
Now, where did I put my tie...?

It’s not every day you get the chance to welcome a Baroness to the DMU family, but that’s exactly what’s happening later this month!

 
DSU to feature at DMU's biggest ever careers fair

Your students' union are set to feature at DMU's biggest ever careers fair on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 October to show how DSU can make you more attractive to employers.

 
Sulets awarded national quality mark!

The only lettings agency recommended by DSU has been awarded a national quality mark.

 
WIN a 16GB iPad Air with SULETS!

It's just a matter of weeks until the big reveal of the first part of #YourNewDSU...our new brand! But that got SULETS, our lettings agency charity run jointly with University of Leicester Students' Union, about their own brand.

 
Is your lecturer one in a million?

We want your nominations for the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award!

 
LGBT+ Society planning Christmas extravaganza

Christmas cheer will be the order of the evening when De Montfort Students’ Union’s LGBT+ Society hosts its very first Winter Wonderland Ball next week.

 
Sports and societies take part in the Leicestershire Heartsafe Programme

The Joe Humphries Memorial trust led training for our Sports & Societies members, to create new life savers at DSU!

 
Voting to #LeadYourDSU is now OPEN!

Voting in the by-election to select four representatives on the team who #LeadYourDSU is now OPEN!

 
IMPORTANT information for Chinese students

Please be aware of a fraud targeting Chinese students.

 
WIN tickets to Clothes Show Live!

We're giving away four pairs of tickets to Clothes Show Live!

 
Student in the Spotlight: Ben Howgill

Love sport? Chair of a society? Or just getting involved with something new? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by Ben Howgill, Demon Media's Online Editor. Let’s find out a bit about him!

 
Get your picture on the big screen at graduation!

ATTENTION ALL GRADUATING DMU STUDENTS! This year YOU have the exciting opportunity to have your picture shown in your graduation ceremony - for the first time EVER!

 
Caravan Theatre rolls onto campus

Yesterday DSU hosted the Caravan Theatre Company and their original production of Can’t Touch This - read this article from Demon Media.

 
A statement from Dan Winney

A statement from incoming President Dan Winney regarding the result of the EU Referendum.

 
Student in the Spotlight: Lauren Deacon

Love sport? Chair of a society? Or just getting involved with something new? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by Lauren Deacon, another of DSU's most dedicated volunteers. Let’s find out a bit about her!

 
The SULETS Colours Awards 2016 Preview

De Montfort Students’ Union invites you to what promises to be one of the biggest nights of the year.

 
Meet the new team to #LeadYourDSU

Have you met your DSU officer team yet? These lot run the students' union!

 
Represent DMU nationally (and earn some money)

This is your chance to represent DMU on the national stage!

 
The SULETS Demon Media Awards 2016 Preview

A number of familiar faces from the media world will be in attendance at The SULETS Demon Media Awards 2016. They include, amongst others, Chris North, founder of Demon FM and now national radio talent agent, ex-Demon Media member Dave Murphy, now of Capital FM, and Dino and Pete, from Capital FM East Midland’s breakfast show.

 
Catching our breath after Inter Faith Week...

Wow! We’ve only just caught our breath after what was an awesome Inter Faith Week at DSU.

 
Student in the Spotlight: Tiffany Tangen

Love sport? Chair of a society? Or just getting involved with something new? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by Tiffany Tangen, who is one of DSU's most dedicated volunteers. Let’s find out a bit about her!

 
The SULETS DSU Societies Awards 2016 Preview

The King Power Stadium, home of champions-elect Leicester City, could be staging some raucous celebrations over the next few weeks, although one is likely to be bigger than most – The SULETS DSU Societies Awards 2016 on Wednesday 27 April.

 
ISOC raise thousands for orphans around the world

DSU’s Islamic Society have raised more than £7,000 for orphans across the world in just one week.

 
IMPORTANT information about phishing

A new phishing campaign which has hit students of UK universities claims that the student has been awarded an educational grant by the Department for Education.

 
Wiccans and Neo Pagans celebrate first year with Witches Ball

One of DSU’s newest societies hosted its inaugural charity ball at Leicester’s historic Guildhall last week.

 
The SULETS Student Voice Awards 2016 Preview

After a record-breaking year for DSU’s Student Voice team, the achievements of students throughout the year will be recognised at a very special awards night.

 
Rugby squad unite for Movember

Members of DSU's men’s rugby club have united to raise money for Movember and are set to break their fundraising record from last year.

 
Student in the Spotlight: Georgia Firth

Love sport? Chair of a society? Or just getting involved with something new? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by Georgia Firth, a final-year student and treasurer of DSU’s Dance Society who were named Society of the Year at The SULETS DSU Societies Awards 2016. Let’s find out a bit about her!

 
Creative Writing enjoy first ever Varsity

One of DSU’s many societies recently took part in its first ever Varsity event.

 
The SULETS DSU Volunteering Awards 2016 Preview

Throughout the year student volunteering has made a huge contribution to the local community and here at DSU think it’s only right that we celebrate this in style.

 
DSU Frontrunner applications are now OPEN

We’ve got a number of great opportunities to work within DSU in the latest round of Frontrunner internships.

 
Keira Talks Mental Health

20% of students consider themselves to have a mental health problem. The most alarming statistic, however, is that 13% of students have experienced suicidal thoughts. Read what VP Welfare and Community Keira Rounsley has to say about mental health.

 
We want YOU to become our new student trustee

Want to have a say on how your students’ union is run? Well, here at DSU we’re on the lookout for one driven student to become our new student trustee.

 
Cheer win Varsity despite judges' mix up

Controversy ruled one Varsity event last week when De Montfort Students’ Union’s cheerleading squad were awarded victory after a recount.

 
Meet Your...BME Representative

Did you know we now have a full team of part-time representatives working to make sure your voice is heard at DMU and beyond? We’ve introduced you to all six of them this week and last but not least is your BME Representative!

 
Thousands of students #GetOnTheRoll

Thousands of students signed up to the electoral register thanks to DSU campaign #GetOnTheRoll - and Jon Ashworth MP even came to DMU to congratulate those involved!

 
Check out what #DSURevamp could look like!

What could DSU look like in a year’s time? Watch this incredible concept video from architects CPMG which shows a concept of how the Campus Centre at De Montfort University, home to De Montfort Students’ Union, could look after #DSURevamp.

 
DSU Societies and Sports Entertain Crowds at Rugby World Cup Fanzone

With the Rugby World Cup in full swing, excitement has definitely taken hold of the city of Leicester and beyond.

 
IMPORTANT information for international students!

Please be aware of a telephone fraud targeting international students.

 
DemonFM to feature on BBC Radio 1

DSU’s resident student radio station will be featured on BBC Radio 1 this summer.

 
Dance Society enjoy national success

One of our many societies has danced its way to success in a couple of recent competitions.

 
Students ready for #BoobWeek

A group of psychology students from a national charity are working alongside De Montfort Students’ Union to raise funds plus awareness of breast cancer and its symptoms.

 
Meet Your...Disabled Representative

Did you know we now have a full team of part-time representatives working to make sure your voice is heard at DMU and beyond? We’ll introduce you to all six of them this week, and today it’s the turn of your Disabled Representative!

 
VC Shows Support for Stamp Out Stigma Campaign

When we talk about ‘mental health’, we simply mean something that is part of our general health.

 
Woohoo! We're a Living Wage employer!

Woohoo! De Montfort Students’ Union has been accredited as a Living Wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.

 
Demon TV 'highly commended' at national awards

Our very own student media group have been nationally recognised once again.

 
BUCS Results 16/03/15

Read about our sides' most successful week of BUCS action so far in our final round-up of the season.

 
Meet Your...International Representative

Did you know we now have a full team of part-time representatives working to make sure your voice is heard at DMU and beyond? We’ll introduce you to all six of them this week, and next up is your International Representative!

 
Netball leave it late for the title

The players of DSU’s third team netballers secured title success this season, but by the tightest of margins.

 
Rugby Varsity fixtures rearranged

We're happy to announce that #TeamDMU's men's and women's rugby Varsity fixtures have been rearranged for Wednesday 11 May at Welford Road.

 
DSU pool player hopes for big break

A member of De Montfort Students’ Union’s Pool Club is hoping for his big break when he takes part in trials for the English Universities team.

 
Student Volunteering Week - Wednesday Update

As part of Student Volunteering Week DSU Volunteering will be providing daily updates of what our volunteers got up to. Find out about the launch of the 'History of DSU' exhibition and Walking Wednesday on the third day of Student Volunteering Week 2016.

 
Meet Your...Women’s Representative

Did you know we now have a full team of part-time representatives working to make sure your voice is heard at DMU and beyond? We’ll introduce you to all six of them this week, and today it’s the turn of your Women’s Representative!

 
New building for sports team and societies is opened

The Watershed – DSU’s brand new space for sports teams and societies to use – is now OPEN!

 
Badminton take TWO league titles

One DSU sports club has particular cause to celebrate, after two of its sides were crowned champions of their respective BUCS divisions.

 
And the winners of the Intra Mural Futsal League are...

De Montfort Students’ Union’s Saudi Society have been crowned the first ever winners of DSU Sports’ Intra Mural Futsal League.

 
Got what it takes to be an SRC?

Applications for next year's SRCs are now OPEN!

 
Congrats to Keira!

We’ve seen hundreds of happy graduates this week but we think we’ve found the happiest of the bunch.

 
Meet Your...Mature Students’ Representative

Did you know we now have a full team of part-time representatives working to make sure your voice is heard at DMU and beyond? We’ll introduce you to all six of them this week, and next up is your Mature Students’ Representative!

 
BUCS Results 28/10/15

Read how our sports teams got on in the first week of the new season including wins in the rugby, football and netball and a rugby score for men's hockey!

 
DMUWFC savour league and Varsity glory

Fresh off the back of last year’s Women’s World Cup, DSU’s female footballers have capitalised on the interest that the tournament generated to enjoy their best-ever season.

 
Shape Your Future while you help others shape theirs

We know that loads of you Shape Your Future with us, but how about shaping the futures of others?

 
"So I've been thinking..."

This story is an appeal written by Keira Rounsley, Vice President Welfare and Community at DSU.

 
Meet Your...LGBTQ+ Representative

Did you know we now have a full team of part-time representatives working to make sure your voice is heard at DMU and beyond? We’ll introduce you to all six of them this week, starting with your LGBTQ+ Representative!

 
Student in the Spotlight: Toni Mallin

Love sport? Play in BUCS? Coach or manage a team? Play with Campus330? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week, as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them! This week we’re joined by Toni ‘T’ Mallin, a Third Year DMU student studying Criminology and Crime Justice. Toni is a Right Midfielder for DMU Women’s Football Team and Captain. Let’s find out a bit about her!

 
BUCS Results 14/10/15

Read how our sports teams got on in the first week of the new season including a basketball thriller and a 10-0 victory for women's football.

 
Statement regarding use of social media

When you share or say something via social media private message or chat group, you can never be sure where it will end up. If it is leaked you will be held accountable for what you have said.

 
Hindu Society triumph at regional competition

The sportspeople of De Montfort Students’ Union’s Hindu Society recently tasted regional success.

 
Fashionistas make the most of Clothes Show with Give It A Go

Students were able to grab a pre-Christmas bargain or two when they visited The Clothes Show Live in Birmingham with DSU’s Give It A Go.

 
Tae Kwon Do triumphant in uni championships

DSU’s very own Tae Kwon Do Club hosted the GTUK University Championships on Saturday at the Queen Elizabeth II Sports Centre, and triumphed in the process.

 
Freshers Reps – The Heroes of #FreshFest15

Fantastic feedback from all about 72 DSU freshers volunteers

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Tennis

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
BUCS Results 17/02/15

Men’s football firsts secured their league title with two games to spare in what was an otherwise mixed bag of BUCS results for DSU’s sports teams.

 
Brush up on your First Aid

St John Ambulance are coming to DSU

 
DMUWFC scoop national award with viral video

DSU’s women’s footballers are in celebratory mood after winning £500 in a national competition.

 
Niamh and Beth help charity close to DSU's heart

Two budding creative designers have been using their skills to raise awareness of SADS for a charity close to DSU’s heart.

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Women's Basketball

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
Win £10,000 with Spotify's Sound Clash

Spotify's Sound Clash is back – and it’s the only time clubs and societies from across the UK can go up against each other and prove who really is the best.

 
#ReFreshers16 Preview: Feel Good Friday

This Friday January 22 sees DSU’s #ReFreshers16 Week come to a fun and relaxing end with ‘Feel Good Friday’.

 
BUCS Results 09/12/15

In most of their final fixtures before Christmas, it was a mixed bag of results for DSU’s sports teams this week - see how they got on here!

 
Student in the Spotlight: Pedi Youyuenyoung

Love sport? Play in BUCS? Coach or manage a team? Play with Campus330? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week, as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them! This week we’re joined by Pedithep ‘Pedi’ Youyuenyoung, a PhD student with a passion for running.

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Netball

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
#ReFreshers16 Preview: Detox Day

Students are being challenged to shake off their hangovers and start living more healthily as part of DSU’s Detox Day this Thursday.

 
Students have their say at The Big Meet

Scores of students gathered last night at ‘The Big Meet’, DSU’s Annual General Meeting.

 
Shoot 'n' Hoops is slam dunk for charity

DSU’s basketball players scored a slam dunk for charity with a tournament organised by our women’s basketball team – the DMU Pitbulls.

 
#ReFreshers16 Preview: Watershed Wednesday

Students are being invited to come down and sample life in DSU’s sports clubs and societies this Wednesday as part of #ReFreshers16’s taster sessions at the new Watershed facility on Watershed Wednesday.

 
Call for students to reject proposal to close key fire station

Students in Leicester are being encouraged to call upon the Combined Fire Authority and Leicester City Council to reject the proposal to close and sell the Central Fire Station

 
Teams make the most of Tour 2016

After two long semesters, and spent from their exertions during Varsity, members of DSU’s sports teams could have been forgiven for counting down the days to the Easter break.

 
DSU's climbers summit Everest - and more!

Ever wondered what it would be like to climb Mount Everest? DSU’s very own climbing club got a taste of exactly that when they climbed the equivalent of the world’s highest mountain – and more – at the QEII Leisure Centre to raise money for charity.

 
#ReFreshers16 Preview: #LeadYourDSU Day

DSU will be marking the second day of Refreshers Week by beginning its search for next year’s full- and part-time student officers. Tuesday 19 January is #LeadYourDSU Day, where nominations are opened for students wanting to run in March’s student elections.

 
Society represents DSU on world stage

One of DSU’s many societies is now representing DMU on the international stage.

 
BUCS Results 10/02/15

As Varsity season approaches, DSU sides enjoyed a dramatic week in the latest round of BUCS fixtures, finishing with a record of eight wins, nine losses and a draw.

 
#ReFreshers16 Preview: ReFreshers Fair

Next Monday 18 January sees the launch of ReFreshers Week at De Montfort Students’ Union, as we welcome DMU’s newest students and get reacquainted with those returning for their second term.

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Cheerleading

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
BUCS Results 03/02/15

See how our sports teams got on in the second #BUCSWednesday of 2016!

 
BUCS Results 02/12/15

Read how our sports teams did on our most successful week of the BUCS season so far!

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Climbing

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
Creative Writing Society wow crowds at Uni Slam

Four members of DSU’s Creative Writing Society took on the cream of the country’s university writing crop when they took part in a national Slam Poetry competition last Sunday.

 
Student in the Spotlight: David Cunningham

Love Sport? Chair of a Society? Or just getting involved with something new?We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by David ‘Slybacon’ Cunningham, a second-year student studying Forensic Science, and the Chair and founder of Demon Canoe Club. Let’s find out a bit about him!

 
BUCS Results 24/02/15

It was a largely positive week of results for DSU’s sides in the latest round of BUCS fixtures, with 10 wins from 20 fixtures.

 
BUCS Results 27/01/15

See how our sports teams got on in the first BUCS fixtures of 2016!

 
Campus330 is now FREE!

Students who want to keep fit without committing to a gym or sports club can now do so for FREE as part of DSU’s Campus330 initiative.

 
Student in the Spotlight: Luke Taylor

Love sport? Chair of a society? Or just getting involved with something new? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by Luke Taylor, a third-year Film Studies student and chair of DSU’s men’s football squad as well as first team captain. Let’s find out a bit about him!

 
Student in the Spotlight: Laura Jayne Rowe

Love sport? Chair of a society? Or just getting involved with something new? We're going to be picking one DMU student each week as our ‘Student in the Spotlight’, to celebrate their successes, achievements and discover a bit more about them and what they're up to! This week we’re joined by Laura Jayne Rowe, a third year student studying Accounting and Finance. She is also the treasurer of climbing and a member of the trampolining club. Let’s find out a bit about her!

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Women's Rugby

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
Demon FM nominated for FOUR national awards

DSU's highly successful student radio station has been nominated for FOUR national awards

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Lacrosse

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
Four more brilliant Give It A Go events coming soon

Give It A Go have got four more brilliant events coming up in the next few weeks!

 
#TeamDMU Varsity Preview: Men's Rugby

Join us as we preview a selection of Varsity 2016 fixtures and meet the men and women of #TeamDMU.

 
DSU Student Volunteering Week Big Success!

A round up of an action-packed week of activities and projects to help the community!

 
 

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