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Voting is now OPEN for Zone Elections!

Voting is now open for our 2019 Zone Elections!

 
New to DMU? We want to hear from YOU

Are you a new student to De Montfort University? If so we want to hear what you think so we can provide an unforgettable student experience!

 
WATCH: Zones are here! But what are they?....

Find out more about De Montfort Students' Union's brand new Zones!

 
It’s your voice, don’t lose it. Make a difference, register to vote.

A snap General Election is taking place on December 12 but you need to register to vote to use your voice.

 
WATCH: We Are De Montfort Students' Union

We Are De Montfort Students' Union. We Are DSU.

 
RESULTS: Your Mature Students’ Representative is…

Your Mature Students' Representative is Harsh Shah following a by-election.

 
Nominations are OPEN for our new Zone Elections!

Nominations for our Zone Elections are now OPEN!

 
Get the balance right with our first Part-Time Job Fair

De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) are introducing Part-Time Job Fairs to empower students to know their rights as part-time employees.

 
WATCH: Highlights of Freshers Fair 2019

Check out some of our favourite moments from Freshers Fair 2019.

 
Ready, Steady, Raise!

RAG 19/20 is about to begin but we need your help to chose which charities we're going to be fundraising for.
We looking for dedicated people to join our committee to help us host fundraising events.

 
Join us for Black History Season!

This year we've got loads on for Black History Month!

 
Voting is now OPEN for our Course Rep Elections!

You can now vote in our 2019 Course Representative by-elections.

 
VOTE TODAY: Voting is open for your Mature Students’ Representative

You can now vote in person for your Mature Students' Representative.

 
Join DSU for sustainable activism in Amsterdam

Looking for a city break? Join us on our upcoming trip!

 
Be the next voice for mature students at DMU!

You can now run to be our Mature Students' Representative and be a student leader!

 
Nominations for Student Group By-Elections are...OPEN!

Has your student group got a full committee? If not, why not nominate yourself in our student group elections today!

 
Nominations for Course Rep Elections are...OPEN!

Nominations for our 2019 by-elections are officially OPEN! Represent your course mates at DMU and put yourself forward today to be a Course Representative,

 
Building bridges in Brussels

De Montfort Students' Union took 100 students to the European city of Brussels.

 
Freshers 2019 is coming...and its set to be the best yet!

Not long to go until the biggest week of the year - Freshers 2019 is coming!

 
Yungen, Joel Corry and Its Danny T to headline biggest events at Freshers 2019

Yungen, plus Joel Corry and Its Danny T will be headlining Freshers!

 
Students celebrate end of academic year at DSU Celebrates

Students celebrated the end of the academic year at DSU's unforgettable new event, DSU Celebrates: A Night at the Casino.

 
RESULTS: DSU’s new Officer Team for 2019/20 have been confirmed

De Montfort University (DMU) have voted for De Montfort Students' Union (DSU)'s next Officer Team including an all female Executive Team.

 
WATCH: We Are De Montfort Students' Union

We Are De Montfort Students' Union. We Are DSU.

 
WATCH: Missguided take over the Campus Centre

Missguided took over the Campus Centre with a HUGE sample sale and their BURGURL van. Watch the highlights here!

 
STUDENT WIN: Graduate Support Fund doubled thanks to DMU student

DMU student Lydia Turner has lobbied alongside DSU to increase the Graduate Support Fund and freeze fees.

 
WATCH: What an Officer/Exec does - Derrick Mensah

Derrick Mensah, VP of Activities at De Montfort Students' Union (DSU) tells us more about what he does as an Officer and what our soon to be Executives will also be doing.

 
Shape your SU with this survey and possibly win £100!

Here at De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU), we’re giving you the chance to share your opinions and shape the future of your SU.

 
WATCH: What an Officer/Exec does - Mollie Footitt

Mollie Footitt, DP of Education, tells all about what being an Officer involves and what future De Montfort Students' Union Executives will be doing.

 
Celebrate the end of the academic year with DSU Celebrates!

It's time to celebrate the end of the academic year! Join us for 'DSU Celebrates: A Night at the Casino' in the Campus Centre for a night to remember.

 
Vote now in our Course Rep Elections!

Vote now for who you want to represent you and your fellow course mates.

 
Voting for the Student Group Elections is...OPEN!

Vote today for your society or sports group committee members!

 
Have you got what is takes? Nominations for Student Group Elections are OPEN!

Our student leaders are key to everything that DSU does, and they're all current DMU students.

 
Nominations for our Course Reps are now...OPEN

Our student leaders are key to everything that DSU does, and they're all current DMU students.

 
DisABILITY: ‘The opportunities are endless’

Throughout April De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) partnered with DMU Disability, Advice and Support (DAS) to represent disability in a new light and create a more inclusive community with the DisABILITY.

 
WATCH: Highlights of ReFreshers 2019

See all the highlights from ReFreshers 2019 including ReFreshers Fair, our nights out, the MyUniPal Hub and Give It a Go Day.

 
Become a DSU Frontrunner and gain valuable employability skills

Students at De Montfort University (DMU) are being given the opportunity to gain valuable employability skills at De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) by becoming a frontrunner.

 
Celebrate all abilities with DisABILITY

DSU has partnered with DMU Disability, Advice and Support (DAS) to represent disability in a new light and create a more inclusive environment with DisABILITY.

 
Catch up on Education Council!

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

 
Join us for Open Prayer in support of New Zealand

Join us for Open Prayer for New Zealand.

 
NOTICE OF ELECTIONS: Have you got what it takes to lead the SU?

We're looking for the latest set of student leaders who will direct DSU over the next 12 months and make sure we continue to be an independent student-run and student-led organisation.

 
Voting for our 2019 Elections is now…OPEN!

Voting is officially OPEN for the De Montfort Students' Union (DSU) 2019 Elections!

 
Take a trip to Belgium with DSU

Fancy a break away? Apply now and join our DP of Education, Mollie Footitt on the DMU Global trip to Brussels in Belgium.

 
Sports clubs and societies celebrated for their achievements and inspiring students

De Montfort University (DMU) societies and sports clubs were celebrated for their achievements this term at the Sport and Student Activities Dinner on Friday 14 December.

 
Nominations for Elections 2019 are now...OPEN!

If you think you have what it takes to lead your students’ union, nominate yourself in the DSU Elections 2019.

 
Students approve refreshed governing documents for DSU

Members of DSU have shown their approval for a number of changes designed to better represent the 27,000 students at DMU.

 
We've got all the academic information #UNI2KNOW

De Montfort Students' Union's (DSU's) latest campaign, UNI2KNOW, will help students at DMU know their rights as students and what exactly is an academic offence.

 
WATCH: Highlights of #FreshFest18

See the highlights from #FreshFest18!

 
DSU to support almost 1,000 students on #DMUglobal trip to New York

DSU’s Officer Team will once again be making student life unforgettable when close to 1,000 DMU students head to New York in January.

 
See what we've got planned for ReFreshers Week 2019!

Check out what we've got planned to welcome the newest students to DMU in 2019.

 
Black History Month at DSU concludes with sell-out showcase; Through The Times

DSU concludes Black History Month with Through The Times, a showcase of Black History in the UK from 1900s.

 
Have your say in how we represent students at DMU!

Get all the information you need ahead of our biggest democratic meeting on Tuesday 4 December.

 
Students say ‘yes’ to improved funding model for sports clubs at DMU

Sports clubs at DMU will receive more funding after changes made by De Montfort Students’ Union.

 
Check out everything happening during Interfaith Week!

This year we're celebrating national Interfaith Week and diversity in religion with a range of events. Check out what's happening!

 
#NotOnMyCampus: DSU takes a stand against discrimination on campus

DSU launch an anti-discrimination campaign on #DMUGlobal trip to Berlin.

 
Meet the Student Champions who will represent you at DMU this year

An all-new team of Student Champions will enable us to better represent your academic interests at DMU this year.

 
Voting for our Student Group Elections is now...OPEN

Our student leaders are key to everything that DSU does, and they're all current DMU students.

 
Voting for our Course Rep Elections is now...OPEN!

Vote now for the person you want to represent your academic interests!

 
Have you got what it takes? Nominate yourself in our Student Group Elections HERE!

Our student leaders are key to everything that DSU does, and they're all current DMU students.

 
Officer Team and all-new Student Champions continue to give students a voice at DMU

Our Officer Team have pledged to continue representing students at DMU while we thoroughly review our Constitution and democratic processes.

 
We want YOU: nominate yourself as a Course Rep HERE!

Our student leaders are key to everything that DSU does, and they're all current DMU students.

 
Find out all you need to know about #FreshFest18 HERE!

Get all the info on #FreshFest18, our week of events jam-packed with stuff to welcome you to DMU!

 
Make the most of #FreshFest18 and SAVE money!

Our #FreshFest18 VIP Package wristbands save you money and give you access to the best nights of the year.

 
Grab your wristband for #FreshFest18 HERE!

Buying an official #FreshFest18 wristband is the best and cheapest way for DMU students to get into all of our Freshers Week nights out.

 
Get ready for #FreshFest18!

We’re pleased to announce that #FreshFest18 will officially start on Friday 21 September and run all the way to Sunday 30 September.

 
DSU offering unique set of events on #DMUglobal trip to Berlin

We'll be encouraging students to create positive change with a series of unique events in one of Europe’s most historic cities later this year.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Year for 2017/18

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. In this special edition of Wins of the Week, see what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Campus Centre jam-packed with everything you need before, during and after your DMU graduation

Our Campus Centre is the place to be during this summer’s DMU Graduations, and will be filled with everything you’ll need to make your day even more memorable!

 
Historic building on the DMU campus given new lease of life as the Castle Inn

DSU and DMU cut the ribbon on a new micro-pub in one of the most historic areas of Leicester on Thursday.

 
WATCH: Highlights at De Montfort Students' Union 2017/18

We've had an unforgettable year at DSU.

From our biggest and best Freshers Week to date, right through to our amazing Summer Ball at the King Power Stadium, thousands of DMU students have been with us every step of the way.

 
Hundreds of students help DSU improve life at DMU with The Big DSU Survey 2

Hundreds of students have given us their feedback on life at DMU, and how we can be even better at representing your academic interests.

 
MyUniPal Rep applications are now...OPEN!

We're looking for the heroes of #FreshFest18. Make sure you've submitted your application by the end of Sunday 1 July!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 38

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 37

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: Hundreds head to King Power Stadium for end-of-year celebrations at Summer Ball

Hundreds of students from DMU descended on the King Power Stadium in May to celebrate the end of the year at our Summer Ball.

 
WATCH: Bloopers at De Montfort Students' Union 2017/18

Take it from us, but sometimes, things don't always go to plan.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 36

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Hundreds head to King Power Stadium for end-of-year celebrations at Summer Ball

Hundreds of students from DMU descended on the King Power Stadium on Friday to celebrate the end of the year at our Summer Ball.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 35

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Hundreds of students equipped with skills to lead at Activities Training Conference

Hundreds of student leaders were equipped with the skills to lead DSU's more than 160 student groups this week.

 
WATCH: See what happened at Joint Activities and Education Council in 60 seconds!

We've just had our final Student Council for 2017/18. Let Chair of Education Council, Thom Chapman, explain exactly what happened in 60 seconds (or slightly more...)!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 34

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Freshers Reps applications are now...OPEN!

We're looking for the heroes of Freshers Week 2018. Have you got what it takes?

 
Celebrate the end of the year in style at the Summer Ball

It’s time to celebrate the end of the academic year! Join us for our first EVER Summer Ball, sponsored by Sulets, this May.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 33

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Tell us about life at DMU and WIN incredible prizes with The Big DSU Survey 2

We’re once again calling on you to tell us about your experience at uni with The Big DSU Survey 2 – and you could win some incredible prizes!

 
WATCH: Tell us about life at DMU and WIN incredible prizes with The Big DSU Survey 2

We’re once again calling on you to tell us about your experience at uni with The Big DSU Survey 2 – and you could win some incredible prizes!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 32

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 31

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Demon Media raise more than £1,000 as 'Gods of RAG'

Our resident student media group have raised more than £1,000 for charity with a Big Brother-style marathon broadcast.

 
Students shape their future careers at first Steer Your Career Conference

Students at DMU shaped their future careers at our first Steer Your Career Conference on Wednesday.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 30

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Voting for our Course Rep and Student Group Elections is now...OPEN!

Voting to #PowerYourUnion is OPEN between 10am on Thursday 26 April and 11:59pm on Monday 30 April.

 
More space for work on the DMU campus with The DSU Study Space

Students will have more space to study on the DMU campus this deadline season with the opening of The DSU Study Space.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 29

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Choose the right career path for you with our first Steer Your Career Conference

You'll have the chance to help steer yourself onto the right career path for you thanks to a conference led by DSU.

 
WATCH: See what happened at Student Council in 60 seconds!

We just had a dramatic Student Council. Here, Ahtesham explains exactly what happened in 60 seconds (or slightly more...)!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 28

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Gain valuable employability skills as a Frontrunner at DSU

Students at DMU are being given the opportunity to gain valuable employability skills at De Montfort Students’ Union and earn some extra cash at uni.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 27

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
DSU and DMU join forces to launch new transparent spending video

Our Officer Team have lobbied the university to shed a bit more light on where your money goes.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 26

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 25

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Officer Team heading to Hong Kong to deliver incredible FREE events

Our Officer Team will be helping hundreds of students deepen their knowledge of Hong Kong next month by delivering a number of FREE events.

 
More than 6,000 DMU students vote to #PowerYourUnion in biggest Elections EVER

More than 6,000 DMU students have voted for the student leaders who will #PowerYourUnion in 2018/19, in our biggest Elections EVER.

 
WATCH: Hundreds sign up to save lives with Leicestershire UNItes

We joined forces with the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign last week to set a new record for the number of people signed up to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register.

 
WATCH: How does Single Transferable Vote work?

Here, we explain exactly how STV works in practice as part of our #PowerYourUnion Elections.

 
WATCH: Help us continue to make positive change at DMU

It’s really crucial that you give us your feedback so that we can continue to make positive change on behalf of students at DMU.

 
WATCH: See the results of our #PowerYourUnion Elections LIVE!

You've been voting all week...and now it's time to find out which DMU students you've chosen to #PowerYourUnion in 2018/19!

 
Meet the candidates to #PowerYourUnion HERE!

Meet the 50 DMU students hoping to #PowerYourUnion in 2018/18 as part of our Officer Team.

 
Exactly 50 DMU students put themselves forward to #PowerYourUnion

Exactly 50 DMU students have put themselves forward to #PowerYourUnion – but now you need to decide who you want to make up your Officer Team in 2018/19.

 
Support #TeamDMU at Varsity 2018

Varsity 2018 is here! #TeamDMU's sports sides are going into battle with UoL in the annual Varsity series – and the rivalry is more intense than ever.

 
Choose the students to #PowerYourUnion!

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

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 23

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 22

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 21

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Nominate yourself to #PowerYourUnion as a Course Rep or student group committee member!

The nominations deadline for both Course Rep and student group committee Elections has been extended.

 
Nominate yourself to #PowerYourUnion HERE!

To keep De Montfort Students’ Union an independent, student-run and student-led organisation, we're about to start our Elections process for the 2018/19 academic year – and it's time for you to choose the students to #PowerYourUnion.

 
Nominations to #PowerYourUnion are now...OPEN!

Nominations for DSU’s Elections are now…OPEN! This is your chance to choose the DMU students to #PowerYourUnion.

 
Recommend someone brilliant to #PowerYourUnion HERE!

To keep De Montfort Students’ Union an independent, student-run and student-led organisation, we're about to start our Elections process for the 2018/19 academic year – and it's time for you to choose the students to #PowerYourUnion.

 
WATCH: See what happened at Joint Activities and Education Council in 60 seconds!

Loads happened at our Joint Activities and Education Council. Here, Lauren explains exactly what happened in 60 seconds (or less)!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 20

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
#SeeTheInvisible at DMU with Demi's latest campaign

We'll be highlighting hidden disabilities next week as part of a new student-led campaign.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 19

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 18

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Aged 16 to 30? DMU needs YOU to be a lifesaver!

Students are being urged to help save a life and sign up to the national stem cell register next week as part of a new campaign called Leicestershire UNItes.

 
Grab your tshirt for the Faculty Championships HERE!

This new initiative, led by your VP Student Activities, Derrick Mensah, is designed to increase the 'buzz' on campus and to further increase inclusivity across the university.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 17

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 16

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
WATCH: See how we're helping #DeStressU in 2018

We know that this time of year can be tough. Hear from Jess and Mollie about how we're helping #DeStressU in 2018.

 
The Faculty Championships are coming to DMU!

The Faculty Championships, coming in 2018, are a series of different competitions between the four faculties at DMU, plus partner colleges and university staff – and we think it’ll be a highlight of your time at university.

 
See some of our favourite photos from our ReFreshers Fair!

We've cobbled together some of our favourite pictures from yesterday's #ReFreshers18 Fair in the Campus Centre over on Facebook.

 
WATCH: See our Wins of the Week for Week 15

We've had a busy week representing your academic interests at DMU. See what your Officer Team have been up to, here!

 
Students set to save up to £200,000 on printing at DMU

Students are set to save up to £200,000 on printing this year after lobbying from De Montfort Students’ Union’s Officer Team.

 
WATCH: See what happened at Education Council and AGM in 60 seconds!

Loads happened at Education Council and our AGM. Here, Jess explains exactly what happened in 60 seconds (or less)!

 
Catch up with ten of our most-read stories of 2017!

While we’re enjoying a well-earned break over Christmas – and planning an even better 2018 – we thought we’d share ten of our most-read stories of the year!

 
Sports club together for Movember in 2017

DSU’s sports squads have clubbed together to raise thousands of pounds for a men’s health charity.

 
The ReFreshers Fair is coming to DMU!

We're packing out the Campus Centre ground floor full of info to help you through your next term at uni, opportunities from across the city - and of course... loads of FREE STUFF!

 
Officer Team heading to New York to deliver incredible FREE events

Our Officer Team will once again be making student life unforgettable when more than 1,000 DMU students and staff head to the Big Apple in January.

 
Music and Music Recording aim to smash fundraising target with Christmas single

Two of DSU’s most creative societies are aiming to smash their previous fundraising record with their very own charity single this Christmas.

 
WATCH: Here's a very special festive message from your Officer Team...

Here's a very special message from your Officer Team this Christmas.

...we'll see you in 2018.

 
See all of the ways we made an impact in 2016/17!

Last year was an incredible one here at DSU. On the same day we invite you to our Annual General Meeting, we’re releasing our Impact Report for 2016/17.

 
Get ready for our most important democratic meeting of the year...

It's the most wonderful time of the year...that's right, it's time for our Annual General Meeting! This is the biggest democratic meeting we hold all year and is open to all students (and only students).

 
Almost 1,300 of you respond to The Big DSU Survey

Almost 1,300 students have directly responded to our call for your experiences at DMU as part of a huge survey undertaken by De Montfort Students’ Union.

 
Students grill expert panel at first DSU Question Time

Students headed to the Campus Centre on Friday for a frank and honest discussion about the future of higher education.

 
Find out what's happening for #ThisBUCSGirlCan Week HERE!

We've joined forces with DMUsport to get involved in the national This Girl Can campaign, to encourage as many female students at DMU as possible to get active and involved in sport.

 
WATCH: Meet some of our student groups with Activities Fair at #FreshFest17

We spoke to some of our sports clubs, societies and other student groups at our Activities Fair at #FreshFest17 to see exactly what they're all about - and how they can make your time at De Montfort University (DMU) unforgettable.

 
Learn how to be a champion for your course with our Course Rep Training!

Course Rep Training is the first step in how you can learn to be a champion for your course! It covers the basics of being a Course Rep, how to interact with students on your course to gain opinions, data and raise concerns on behalf of other individuals.

 
WATCH: See all of the best bits from #FreshFest17!

We had an *incredible* time welcoming you to DMU at our biggest and best Freshers Week EVER.

 
Join us for DSU Question Time this Friday

We’re inviting as many students as possible to join us for DSU Question Time in the Campus Centre Atrium this Friday 10 November between 1pm and 2pm to discuss the issues surrounding higher education with an expert panel.

 
Know your rights at DMU with #Uni2Know

We've launched a new campaign to highlight what you should expect from your personal tutor at DMU – and what’s expected of you!

 
DSU named in the top 10 students' unions in the UK

DSU has been named in the top 10 students’ unions in the UK by an influential national survey.

 
WATCH: See exactly what we are all about!

We Are De Montfort Students' Union. We Are DSU. See why we're one of the top 10 students' unions in the country!

 
Join the celebration at Black History Month 2017

We've got a whole host of events planned this October – all in the name of Black History Month 2017.

 
Tell us how to make uni great and WIN an iPad!

We want you to have your say in The Big DSU Survey.

 
Nominate yourself to become a Course Rep NOW!

Course Rep nominations are now OPEN. Think you could make a difference for fellow students?

 
Discover our city and WIN with #LoveLeicester!

Here at De Montfort Students’ Union, we think this city is pretty great…(although we are a little bit biased).

 
LISTEN: Check out the Sound of #FreshFest17

Get ready for #FreshFest17 with some of our favourite songs at the moment!

 
Harry Potter, Alton Towers and much more on Trips Tuesday during #FreshFest17

Secure your place on one of our Trips Tuesday events by purchasing a ticket now!

 
Bugzy Malone, Tom Zanetti and K.O Kane to headline biggest events at #FreshFest17

We are super excited to announce that Bugzy Malone plus Tom Zanetti and K.O Kane will be headlining two of the biggest events at DSU’s #FreshFest17.

 
The countdown to #FreshFest17 is ON!

The countdown is on. It’s almost time for #FreshFest17.

 
LISTEN: Catch our Sound of Summer 2017 playlist on Spotify!

Whether you're still on campus, at home for summer or on a beach somewhere a little...warmer...listen to some of our favourite summer tunes from 2017!

 
Meet the Officer Team: Ahtesham

All of this week, we’ll be featuring stories with your new Officer Team, and seeing what they’ve got planned for 2017/18. Last (but by no means least), it’s Ahtesham Mahmood, new President of DSU…

 
Meet the Officer Team: Mollie

All of this week, we’ll be featuring stories with your new Officer Team, and seeing what they’ve got planned for 2017/18. Next up, it’s Mollie Footitt, new DP Education at DSU…

 
Meet the Officer Team: Derrick

All of this week, we’ll be featuring stories with your new Officer Team, and seeing what they’ve got planned for 2017/18. Next up, it’s Derrick Mensah, new VP Student Activities at DSU…

 
Meet the Officer Team: Mike

All of this week, we’ll be featuring stories with your new Officer Team, and seeing what they’ve got planned for 2017/18. Next up, it’s Mike Mayes, VP Media and Communications at DSU…

 
Meet the Officer Team: Jessica

All of this week, we’ll be featuring stories with your new Officer Team, and seeing what they’ve got planned for 2017/18. First up, it’s Jessica Okwuonu, new VP Welfare and Community at DSU…

 
How can I get my hands on a #FreshFest17 wristband?

See our tops tips for getting your hands on one of those all-important #FreshFest17 wristbands!

 
Catch up with ten of our most-read stories of the year!

We've had a brilliant year. Now, while we're working on our mammoth Impact Report, catch up with ten of our most-read stories of 2016/17!

 
WATCH: See our highlights of 2016/17!

We've had an amazing year! Here are all of the best bits (that we could fit into a video, anyway)...

 
Officer Team help unearth culture on #DMUglobal trip to Berlin

Our Officer Team have been busy making student life unforgettable in one of Europe’s most historic cities.

 
WATCH: Our favourite bloopers from 2016/17...

Sometimes, things don't exactly go to plan. Here are some of our favourite bits that didn't quite make the cut this year...

 
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.

 
"They've made my time as an officer the best job in the world."

This week, we’ll be featuring stories with outgoing officers Dan, Augustus and Keira. Here’s what Dan had to say about his time as VP Student Activities and President of DSU…

 
"I am proud that that we now have some form of ball rolling."

This week, we’ll be featuring stories with outgoing officers Dan, Augustus and Keira. Here’s what Augustus had to say about his year as DP Education at DSU…

 
"I've learnt a lot more skills than I could ever have hoped for."

This week, we’ll be featuring stories with outgoing officers Dan, Augustus and Keira. Here’s what Keira had to say about her two years as VP Welfare and Community at DSU…

 
A statement from Dan Winney

A statement from President of DSU, Dan Winney, in response to the news that DMU has been awarded gold status in the TEF.

 
Make the most of the summer break with NUS extra!

Whether it’s a vacation or staycation, we’re all about saving you money this summer!

 
What do DMU students make of the 2017 General Election?

After a night of shock results, twists and turns in the General Election, we thought we’d ask some DMU students what they made of it all.

 
Graduating? Save money, get involved and hold on to the moment!

Read our top tips on making the most of your graduation from DMU...

 
Glitzy awards tops off star-studded year for Demon Media

Some of DMU’s most creative students came together last week to celebrate another incredible year for Demon Media.

 
Augustus scoops national Black Representation Award

A member of our Officer Team has scooped a national award for representing BME students at DMU.

 
Everything you need to know about the 2017 General Election

On Thursday 8 June, millions of people across the country will go to the polls and choose who they want to lead the UK. Here’s what you need to know.

 
Students look back on an incredible year at The DSU Awards

Hundreds of students descended on the home of football to celebrate at The DSU Awards on Friday night.

 
Ahtesham gives the low-down on Ramadan

Asalam Alaykum and Ramadan Mubarak! Ahtesham Mahmood has you covered with his guide to Ramadan.

 
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!

 
We want YOU to become our new student trustee!

Want to have a say on how your students’ union is run? We’re on the lookout for one driven student to become our new student trustee!

 
Sports club and society leaders chosen in biggest Student Group Elections EVER

Next year’s sports club and society leaders have been chosen after more than 5,300 votes in DSU’s biggest Student Group Elections EVER.

 
You're BOUND to love this offer...

We're giving you a FREE hot drink voucher and another voucher for 10% off clothing when you get your final project bound at SUpplies.

 
Preparing the leaders of tomorrow at Activities Training Conference

We’re holding our first EVER Activities Training Conference on Wednesday 24 May.

 
Join our Race to Register at DMU!

We’re jumping on the NUS’ #GenerationVote campaign and holding a Race to Register right here at DMU!

 
Officer Team encourage students to Be the Change

Our Officer Team have thrown their support behind Be the Change to talk with students about the issues most important to them.

 
Industry names flock to DMU for DemonFM's #SRACon

DemonFM welcomed hundreds of students to the annual Student Radio Association Conference at DMU last week for the first time since 2013.

 
WATCH: See the highlights of DemonFM's #SRACon!

Our community radio station DemonFM welcomed hundreds of students to the annual Student Radio Association Conference at DMU last week for the first time since 2013.

 
Demon Media run the show at biggest Demo Factor yet

Demon Media members weren’t just the centre of attention at the Student Radio Association’s Demo Factor last week – they were running the show.

 
Voting in our By-Elections is now...OPEN!

Voting is now OPEN to choose your new Mature Students' and Postgraduate Students' Representatives.

 
Get ready for The DSU Awards!

We’re inviting YOU to the biggest night of the year at The DSU Awards!

 
Graduate Support Fund launched after DSU lobbying

The university have launched a new Graduate Support Fund after lobbying from students and our Officer Team.

 
It's that time again...

Find out how to log your hours for 2016/17 here!

 
Join the #GenerationVote squad!

Psst. There's a General Election coming...and we need YOUR help!

 
WATCH: See the full story of BME Inspired featuring Akala!

Last week, we welcomed award-winning rapper and poet Akala - plus a load of inspirational students and leaders from across the UK - to DMU for our BME Inspired event.

 
“If there was a Varsity point for coverage, we’d win it. We’d win it every year.”

Demon Media's Sports Officer has spoken about the group's incredible coverage of #TeamDMU's best Varsity performance to date.

 
By-Election nominations open NOW!

We now have more opportunities to represent your course mates and fellow DMU students with our #LeadYourDSU By-Elections.

 
HUGE names confirmed for SRA Con 17

Greg James, Mistajam and Jason Bourne (no, not that one) are among the big names heading to DMU next month as part of the SRA’s annual conference.

 
DSU unveil first public defib at the heart of campus

We've just unveiled the first public access defibrillator at DMU with the support of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust.

 
WATCH: Can you spot yourself in our video from Holi 2017?

Our amazing Indian Society painted the town red (and blue, and yellow, and green…) for the annual Holi festival on Bede Park last week.

 
Dan wants Your Big Ideas!

Have you got a big idea that you think we should be looking at?

 
Akala announced as headline speaker at BME Inspired

Award-winning rapper and poet Akala is coming to De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) to help inspire Black Minority Ethnic (BME) students at De Montfort University (DMU).

 
DemonFM nominated for SIX national awards

DSU’s resident community radio station has been nominated for a record six national awards.

 
RESULTS: Meet the new team who will #LeadYourDSU

More students than EVER before have voted for the team who will #LeadYourDSU in 2017/18.

 
Course Rep results are HERE!

The first wave of successful Course Reps – who will academically represent their fellow students – have been announced by DSU.

 
The MASSIVE numbers behind Elections 2017

Now that the dust has settled, we thought we’d delve a little deeper into the numbers behind DSU’s biggest Elections EVER.

 
Take a Stand with Keira

DSU and DMU have come together to encourage students to take a stand to stamp out sexual violence and harassment.

 
More free days between exams after DSU lobbying

80% of students at DMU will have two clear days between exams this year thanks to lobbying from our Officer Team.

 
Prepare for battle at Societies Varsity 2017

DSU are inviting YOU and your society to take part in Societies Varsity 2017.

 
Dare to win for #TeamDMU at Varsity 2017

Our sports clubs are going into battle with UoL in the annual Varsity series – and the rivalry is more intense than ever.

 
WATCH: Results Night LIVE!

See who you've chosen to #LeadYourDSU in our biggest Elections ever...LIVE!

 
Voting to #LeadYourDSU is now...OPEN!

Voting is now open for YOU to decide who you want to #LeadYourDSU over the next 12 months.

 
Meet the people who want YOUR vote to #LeadYourDSU

Read the manifestos of every single candidate running in this year's Elections at DSU!

 
More choice than EVER before to #LeadYourDSU

Students have more choice than ever before in deciding who they want to #LeadYourDSU.

 
We want to help #DeStressU!

We're bringing back our hugely successful #DeStressU campaign to encourage DMU students to take a little more ‘me time’ now and then.

 
We're helping #DeStressU...with FREE society memberships!

For one week only, we’re making society memberships completely FREE as a way to help #DeStressU!

 
PARTY WITH ARTY Episode 3: A RAG Special

It's time for the next vlog with VP Student Activities Ahtesham Mahmood. But who has partied with Arty this week?

 
The Great RAG Challenge: ACCEPTED!

DSU’s resident student media group have raised more than £1,000 for charity with a Children in Need-style telethon.

 
Student Volunteering Week an 'enlightening experience'

Students have paid tribute to the ‘enlightening experience’ of being involved with Student Volunteering Week 2017 at DSU.

 
OFFICIAL: We're investing in our volunteers!

DSU have become one of only six institutions across Leicestershire to achieve the prestigious Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard.

 
Deadline extended for biggest Course Rep Elections EVER

Have you heard? The Course Rep system at DSU is changing!

 
DemonFM on the air from ‘nice and shiny’ new studio

DemonFM have been singing the praises of their ‘nice and shiny’ new studio.

 
Groups net thousands for charity at Netfest

DSU’s student groups netted thousands of pounds for charity at the latest edition of Netfest last weekend.

 
Student Volunteering Week needs YOU!

We are proudly getting on board with Student Volunteering Week 2017, and we’re hoping to get more DMU students involved than ever before!

 
CoppaFeel! group top the tables nationally for December

A breast cancer scare has inspired one student to lead a DSU volunteering group who have now topped the tables nationally.

 
Officer Team show solidarity at #LoveInternational Vigil

DSU’s Officer Team have thrown their support behind the university’s #LoveInternational Vigil to show solidarity with refugees and victims of intolerance.

 
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.

 
Premier League champion cuts ribbon on #YourNewDSU

The ribbon was finally cut on #YourNewDSU yesterday by Premier League champion Christian Fuchs.

 
Hundreds of students find out more about #LeadYourDSU

Hundreds of students came to find out what it means to #LeadYourDSU as DSU’s Elections season was officially launched on Tuesday.

 
WATCH: When we played Egg Roulette with Christian Fuchs...

SHELL SHOCK: See what happened when we played Egg Roulette at the Grand Opening of #YourNewDSU!

 
Students go head-to-head with sporting legends at Goals

DSU’s unique partnership with a local charity has seen DMU students going head-to-head with some of Leicester’s sporting legends.

 
Lauren to lead #ThisGirlCan week

DSU's This Girl Can week runs from Monday 30 January to Sunday 5 February and is crammed with FREE inclusive sports and fitness sessions provided by DSU, DMU Leisure Centre and Campus 330.

 
Empowering a generation with our Women in Leadership Event

DSU is looking to empower an entire generation of female leaders with its first ever Women in Leadership Event.

 
Welcome to #YourNewDSU!

We’ve moved! Just over six months after moving out, we’ve completely transformed the Campus Centre into #YourNewDSU.

 
Christian Fuchs to open #YourNewDSU

DSU is extremely excited to announce that Christian Fuchs will open #YourNewDSU this Wednesday.

 
Grab a discounted tshirt and a selfie with a Premier League champion!

DSU are celebrating our partnership with the ‘NoFuchsGiven’ brand, with a special discounted sale on the latest clothing collection from Premier League champion Christian Fuchs.

 
We want YOU at our first EVER BME in Leadership Event

We’re inviting YOU to join us at DSU’s first EVER leadership and empowerment conference created by and for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students.

 
Could you be our Society of the Week?

We know that our societies do some amazing things. That’s why we’re launching Society of the Week.

 
DSU pledges to expand #ReviewDSU

DSU has pledged to undertake a full governance review to ensure that it best represents students at DMU.

 
When it comes to housing...what was I thinking?

We asked three DMU students a few questions about what they do when it comes to choosing a home away from home.

 
DMU and DSU launch The Mandala Project

DMU and DSU have come together to stamp out sexual violence and harassment.

 
Hundreds pack out biggest AGM EVER

A record number of students turned up to have their voice heard at DSU’s biggest AGM EVER this week.

 
Volunteers help wrap hundreds of presents for needy children

DSU have helped donate hundreds of presents to needy children this Christmas.

 
ISOC more than double previous Charity Week total

DSU’s Islamic Society have raised a massive total for orphans across the globe and more than doubled the figure set in 2015.

 
Forget #BusterTheBoxer...it's all about #WinneyTheWhippet

See our festive gift to you this Christmas!

 
"Everyone knows that Christmas and cheesy music is a match made in heaven."

Two of DSU’s most creative societies have come together to release a charity single this Christmas; sleigh bells and all.

 
Discover our city and WIN with #LoveLeicester!

The best way to experience what Leicester has to offer is to explore.

 
When it comes to housing...what was I thinking?

We’re here to remind you that you don’t need to make quick decisions when it comes to signing a housing contract.

 
Officer Team join 15,000 to march in London

DSU’s Officer Team joined a national protest against a proposed rise in tuition fees last weekend.

 
PARTY WITH ARTY Episode 2: Meeting an Olympic Gold Medallist

It's time for the next vlog with VP Student Activities Ahtesham Mahmood. But who has partied with Arty this week?

 
#UseYourVoice at our Annual General Meeting

It's the most wonderful time of the year...that's right, it's time for our AGM!

 
FREE printing for all DMU students from your SU!

We're pleased to announce a new solution – free printing from your SU!

 
DemonFM to host biggest names in radio at SRA Conference 17

Some of the biggest names in radio will flock to Leicester next April as DSU’s community radio station DemonFM has been confirmed as host of the SRA’s annual conference.

 
Here's the difference that YOU have made!

Here at DSU we know that all of our volunteers are brilliant. So we've been number-crunching...

 
More than 1,500 of you #ReviewDSU

More than 1,500 of you lovely lot have directly responded to the call to #ReviewDSU – but it doesn’t stop there.

 
See what we've got planned for Interfaith Week 2016!

We'll be taking part in national Interfaith Week from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 November with a series of events designed to celebrate diversity in faith. Join us!

 
Cheers! Get ready for Keira's Alcohol Awareness Week

Work hard, play hard. It’s an approach many of us take whilst at university, but sometimes we can get a little carried away...

 
Louise invites YOU to Disability Awareness Day

Disabled Students’ Representative Louise is inviting you to Disability Awareness Day!

 
Demon Media set to celebrate landmark birthday

DSU’s resident student media group is preparing to celebrate a landmark birthday.

 
Join us for the first EVER Shape Your Future Conference

We’re inviting you to the first EVER student-led employability conference of its kind at DMU!

 
March with your DP Education at NUS' National Demo

We will not be ignored. March with us. Free, good quality education is a right for all, regardless of ability to pay.

 
Watch our two roving reporters at Activities Fair...

We had our biggest Activities Fair EVER at #FreshFest16. So we sent roving reporters Ahtesham and Augustus out and about to see what happened...

 
Wear a DMU hoodie with pride!

Want to represent DMU in style? Grab your DMU hoodie here!

 
See #FreshFest16 in numbers!

Phew. We've just recovered from what was an incredible #FreshFest16 - here's just a snapshot of what you lot got up to!

 
We want YOU to #ReviewDSU

DSU has opened consultation into our leadership – and we’ll be listening to you every step of the way.

 
Record sign-ups at #FreshFest16's biggest Activities Fair EVER

A record number of students signed up to DSU’s societies, sports clubs and student groups at last week’s Activities Fair at #FreshFest16.

 
Meet the heroes of #FreshFest16

From making candy floss to heading to Twycross Zoo, and from handing out paint powder to showing you the way to our Freshers Fair, there are some people who #FreshFest16 wouldn’t have been possible without.

 
See all of your Officer Team's goals for the year here!

Your Officer Team are here to represent you. But alongside the day-to-day running of your favourite SU, they're involved in heading campaigns to try and make your university experience the best it can be.

 
MyUniPal helps more than ever before at #FreshFest16

A vital part of #FreshFest16 is helping you settle into your new life at DMU. And that’s exactly what MyUniPal is here to do.

 
Students turn into lifesavers thanks to #FreshFest16

You might have had a great time at #FreshFest16, but did you know that it did good, too?

 
#FreshFest16 kicks off with vibrant charity ColourFest

Students helped kick off DSU #FreshFest16 festivities by raising a mammoth amount for charity.

 
Library open 24/7 after DSU lobbying

DSU’s officer team have spoken about their delight at DMU’s extended library opening hours.

 
Amie lands place on crucial TEF panel

After finishing two years as DSU Deputy President Education, Amie Blockley (formerly Chapman) has lands place on Teaching Excellence Framework panel

 
DSU train latest generation of student leaders

DSU joined forces with DMU on Wednesday to train the latest generation of School Rep Coordinators.

 
Get ready for #FreshFest16...

Welcome to the best week of your life! We’ve got a TONNE of day and night events to celebrate you becoming a DMU student.

 
Redlight to join Louisa Johnson at #FreshFest16 Freshers Ball

Redlight will be joining Louisa Johnson to headline our Freshers Ball at #FreshFest16!

 
"You know, I’ve absolutely loved it here."

DSU said goodbye to a valued member of our staff team last Friday on what he called an ‘extremely exciting time’ for the union.

 
Help us...help you!

You might know already…but we’re here to support YOU! This year, DSU want to help more students at DMU than ever before.

 
Is your society worth its weight in gold?

Team GB aren’t the only ones with a big medal haul this year. We’re giving all of our societies the chance to bag their own!

 
Renewed sports partnership for DMU students

DSU’s VP Student Activities Ahtesham Mahmood has spoken about his excitement at the renewed partnership which delivers sport to students at DMU.

 
Meet our DS-DOers!

Maybe this time next year, this could be you…

 
Grab your #FreshFest16 wristband here!

Buying an official #FreshFest16 wristband is the best and cheapest way to get into all of our freshers nights out...and more.

 
REBRAND: Time for the big reveal...

It’s finally time to show you DSU’s new logo and brand!

 
Get paid for your work with Demon Media!

We’ve got three opportunities for you to get paid for your work with DSU’s student media group.

 
We're moving house...

It's time for DSU to temporarily move out of the Campus Centre. We'll be closing the doors at our Campus Centre home at 5pm on Tuesday 12 July and opening in the Art Factory 9am on Monday 18 July

 
DemonFM on BBC Radio 1!

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

 
Grab student discounts...even after you've graduated!

You’ll miss loads when you finish uni. Student discounts needn’t be one of them!

 
#FreshFest16 wristbands on sale NOW!

The first release of wristbands for #FreshFest16 are available NOW! Don't miss out...

 
#FreshFest16 wristbands on sale this Monday

The sun is shining, the flipflops and sunnies are out and our thoughts are wandering to the most wonderful time of the year, not Christmas, FRESHERS!

 
Grab official graduation merchandise here!

Grab official merchandise for your DMU graduation ceremony here!

 
This Girl Can Week at DMU

DSU are supporting #ThisGirlCan with a week of special events and opportunties with the aim of getting more females at DMU active and involved in sport/fitness.

 
Training Lifesavers at DSU

Students from across DSU's huge number of sports clubs and societies are being given potentially lifesaving training on Wednesday 7 October

 
Hundreds pack out Athena for biggest DSU awards night EVER

DSU’s sports teams packed out the Athena for the biggest night in DMU’s sporting year on Friday at The SULETS Colours Awards 2016.

 
What the heck is NSS?

NSS stands for the National Student Survey.  It’s an annual survey that all final years from across UK universities are asked to complete.  It’s there for you to feedback on your time at DMU.

 
Nigerian student conference celebrates 10 years at DMU

One leading international conference celebrated its 10-year anniversary at DMU with help from one of DSU’s biggest societies.

 
Get ready for awards season 2016!

First of all, let’s get one thing straight – you lot do some pretty incredible things. And that's exactly what our awards season is all about.

 
RAG is here!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not that one. RAG is coming to DSU and it all starts this Saturday!

 
Say hello to Advice!

As part of the rebrand, the DSU Welfare centre will be changing name to Advice.

 
"I can walk away with my head held high"

It’s a privilege to be elected by your fellow students; it’s an honour to be given a mandate for a second time.

 
#SendItPacking and WIN £50 cash!

How do we give a fitting send off to the old DSU logo? Then we thought – what better way than to #SendItPacking?!

 
DSU supports #BursaryOrBust

Student nurses and midwives joined a rally against Government plans to scrap NHS Student Bursaries yesterday, led by DSU.

 
We're here to #DeStressU this exam season

For many of you it’s getting close to exam season and, for lots of you final years, we know that dissertation deadline is looming. That’s why the DSU exec team are running a brand new campaign to help you through what can be a very tiring and stressful time. Say hello to #DeStressU.

 
"It has been such a massive part of my life"

It’s a privilege to be elected by your fellow students; it’s an honour to be given a mandate for a second time.

 
Demon Media round off awards season with marathon celebration

DSU’s resident student-media group rounded off #DSUAwards16 with a marathon celebration on Friday night.

 
Leicester City plays host to biggest awards evening (so far...)

The home of Premier League champions Leicester City played host to the biggest night of DSU’s award season so far on Wednesday.

 
Varsity is here!

On 21 February 2016 the biggest sporting rivalry in the world will re-ignite in the biggest and fiercest varsity clash to date.

 
DSU launches Intra Mural Sport

DSU are bringing together DMU students to compete in the brand new Intra Mural Sport initiative.

 
DSU's fire fight up for national award

DSU’s successful fight to halt the closure of Leicester Central Fire Station has been shortlisted for a national award.

 
Student leaders paint the town purple at Student Voice Awards

It was the turn of student leaders to celebrate in the second ceremony of DSU’s awards season on Friday night.

 
Get your game face on and WIN tickets to Leicester City!

We’re giving you the chance this Varsity to win a pair of hospitality tickets for the final game of the season where the Foxes might just lift the Premier League trophy!

 
Nervous About Coming to Uni? MyUniPal Can Help

It's perfectly natural to be a bit nervous coming to uni and starting the next chapter in your life, but MyUniPal is here to lend you a hand.

 
Almost time for the big reveal of our new brand...

These are exciting times for DSU. Building work has already started for the spectacular £3 million overhaul of our home, and it’s just a matter of weeks until we welcome the new executive officers that give you your voice at DMU.

 
Meet Your Part-Time Officers!

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...

 
Games Development are Best New Society in the UK!

DSU’s Games Development Society has been named as the Best New Society in the UK.

 
Demon Theatre hit 50

Not many students have celebrated their 50th birthday. But one DSU society put on a show to remember as they did exactly that last week.

 
See who could #LeadYourDSU

It's almost time to decide who will #LeadYourDSU. And today's the day where we announce the candidates hoping to win your votes in this year's elections!

 
Karate world champ Maddison pays tribute to DSU funding

It’s not every day that you meet someone at the top of their sport. It’s not every day that you meet a world champion. But one DMU student is exactly that – three times over – and has paid tribute to DSU for their part in helping her career.

 
DSU sports and societies wow Welford Road

Yesterday was a proud day for De Montfort Students' Union as students performed in front of 22,000 people at Welford Road.

 
We've just had our biggest awards season EVER

First of all, let’s get one thing straight – you lot do some pretty incredible things. And to celebrate that fact, DSU have just had our biggest awards season EVER.

 
Games Development Society shortlisted for TWO national awards

DSU’s Games Development Society has been shortlisted for not just one but two national awards.

 
Scores of students celebrate Holi with Indian Society

Scores of students descended on Bede Park last Thursday to celebrate Holi.

 
Students enjoy magical time with Give It A Go

Dozens of students enjoyed a day out at Harry Potter studios thanks to DSU’s Give It A Go.

 
Lucy scoops Mentor of the Year award

One caring and dedicated volunteer has spoken about picking up a top award at DSU’s recent volunteering awards.

 
It's that time again...

Are you on the committee of a sports team or society? Have you spent time helping out in the local community? Or volunteered your time elsewhere? Then it’s time to log your hours...

 
Have your say in the running of DSU

DSU is inviting students to come and have their say on how their union is run at the upcoming Education and Activities Councils.

 
It's a wrap! Hundreds of presents donated to needy children

Hundreds of presents have been donated to children who would otherwise go without this Christmas thanks to help from DSU.

 
Meet #TeamDMU's BUCS league winners

This year has been the biggest ever for sport at DSU. We’ve had more of you getting involved in both competitive and informal sport than ever before...but the bread and butter of a #TeamDMU club is BUCS competition.

 
DMU Saint Alisia shedding her locks for charity

One of DSU's kind-hearted cheerleaders is shedding her lengthy locks in the name of charity.

 
SVW: A Day in the Life

Here at DSU we’re all about helping you do something unforgettable.

 
We've got more MyUniPals than ever!

Are you new to DMU? Need some help settling in? Then MyUniPal is the place for you, now with more volunteers than ever before ready to help kick-start the best years of your life!

 
DSU helping you Shape Your Future

So you’ve got a degree. Now what? It can be difficult to stand out in the job market these days. But DSU and De Montfort University are here to help you give yourself the best possible chance after you graduate.

 
Apply to be a Freshers Rep at #FreshFest16!

This year, DSU are looking to recruit 100 Freshers Reps to help all first-year students get involved with the celebrations during #FreshFest16.

 
Demon Media's Emily lands a job at the BBC

A former member of De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU)’s award-winning student media group has cause for celebration after securing herself a highly-coveted job with the BBC.

 
Record turnout for DSU elections

Now the dust has started to settle following De Montfort Students’ Union’s annual elections, we can take a little time to reflect on what was a whirlwind couple of weeks.

 
The Demon boasts celebrity guest editor

The Demon will boast a guest editor for the now traditional February edition to coincide with Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival.

 
Women's rugby convert their hard work

DSU’s women’s rugby players bounced back from the disappointment of last season to enjoy a successful year – but there’s still work to do.

 
Should we stay or should we go?

On Thursday 23 June, people up and down the UK will go to the polls to vote on whether the UK should remain in or leave the EU – and it’s likely that students will be one of the deciding groups.

 
Know the facts when it comes to deferrals!

We know that sometimes your deadlines can be real monsters, especially if you are hit by severe unexpected circumstances.

 
Explore the history of DSU

A student has explored the history of DSU with a fascinating new exhibition.

 
11 ways we made an impact in 2015

DSU is a busy place – you lot are always up to something to enhance your time at DMU. See the 11 ways we made an impact in 2015!

 
Orange is the new black(board)...

One DMU graduate is launching an innovative new website with help from DSU.

 
Games Development Society are jammin'

One of DSU’s newest and fastest-growing societies has been celebrating the success of its recent Games Jam event.

 
We #LoveLesta, Do You?

Your VP Welfare and Community Keira Rounsley's brand new campaign

 
The DSU Shop has you covered!

You’ve written the next War and Peace. It’s taken hours of research, months of writing and hundreds of coffees – but you made it! You’re dissertation is finished! So after the completion happy dance, it’s time to get that masterpiece bound.  The best place to get it done is the DSU Shop.

 
Have your say at council

DSU is inviting students to come and have their say on how their union is run at the upcoming Education and Activities Councils.

 
Equestrian dare to bare

Members of DSU’s Equestrian team have once again dared to bare in the name of charity.

 
DSU Book Swap Has Arrived

If you need buy, sell or even if you want to trade your course books, we've introduced the DSU book swap to give you the place to do exactly that without the sky high prices.

 
The secret behind DSU's men's footballers' success

Passion, determination and preparation are just some of the key ingredients in DSU's first team men’s footballers’ success this year – not to mention a helping hand from a name sure to be familiar to football fans across the UK.

 
More than 800 students vote in EU Referendum

More than 800 have voted to show their opinion on the UK’s position in the European Union.

 
Meet the new team to #LeadYourDSU

A record number of students have voted for the team who will #LeadYourDSU next academic year.

 
Get the lowdown on Student Volunteering Week

Phew. We had a brilliant SVW at DSU. Were you involved? Or want to see what we got up to? Then you’re in the right place. Here’s our round-up of the week...

 
Helping you save wonga...

DSU’s Welfare team are backing a national money-saving campaign that could see you manage your cash a bit better and improve mental health.

 
Demons in Space raise huge amount with mammoth broadcast

Students from DSU’s resident media group raised almost £2,000 for charity with one mammoth two-day broadcast.

 
Watch a flythrough of our new home!

We’re proud to show off the latest flythrough of our new home!

 
DSU's fire fight is a success

DSU’s fight to halt the closure of Leicester Central Fire Station has been a successful one.

 
DSU smash record for Children in Need donations

DSU smashed last year's record for Children in Need donations with a massive day of events on Friday.

 
National kayak champ Ricky lauds DSU funding

A national kayak champion has paid tribute to DSU’s support in funding his career.

 
Fern champions #ShapeYourFuture campaign

A third-year student is preparing for life after university by making the most of the opportunities afforded to her by De Montfort Students’ Union and her university, boosting her employability in the process.

 
#LoveSUs top five reasons to Love DSU!

Today is #LoveSUs day – so here are five reasons you might not know about to love your students' union!

 
Let's talk about The V Word...

We’re joining in with the national Student Volunteering Week 2016 from 22 to 28 February...and we’ve got a tonne planned.

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 10

It’s Day 10 of the #DSUFestive10 and that means last (but by no means least) on our list of gifts to you is...Campus330!

 
Bollywood Dance wow the crowd at Diwali

DSU’s Bollywood Dance society wowed the crowds at Leicester’s Diwali Lights Switch On only two years after setting up as a society.

 
Stars come out for GOALS

De Montfort Students’ Union’s men’s and women’s football clubs came together with some famous faces to organise a charity football tournament last week.

 
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It’s #DSUFestive10 Day 9 and it’s time for one of our faves – Give It A Go!

 
We've sent 20 students into space...

Demon Media set for biggest fundraiser ever

 
Your New SU!

Do DMU students recognise our logo?  Does the brand reflect who we are and what we're all about?  Do we need to change?  You tell us!

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 8

Day 8 of the #DSUFestive10 and it’s another biggie. What a year it has been for Demon Media!

 
Save a packet on Christmas with an NUS Extra card!

By being a member of the Students' Union you are entitled to an NUS Extra card, which gives you awesome discounts, from 15% off MacBooks to 40% off at PizzaExpress!

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 7

It’s Day 7 of the #DSUFestive10 and, we don’t mean to boast, but…this year has been the best year ever for our sports teams and societies!

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 6

It’s Day 6 of our #DSUFestive10 and our gift partly helps you not to pick any other little ‘gifts’…

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 5

Since we're pals, check out Day 5 of the #DSUFestive10...

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 4

Day 4 of the #DSUFestive10 and our gift to you is one of the main reasons we exist!

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 3

Day 3 of #DSUFestive10 and it’s a biggie...

 
Toys on The Table is back!

Help us provide toys and gifts for children in Leicester and Leicestershire area at Christmas who might otherwise not receive anything

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 2

Check out our second gift to you in the #DSUFestive10!

 
Inter Faith Week 2015

DSU are running a series of events for Inter Faith Week 2015.

 
#DSUFestive10 Day 1

Check out our first gift to you in the #DSUFestive10!

 
Its time we #GetOnTheRoll

Do something amazing, take 2 minutes out your day and register to vote!

 
Top grant helps promote inter faith work

DSU has been awarded a top grant by the Inter Faith Youth Trust.

 
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.

 
#FreshFest15 - Our best Freshers ever?

Check out what you guys achieved over #FreshFest15. The numbers speak for themselves!

 
Demon FM alumnus lands dream job at Capital

Former Demon FM member Dave Murphy has landed his dream job as Breakfast Show Producer at Capital East Midlands - as well as being shortlisted for two national awards.

 
Demon FM nominated for FOUR national awards

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

 
"I want to rebuild schools with my own hands."

Moving to university can be difficult for anyone, let alone if your home is on the other side of the world. But one DMU graduate has spoken about how DSU helped him settle into university life and is also shaping his future.

 
 

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