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With the recent successes of DMU Saints, De Montfort’s cheerleading squad is rapidly establishing itself as one of the UK’s top University teams within their divisions.


Competitions and Varsity

In 2017 DMU Saints completed the year with Coed Level 2 winning their regional division and All girl Level 1 winning their national division making the Saints 'Grand' champions for the third year running!

In addition to these achievements, every year De Montfort students attempt to defeat our rivals from the sports teams at the university across the city in the annual Leicester varsity matches. We are proud to say that The Saints have won varsity three years in a row and hope to make it four years!



We currently hold training sessions twice a week on Tuesdays: 7-9pm and Sundays: 6-9pm. During these sessions we are guided by our coaches to develop strength and flexibility, improve tumbling and practice stunts. These skills are integrated to form routines that are used at competitions and varsity.




DMU Saints hold weekly Wednesday socials involve a different fancy dress theme each week with lots of fun drinking games to strengthen the team bond and welcome freshers to the team in non-training hours. This year we will be beginning our evenings at Fat Cats bar (which is a short walk from Campus) followed by a trip to Marz Bar and ending the evening at the SU!



Every year the Saints are given the opportunity to go on a sports tour where we engage in friendly cheerleading with different universities by the beach! In the past we have been to Rimini in Italy, Salou in Spain, and Porec in Croatia. Days are spent at the pool and participating in our favourite sport while the evenings are for exploring the local nightlife in more fancy dress!



Getting in touch

If you are interested in learning a new sport, continuing with a sport that you already love or simply want to go for a drink with us every Wednesday, join the DMU Saints Cheerleading Squad!

Make sure you visit us next to the Campus Centre at the Freshers’ Fair and look out for us demonstrating our skills at your Matriculation Ceremony.


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via Facebook, Twitter or by email!

We’d love to hear from you!


Nia Durant
Dance Coach
Ashton-Lauren Jackson
Development Coach
Fiona Hegarty
Fundraising Officer
Louise Macdonald
Health & Safety
Makala Hall
Georgia Hill
Kit Officer
Ellie Jardine
Media Secretary
Abbey Hunter
Grace Allen
Social Secretary
Saffron Gordon
Kyle Norton
Wadzanai Mugara
Vice Chairperson
Rebecca Wilson
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