Mature Students' Representative

Your De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) Mature Students' Officer this year is Aaron O'Rourke.

Aaron is a third year Psychology student at De Montfort University (DMU) and a member of the Mature Students’ Society.

Aaron sees his role as supporting all mature students and to help make the best of their time at DMU.

During this coming year, Aaron aims to work to address two main long term goals - car parking and childcare facilities.  These are two areas that mean a great deal to many of our mature students, Aaron aims to lobby for the improvement in car park and childcare offerings at DMU.

Aaron also aims to ensure that the mature students of DMU are given an active voice in all aspects of their university life. He believes that mature and part time students are not just here to fill spaces, they are an important part of the DMU community. Aaron wants to use his time in office to make marture students’ voice heard and put them on the map!

In Aaron's manifesto he promised to work on these key areas:

  • Investigating the posibilities of childcare arrangements on campus or in the local areas
  • Lobbying for improve car parking facilities 
  • Increased accessibility of timetables, including later start times 


You can get in touch with Aaron on Twitter @DSU_mature, on email at