De Montfort University

From Tragedy to Triumph: Why My University's New Chancellor Really Matters

Tiffannie Roberts | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Tiffannie Roberts

I hope that in being made our chancellor, Baroness Lawrence can enjoy helping out and getting involved, righting the wrong which took place in 1993, inspiring hundreds of students to live the lives they want to, and showing that one voice can make great changes.

Students' Union President Suspended For 'Challenging David Cameron's LGBT Record'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The president of a students' union has been suspended from his position and banned from campus after he challenged David Cameron's record on LGBT equa...

Britain's Brainiest Street? 11 First Class Degrees On One Street In Leicester

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Barrett | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Employers should be looking to Barclay Street, Leicester, for their future recruits, where 11 students received first class degrees last week. The...

Comedy and Politics - An Unlikely Combination?

Alistair Jones | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Alistair Jones

Sometimes it appears as if political comedy has disappeared, at least with regard to 'high' politics. Interest in politics - especially that involving Westminster - has diminished significantly.

Meet The Teen Who Could Soon See Her Designs Sold In John Lewis And ASOS

The Huffington Post | Hannah Rought | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A talented university student has won a competition with famous lingerie brand Lepel and could soon see her designs sold in major high street retailer...

That's, Er, Asda Price

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Supermarket giant Asda is launching a three-year degree course in distribution or retail for 30 of its staff. The scheme involves 12 days of classr...

WATCH: University Spends £22,000 On Charity Dance..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A university spent nearly £22,000 organising a charity flashmob dance which only raised £5,000 in donations, it has emerged. The embarrassing adm...

The 30 Year Old (Comedy) Virgin

Daley James Francis | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Daley James Francis

When I started as a 28 year old freshman, I knew that I wasn't going to be living the life of a stereotypical student. I also knew that despite a ten years' experience of living in the 'real world', I was still terrified of public speaking.

KFC Launches 'Blended Learning' Degree In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Fast food giant KFC have launched a degree in partnership with a UK university to train its restaurant general managers. The degree will see 60 KFC...

Royal DMU: The Day My University Was Brought Together

Priya Mahida | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Mahida

It is often said that whist people are studying at university they live in their own little 'uni-bubble', and in my opinion this is sort of true.

Duchess Kate And The Queen Pay A Visit To De Montfort University

MyDaily | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Style

The Queen, Duchess Kate and Prince Philip paid a visit to De Montfort University in Leicester this morning, to mark the official start of the Diamond ...

Whose Tweet is it Anyway?

Priya Mahida | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Tech
Priya Mahida

Whether businesses like it or not, the world is becoming more open and connected through social-networking websites, so employers can either learn how to utilise such platforms or risk being left behind.

Downturns: All Negative?

Priya Mahida | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech
Priya Mahida

Is the rise in unemployment always as negative as it's portrayed in the media? In other words, is unemployment a threat or an opportunity?

Bad Grades: The Fault of Students or Lecturers and Tutors?

Priya Mahida | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Mahida

During my time at university, I have seen students use their initiative less and take less responsibility for their work, instead expecting lecturers and tutors to spell out exactly what is required of them.

University: All About the Grades?

Priya Mahida | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Mahida

Take advantage of the opportunities, gain as many transferable skills as you can and build that CV so you stand out from the millions of others in the jobs market. It will benefit you more in the future than just good grades alone