#DMUlocal brings family fun day to Beaumont Park

Beaumont Park Football Club played host to over 200 people on Saturday as #DMUlocal celebrated the club’s coaches and supporters with a family fun day. Alongside a free barbecue, kids were cheered on by their parents as teams from Under 8s through to Under 15s took part in mini football tournaments. Tina Logan, Secretary at […]

Crowds turn out to support first DMU peace festival

Inspirational words attributed to Mahatma Gandhi provided the fitting ending to a day-long celebration of peace held at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU). His saying, “be the change you want to see in the world”, closed the packed 12-hour event, which included dancing, drama, poetry, sports, singing and an electrifying live art performance from a […]

DMU student wins Square Mile community reporter prize at Journalism Awards

Journalism graduates collected awards as well as their degrees on Saturday as they celebrated of three years’ hard work at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU). The Leicester Centre for Journalism’s Class of 2017 were invited to a special ceremony supported by #DMUlocal just before their official graduations where Ali Haynes, programme leader of DMU’s Journalism courses and […]

Leicester school children discover science with STEM day

Robotics, engineering and discovery was on offer yesterday as #DMUlocal teamed up with MCS Projects to help over 80 Leicester schoolchildren learn about STEM subjects. Year 8/9 pupils took part in exciting activities that saw them program robots, build electric cars, generate virtual portraits and delve into medical diagnosis. By working in teams made up of […]

Year 12s DMUaspire to a life at university

The first students to take part in a week-long course to encourage more young people to consider higher education have given it rave reviews. Around 60 Year 12 students from colleges and sixth forms across Leicestershire spent five packed days at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) on our first DMUaspire week put together by DMU’s […]