Statistics regarding the level of animal testing being conducted at De Montfort University have been released. In the last five years, 853 live animals have been used in experiments, which have been done under the banner of ‘medical research’. While the University isn’t engaging in animal testing on the levels that other institutions do, the figures have the potential to make some uneasy. Read on for … Continue reading Animal Testing Statistics at De Montfort University Revealed
A University campus is normally a location that allows students and staff to engage in freedom of speech – without having policies or rules in place to limit expression. However, a recent report by Spiked Online has suggested that very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech, with many supposedly blocking free speech from their campus. In the report, De … Continue reading De Montfort University Limits Freedom of Speech on Campus, Study Says
De Montfort University are undertaking an investigation following allegations that a female student was subjected to multiple racial slurs by other students. The student stated she was racially abused on two occasions within a week, once being called a ‘n*****’, and having a song about ‘lynching’ directed at her. These abhorrent allegations revolve around a period of three days from around two weeks ago. The … Continue reading Investigations Ongoing Following Racial Slur Allegations at De Montfort
De Montfort University (DMU) have begun their month-long celebration of the LGBT communities. In a statement on their website, the University talked about how the month will demonstrate the institution’s ‘inclusitivity and support for LGBT+ students and staff’. The University went on to say that they are committed to ensure that everyone on their campus has the freedom ‘to be who they want to be’. … Continue reading Month of Pride Celebrations Underway at De Montfort University
The UK may well be experiencing a significant chill at the moment, but it isn’t a touch on what many in the US are going through, with temperatures dropping well below freezing point across the East Coast. These inclement conditions have caused chaos for members of the DMU Global travelling party, who were hoping to make it to New York. DMU Global is ran by … Continue reading Update on DMU Global As Weather Causes Major Problems
De Montfort University is well-known for offering a great student experience – there is a lot to do and see here! Leicester is an excellent location to be a student – thousands of students, a great nightlife, and even the occasional unexpected Premier League triumph! You will have a great time here – whether you are an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or even a visiting student! Yet … Continue reading 11 Things To Do While At De Montfort University
Both De Montfort University and the University of Leicester have teamed up to provide a unique course based around football, which has a particular focus on Leicester City’s shock Premier League title victory from the 2015-16 season. The course will study the history of football in depth, providing a unique educational experience, and for Leicester fans and residents, it offers them the opportunity to get … Continue reading You Can Now Do A Course Studying Leicester FC’s Title-Winning Season!
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at Universities across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on De Montfort University, where it was revealed students spent £47,160 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is just above average for values seen at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with approximately 21,000 students … Continue reading Almost £50,000 Paid In Library Fines At The De Montfort University Library
In news which will be rejoiced by students city-wide in Leicester, the city’s first ice rink is on its way for the Christmas season. The ice rink offers the perfect opportunity for students from both De Montfort University and the University of Leicester to unwind at the end of term. The ice rink will be located on Jubilee Square, and is set for a December … Continue reading Prepare Yourself: An Ice Rink Is On Its Way To Leicester!
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