DMU Square Mile is preparing an ambitious project to work with partners to build washrooms in schools in India. Many young people in India, particularly girls, drop out of education due to a lack of toilet facilities in their schools. This project will work with Daly College, in Indore, the International Round Square charity and #DMUGlobal to build new washrooms in at least eight schools and teach basic English grammar to Indian children, in academic year 2014/15.
I had the real pleasure of heading to Leicester’s Upper Brown Street theatre last night to view the DMU Square Mile Moving Together project’s largest end of year showcase to date, writes DMU Square Mile Operations Manager David Hollis.
Dr Ketan Ruparelia, Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University, is lead researcher on the DMU Square Mile Diabetes and Complementary Alternative Medicine project. In this blog post, he describes the aims of the study.
DMU Square Mile hosted the Community Media Association’s national conference and AGM on Saturday. Delegates from across the UK came to the Hugh Aston building on campus for a series of talks and workshops.
DMU audiology students completed over 50 hearing checks for families and friends of players taking part in Special Olympics-linked 5-a-side tournament. The Football Association disability officer at the event yesterday thanked DMU staff and students for their efforts.
Young people are to showcase their dance skills learned through a creative partnership that gives De Montfort University’s performing arts students the chance to share their talent and inspire others.
Our very own Wolves of Wall Street, Hazel Primary school, took their Play Dough winner’s trip down to London this week. As part of their trip they visited the London Science Museum, as well as stopping off at the Bank of England, to learn about the History of Money, writes David Hollis, DMU Square Mile Operations manager.
DMU audiology students are giving free hearing events for families and friends of players taking part in a huge 5-a-side tournament this weekend. Volunteers from DMU Square Mile are taking their equipment to Sheffield for the Special Olympics-linked event which will involve players from Yorkshire and Humberside.