DHM Spotlight: “Hidden conditions aren’t really hidden, they just present differently”

LSM President and SU Accessibility Officer, Ella, shares her experience with ulcerative colitis (UC) and its impact on mental health.

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Leicester students vote to support UCU strike action

Students at the University of Leicester have voted in favour of supporting this week’s UCU strike action, according to a statement released by Leicester Students’ Union (SU) this afternoon.

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Leics Tackle Period Inequality! Wellbeing Win Sees Free Period Products Brought to Campus

Free and sustainability-sourced tampons and pads were made accessible in three buildings across campus last week, following successful work over summer by the Leicester Students’ Union’s Wellbeing Officer, Karli Wagener, in securing a deal between the University and UK-based social enterprise, Hey Girls.

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SU Elections: Who will be your next Wellbeing Officer?

As I’m sure you’re all aware by now, SU Executive Officer elections are very much underway. As part of LSM’s election coverage, I spoke to the two running candidates for Wellbeing – Karli Wagener and Millie Loader – about their manifestos and aspirations for the next year if elected.

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“Crisis point” in student education as hopes of fee refunds are dashed by universities minister

Written by Ed Morrison Last week, in response to a question about tuition fee refunds from a red-faced Piers Morgan,

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#MeToo: “I thought he was going to rape me”

Trapped and alone in Oadby student village, Lyla was helpless as her friend bore down on her. “At that moment it became apparent I didn’t know this person, and it made me fear for my life.”

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Tuition, turmoil and rising tensions as students demand compensation

As we enter the start of the New Year, it is clear that the reverberating effects of the virus are continuing to wreak havoc. How has this affected university compensation?

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University of Leicester Students’ Union votes to oppose job cuts

Leicester’s Students’ Union voted by 35-5 to oppose the university’s ‘disinvestment strategy’ during an impassioned exchange at their annual meeting on the 1st of December.

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