Mr Mike Mayes BSc (Hons)
Vice-President of Media and Communications,
De Montfort Students’ Union
Mike joined the Board of Governors in July 2017 as its student representative. He sits on the Nominations Committee.
Mike is the current Vice-President of Media and Communications at De Montfort Students’ Union (DSU) and a member of its Trustee Board. A recent first-class graduate of BSc (Hons) Media Production, Mike has been heavily involved in DSU during his three years at De Montfort University.
His role involves overseeing the award-winning Demon Media Group, managing communications at DSU and ensuring that the voices of students are heard. Whilst occupying this position, he has strived to improve internal communications within DSU, with a view to improving liaison with the Executive Board and the Board of Governors. Mike also aims to provide students with a more transparent academic experience, telling them more about what DSU do to represent them and work with the university to be more open about where their tuition fees are spent.
In addition to his first-class degree, Mike has BBC Academy certification and an Institute of Engineering and Technology accreditation in Media Production.
Mike is a music and film aficionado, keen outdoorsman and passionate travel advocate, having embarked on several international trips including camping in the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada and walking nearly 1,000 miles across Spain.