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Derby Theatre receiving Arts Council England funding to support its fundraising

Derby Theatre is delighted to have been awarded £150,000 from the Arts Council England Catalyst: Evolve fund.

Graduate scoops award for animation documenting historic Paignton Pudding Riot

A graduate who created an animation to document an historic pudding fight has won a top award for his work.

Success for Graphic Design and Illustration students

Cabinet of Curiosity' wraps for Sinfonia VIVA and YCN Student Design Awards 2016

Female film students drive the equality agenda with LGBT YouTube smash

Four female film students have joined forces to create an award-winning short film about a same-sex relationship and break the misconception that the film industry is male-dominated.

Photography student shortlisted for prestigious award

Photography student shortlisted for prestigious award

Illustration student shows importance of recycling through award-winning artwork

Illustration student shows importance of recycling through award-winning artwork

Fashion collection scoops top award

Student whose fashion collection was inspired by great grandfather’s time in World War Two scoops top award

Student encourages people to talk about testicular cancer through photos

Student encourages people to talk about testicular cancer through hard-hitting photos

Derby climbs 25 places in Guardian University Guide 2017

The University of Derby has been ranked in the Top 50 in The Guardian University Guide 2017 after climbing 25 places.

Two Derby students created a mural for Dr Martens new Derby store

Two Derby students created a mural for Dr Martens new Derby store

The Big Show 2016

“Inspirational” creative work of final year students to go on display during 2016 degree shows. Come and see the talent that's on your doorstep, Friday 13 May - Saturday 11 June. #DerbyBigShow

Derby students showcase work at challenging new exhibition

A group of students from the University of Derby are showcasing their work at Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Textile Design student weaves colourful car fabric to fix “gap in the market”

A custom car enthusiast has used her creative skills to design colourful fabrics for automotive interiors after spotting a “gap in the market”. Victoria Squire, a Textile Design student, has created 30 luxury weave fabrics featuring Native American patterns and geometric shapes.

Derby graduate lands Brian Weaver Fellowship

University of Derby graduate Helena Rimmer has been named as this year's recipient of The Brian Weaver Fellowship at Derby Theatre.

Déda Plans for Fusion Future

Déda - a creative centre for the development of Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work - is bringing together a wide range of arts professionals for a symposium in Derby, the East Midlands.

Fashion student nominated for ‘Emerging Designer’ award

A fashion student at the University of Derby has reached the final of the Midlands Fashion Awards 2015 for her modern glamour clothing collection.

Fine Art graduate has been awarded a prestigious arts residency in Iceland

Aly Jackson studied an undergraduate and masters degree in Fine Art at the University and is now set to visit Iceland to create work with residents in Skagaströnd before showcasing it at one of the largest art residencies in Iceland, The Nes Artist Residency.

1,000 years’ service honoured at University Staff Loyalty Awards

John Crossley, Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Music Technology and Production, has been at the University for 20 years.

£485,000 Arts Council Investment To Make Derby Theatre Greener

Derby Theatre is thrilled to announce that Arts Council England is investing £484,894 in their plans to make its building more energy efficient.

New specialist facilities for Fashion and Textiles opening in September 2016

Redevelopment of Chandos Pole St - Derby Building

Film lecturer’s movie wins top French post-production contract

A film lecturer at the University of Derby has scooped a top award for her Victorian period drama.

Dance Students Masterclass at Déda

International contemporary dance artist Jorge Crecis recently held his first masterclass with University of Derby BA Hons Dance degree students who are based at regional dance house Déda in Derby to help develop their performance presence skills.

University of Derby celebrates best ever student satisfaction score

Students at the University of Derby have given their institution its highest ever rating as part of the independent National Student Survey (NSS) results, released today (Wednesday, August 12).

Vakalo Art and Design College in Athens is celebrating success

Konstantinos Gounaridis, Managing Director of Vakalo Art and Design College in Athens is celebrating success and several commendations in the recent Partnership Review with the University of Derby in Athens.

Inspirational new Programme Leader for dance degree at Derby

Innovative and passionate contemporary choreographer and performer, Alice Vale, has been appointed as the new Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Dance at the University of Derby.

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