News - Academic partnerships - University of Derby

Latest news from the USPU


26 January 2017

University initiative will help beta NHS nurse shortage

A new joint venture between the University of Derby, the NHS and the Philippines is being progressed to help overcome an acute shortage of registered nurses in hospitals across the UK.


19 January 2017

First dual degrees awarded with Derby’s Dutch partner

Hospitality professionals of the future have both the art and science of their industry at their fingertips after graduating with a dual degree thanks to a new partnership between the University of Derby and Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.


13 January 2017

Programme Rep Conference 2016

Programme Rep Conference 2016 sessions were recorded and can be accessed here


21 December 2016

London capitalises on Derby’s tourism expertise

University of Derby expertise in Tourism is helping future managers in London, Britain’s biggest hospitality market.


21 December 2016

Lew heads team to take Derby to the world

Everything is falling into place for The University of Derby to make the most of its unique offering in the global market


19 December 2016

Fourth UK Partnerships Forum discusses key education issues

External Affairs held its fourth UK Partnerships Forum on Tuesday 6 December 2016. Around fifty staff from partners and the university attended the event along with representatives of the University of Derby Students’ Union.


19 December 2016

Derby graduates help shape Botswana’s tourism industry

Degrees designed in Buxton are helping an African nation diversify its economy from mining and minerals to sustainable tourism based on its wildlife and wilderness - while helping British exports at the same time.


8 September 2016

USPU Committed to ‘Best in Class’ Service

The University Strategic Partnerships Unit (USPU) has approved a suite of systems and processes that are being hailed as sector leading.


2 September 2016

EU students still welcome – Vice-Chancellor on Brexit

Two months on, Vice-Chancellor Kath Mitchell comments on Brexit and the future for our home and EU students.


1 July 2016

New Pro Vice-Chancellor: External Affairs

Professor Judith Lamie has been appointed to the new post of Pro Vice-Chancellor: External Affairs.