Latest news from College of Business


9 August 2016

Graduate’s prediction on town’s future is first class

The award-winning student, who picked up a first-class degree in Tourism, set up a website for visitors after recognising the potential of the town’s resurgence as a holiday resort – four years before the multi-million pound Crescent restoration project got the final seal of approval.


4 August 2016

University invests in the future of entrepreneurial graduate

The University of Derby has invested in lorry advertising from DrivenMedia which is owned by graduate Edward Hollands.


13 July 2016

Android technology brings Buxton’s past to life

Tourism students at the University of Derby have used Android technology to bring echoes from the past back to life in an audio tour of the Buxton campus.


24 June 2016

EU referendum Result – A Statement from the Vice-Chancellor

"The transition will take some time, during which we will remain committed to our values"


15 April 2016

Industry experts share insights into future of digital marketing

The University of Derby is set to host ‘Marketing 2020’ for the second year running, led by industry experts focusing on digital marketing.


1 April 2016

University chef lecturer conquers with Alexander the Great statue made from margarine

Rob used pastry margarine to sculpt a statute of the legendary conqueror astride his horse Bucephalus to win Best in Class at The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Salon Culinaire which tests the skills of the UK’s top university chefs


23 March 2016

Diners get chance to eat second helpings in the dark at University of Derby

Feedback from foodies has led students at the University of Derby to serve up second helpings of a “weird and wonderful” dining experience on 20 April.


22 March 2016

Derby student beats events professionals to reach industry contest final

A University of Derby student is through to the finals of the UK’s top events management contest, beating entries from experienced industry professionals thanks to an idea for a project written as a piece of homework.


22 January 2016

Business students show off their creativity and acumen to future employers

More than 150 first year business students at the University of Derby joined local businesses for an evening of networking and presentations on Wednesday (January 20).


12 January 2016

Student lands graduate post at global logistics organisation

A logistics student from the University of Derby has been offered a place on one of the graduate programmes at DHL – the global market leader in the logistics industry.


7 January 2016

Trio of students prove their entrepreneurial skills in the real world

Three business students from the University of Derby have shown their entrepreneurial skills by setting up their own businesses before they have even graduated.


17 December 2015

Students cook up a storm at the Natural History Museum

Students from the University of Derby cooked up a storm at a national event held to celebrate business excellence in London’s famous Natural History Museum.


15 December 2015

Logistic courses at Derby given stamp of approval by national organisation

The independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and transport, has accredited two logistic courses at Derby Business School at the University of Derby.


14 December 2015

College of Business delighted to appoint three new staff members

The College of Business are delighted to announce the appointment of three new staff members.


7 December 2015

Light of hope in darkness of domestic violence

University of Derby students have been praised for helping to raise awareness of a crime which claims the lives of two women each week across England and Wales.


2 December 2015

Harriet’s degree helps find dream job

A Buxton woman who used her degree to find her dream job even before she graduated was praised by the University of Derby’s new Vice-Chancellor at Saturday’s Graduation Awards Ceremony in the Devonshire Dome.


26 November 2015

University feeling good about jobs in wellness industry of the future

A new degree at the University of Derby will meet a big UK demand for skilled workers – in jobs which don’t yet exist.


25 November 2015

Students bring Christmas cheer to Buxton children

Students at the University of Derby are appealing to local people and businesses to play Father Christmas by donating presents for a festive party which they are organising for Buxton children.


9 September 2015

University contributes 500 jobs and £32 million a year to Buxton economy

Five hundred jobs are supported by the £32 million worth of spending generated each year by the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus, an economic impact report commissioned to mark the institution’s ten years in the town has revealed.


8 September 2015

Dream comes true as Megan begins work for Raymond Blanc

Renowned chef Raymond Blanc OBE made a dream come true for a University of Derby Culinary Arts student by giving her a full-time job at his world-famous restaurant, the Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.