29 April 2015

The stars come out in Buxton for Hollyoaks wedding spectacular

Events management students made a TV soap star’s dreams come true when he married his long-term partner at the University of Derby’s Buxton campus.


4 August 2015

Buxton on the road to becoming dementia-friendly town

Buxton took the first step towards becoming a dementia-friendly town after 30 representatives of organisations ranging from the NHS and law firms to local retailers and churches met at the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus.


30 July 2015

Claridge’s customers go wild for chef Andy’s food

University of Derby graduate Andy Bright has secured a job at top London hotel Claridge’s where clients are going wild for a taste of the country in the heart of the city.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


9 March 2015

Leading marketers share insights into future of marketing

The University of Derby is set to host ‘Marketing 2020’ – an event that will set the scene for future marketing skills and deliver insight into how marketing is continuously evolving.


5 February 2015

Buxton martial arts expert fights for people with disabilities at Loughborough event

Martial arts expert Charles Spring is fighting to make it easier for people with disabilities to take up the sport.


28 January 2015

Top honour for Buxton campus chef lecturer

University of Derby Culinary Arts lecturer Leonard Cseh has been awarded the Institute of Hospitality's top honour.


12 January 2015

Marketing qualifications help graduates rise to success

A trio of marketing graduates from the University of Derby have gained First Class Honours degrees, enabling them to develop successful careers in a variety of industries.


8 January 2015

Derby Business School wins trio of awards at annual University Trading Challenge

A team of undergraduate students and academics from the University of Derby Business School scooped up three awards in the University Trading Challenge (UTC) 2014.


9 January 2015

University of Derby named lead for major North East Midlands Network

The University of Derby is celebrating today (January 8) after being awarded funds by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to lead a new North East Midlands Collaborative Outreach Network, aimed at encouraging young people into higher education.


18 February 2015

Real world experience puts Derby at the top

Events management courses at the University of Derby have been described as the best in the UK by the head of one of the industry’s leading professional bodies.


25 March 2015

End of debate: Buxton is best in UK for hospitality

Buxton students beat all UK university and European hotel schools to take title.


28 May 2015

University of Derby develops Accounting and Finance Higher Apprenticeship

The University of Derby has announced plans to introduce a Higher Education Apprenticeship Degree (HEAD) route to achieving a professional accounting qualification and Masters degree in Accounting and Finance simultaneously, with access to student finance throughout.


6 July 2015

Professional mentors for Derby business management students

From September 2015, all new, year one BA (Hons) Business Management students at the University of Derby will be guaranteed a mentor from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).


6 July 2015

Buxton students show Girl Guides the real point of sword-fighting

Youngsters across the area have been taught the sport by Foundation Degree Sports Coaching undergraduates from the Buxton Campus under a new scheme called ‘Go Fence’, which has an emphasis on team-work.


12 August 2015

Buxton people are warmer than the weather, Koreans tell Mayor Stewart

The Koreans were given an insight into British public life by High Peak Mayor, Councillor Stewart Young, a tour of Chatsworth, a visit to Manchester’s art galleries and museums, a talk by Buxton police and a taste of British justice by visiting the town’s magistrates court.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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"


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.


7 July 2016

Town which is building a new future on its past

Spa town Buxton is celebrating the national Heritage Open Days festival by demonstrating how its past is poised to bring a better future.


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"


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.


12 February 2016

University looks at why the ‘dark side’ is a force to be reckoned with in tourism

Growing numbers of tourists are defying the sun-seeker image of holiday-making by deliberately searching for the dark side of travel destinations, say University of Derby academics.


2 June 2016

Day trip memories will help map future for Victorian resort

A University of Derby Tourism student is drawing on her childhood to give one of Britain’s most picturesque Victorian resorts a new image.


1 June 2016

University says goodbye to a legend

Colleagues said goodbye to a legendary figure in the UK culinary arts world when Rob Stordy retired from the University of Derby’s Hospitality teaching staff this week.


23 May 2016

Wellness walk is next step towards Buxton taking the lead in global health revolution

The town’s first Wellness Walk will take in Buxton’s heritage and architectural sights and showcase it as a wellness destination, while encouraging people to take control of their physical, emotional and mental health.


11 May 2016

AA Rosette puts Buxton at the top table for teaching restaurants

Passion and enthusiasm are two of the ingredients which have helped the University of Derby’s Fine Dining Restaurant in Buxton win the highest accolade of its kind – and get students jobs with the likes of Gordon Ramsay.


25 April 2016

Student work experience puts Jonah in the frame as a photographer

Jonah Jackson, a second year undergraduate on the BA (Hons) Events Management degree, has already had his work featuring indie-pop group Clean Bandit published and has also been offered accreditation from another band for press passes to more festivals.


20 April 2016

Award-winning Joel brings wealth of experience to new University role

An award-winning hotelier is to bring his skills and experience to the University of Derby’s operations at Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield.


15 April 2016

Student hopes to win Oriental cookery contest with a fresh take on takeaways

Anthony is through to the final of the Wing Yip Oriental Chef of the Year Competition to be held on Wednesday (April 13) in Birmingham, with Michelin-starred chef Glyn Purnell as the main judge.


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 February 2016

Tourism students get to work on holiday-maker survey for Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath is planning to gain a bigger share of the £1.9 billion which tourists spend in Derbyshire each year thanks to a research project launched by University of Derby tourism students recently.


25 February 2016

Equality among all road-users will bring safety, efficiency and prosperity, says campaigner Martin Cassini

It’s no accident there are so many crashes on Britain’s roads – danger is designed into the system, Martin Cassini will say in the next public lecture at the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus.


25 February 2016

Employment Day is just the job for students

Employers from some of the top names in the leisure industry arrived in Buxton to meet their chefs, spa therapists and managers of the future at the University of Derby’s Industry Networking Day.


2 March 2016

Buxton’s spa sparkles as best in UK

Buxton’s Devonshire Spa at the University of Derby Buxton Campus has been named the best day spa in the country, beating some of the most luxurious day spas in the country including the Urban Retreat at Harrods in a nationwide competition on Sunday.


4 March 2016

Chef lecturer Rob joins the hotel Olympians

Rob Stordy has been chosen as a judge for the International Salon Culinaire at Hotelympia, the UK’s largest food service and hospitality event.


14 March 2016

Buxton becomes the main event for £39 billion UK industry

Buxton will become the focus of the nation’s £39 billion events management industry in July when the University of Derby hosts a conference about how Britain trains its leaders of the future.


2 February 2016

Students plan the future of famous Derbyshire tourist resort

Tourism students are working on a research project alongside Matlock Bath Parish Council to develop a plan to help the famous Derbyshire resort refresh its image and boost its economy.


5 January 2016

Accessibility is key for European business growth, says Tourism lecturer

Hotels are turning away valuable business because they don’t understand how important accessibility is in today’s tourism industry, University of Derby Senior Lecturer Eleni Michopoulou said in her keynote speech at the annual Tourism for All Conference in Portugal.


5 January 2016

Students hear how Rolls-Royce engines are delivering cuts in carbon emissions

Rolls-Royce aero engines once saved the world – now they’re helping to save the planet, University of Derby Tourism students heard on a trip to the iconic engineering company.


5 January 2016

Accessibility is key for European business growth, says Tourism lecturer

Hotels are turning away valuable business because they don’t understand how important accessibility is in today’s tourism industry, University of Derby Senior Lecturer Eleni Michopoulou said in her keynote speech at the annual Tourism for All Conference in Portugal.


5 January 2016

Students hear how Rolls-Royce engines are delivering cuts in carbon emissions

Rolls-Royce aero engines once saved the world – now they’re helping to save the planet, University of Derby Tourism students heard on a trip to the iconic engineering company.


2 December 2015

University and Opera House brings the best in classical music to Buxton

A partnership between the University of Derby and Buxton Opera House made the town a temporary home to a world-class orchestra and put the spotlight on the ever-increasing role of culture in the local economy.


8 September 2016

Trip of a lifetime gives Evie plenty to remember – but no souvenir!

Real world learning lived up to its name for University of Derby Tourism student Evie Wisniewska when she won the trip of a lifetime to the other side of the globe.