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 December 2015

Ambassador impressed by University of Derby student welcome

University of Derby students who hosted a dinner for a Taiwanese trade delegation also helped to put more business on the table for UK companies.


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.


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.


25 November 2015

Battle to save historic Derbyshire mill to be discussed at University public lecture

The fight to save a mill complex in Derbyshire which changed world history is the subject of a University of Derby public lecture next month.


15 June 2015

University’s strength adds to Chesterfield’s blossoming economy

Chesterfield’s resurgent economy will get a further boost when the new University of Derby campus opens in the former St Helena’s Grammar School on Sheffield Road next year, business leaders heard last week.


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.


16 October 2015

A University made in Chesterfield

Engineering for the future is the theme of a talk in the Made in Chesterfield series on November 5 when the University of Derby outlines to business leaders plans for its new campus in the town.


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.


2 November 2015

Lauren makes couple’s dreams come true on that big day

One-to-one teaching at the University of Derby helped make Lauren Hubbard’s dream of a career in events management come true – and now she’s using the skills she learned to make the same thing happen for couples at a major Midlands wedding venue.


14 October 2015

A billion reasons to make tourism your career

Tourists worldwide spent a billion nights in holiday accommodation for the first time last year, making the industry an attractive career for young people, consultant Jim Dixon told a packed University of Derby public lecture at the Buxton Campus.


13 October 2015

Spa leaders from around the world focus on Buxton

Buxton takes centre stage in the international spa industry this month after a record number of delegates was confirmed for the University of Derby’s Spa and Wellness Conference


13 October 2015

Athletics team with no track win national award for record in helping youngsters

The UK Young Adventurers Awards 2015 were held to recognise youngsters who excel at adventure sports and push boundaries to reach their potential.


12 October 2015

Poverty is your next door neighbour

Poverty in the High Peak is an everyday tragedy being played out in a house near you no matter where you live campaigners warned at a seminar on pay-day loans organised by the Church of England at the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus.


6 October 2015

Who dares, dines in the dark

Specialist restaurants in London, Paris and Dubai have set the trend for dining in the dark, but this is the first time it has been tried in Buxton. Enthusiasts say that not being able to see adds extra flavour to a meal as this intensifies their sense of taste and smell


11 September 2015

Charles books his place in martial arts hall of fame

University of Derby sports lecturer Charles Spring has taken his place among Olympians, world champions and the man who taught Elvis Presley to fight after being inducted into the Martial Arts Illustrated magazine’s Hall of Fame.


10 September 2015

Buxton’s spa sparkles as one of best in UK

Buxton’s Devonshire Spa at the University of Derby Buxton Campus is one of the top five day spas in the country, according to the shortlist for a nationwide competition which puts it in the same league as the Urban Retreat at Harrods.


26 August 2015

National tourism institute says Sarah will go far

A University of Derby student has won a national award presented on behalf of the woman they called the “Grand Dame of Travel.”


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.


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.


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.


7 July 2015

University staff cycle from Buxton to Derby to raise money for the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal

65 staff from the University of Derby took part in the annual Buxton to Derby bike ride last Friday (July 3), to raise money for the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.


17 June 2015

University students help raise money to save Derbyshire’s children from life-threatening illness

University of Derby students are helping a Derbyshire schoolboy achieve his dream of repaying Sheffield Children’s Hospital for its life-saving treatment by holding a fundraising ball at their historic Devonshire Dome campus in Buxton.


15 June 2015

University’s strength adds to Chesterfield’s blossoming economy

Chesterfield’s resurgent economy will get a further boost when the new University of Derby campus opens in the former St Helena’s Grammar School on Sheffield Road next year, business leaders heard last week.


20 May 2015

Daniel gets on his bike to help disaster victims

University of Derby events team member Daniel Nichols got on his bike to help disaster victims across the world by cycling 300 miles from London to Paris.


23 June 2015

Charity seeks to make Buxton a dementia-friendly town

How Buxton can improve the lives of locals and visitors who live with dementia - while boosting businesses and saving NHS cash at the same time - will be revealed at a meeting in the University of Derby’s Buxton campus on July 28.


23 April 2015

Education is game-changer in the fight against poverty, says Christian Aid Chief

Education is often the game-changer when it comes to fighting poverty, Loretta Minghella OBE, Chief Executive of Christian Aid, told an audience at the University of Derby’s Buxton campus.


5 February 2015

Health is wealth, students tell Euro judges

Three students at the Buxton Campus of the University of Derby are to face a Dragon’s Den style panel of experts in a competition to find the most daring young entrepreneurs in Europe.


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.


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.


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.