Travelling to the University of Derby

Getting here When you have accepted your offer to study at the University of Derby you will need to plan your journey.

Remember to check which campus your course is based at.

Book your place on the meet and greet service

We offer a meet and greet service at the start of each academic year for our international students. We will meet you at the airport arrival lounge. This service is free but you must book in advance.

Making your own way to Derby or Buxton

The University of Derby is located in the middle of the UK, it is easy to get to by road, rail and air. If you are not using the meet and greet service please tell us when you will be arriving in the UK so that we can support you.

Welcome programme

Our Welcome Programme consists of events and workshops, which will enable you to be fully prepared for living and studying in Derby and Buxton. We will email you all the details of your welcome programme before you arrive in the UK.

Do you have a question?


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