International Student Support - International - University of Derby

International Student Support

ISC Team 2016

Number 1 in the UK for the International Student Centre

Our International Student Centre has been voted Number 1 in the UK for the second year running!*

International Students voted the International Student Centre as being No 1 in the UK in the 2015 ISB results for the second year running.

Other fantastic accolades worthy of note across the University of Derby go to:

  • No 1 in World for Faith Provision and the UK 

University of Derby was also in the Top 5 in the following categories: 

  • First night - 4th in the UK
  • Formal Welcome - 4th in the UK
  • Local orientation - 4th in the UK
  • Residential Assistance - 4th in the UK
  • Campus buildings - 5th in the UK
  • Marking criteria - 5th in the UK
  • Visa Advice - 5th in the UK

Overall the University of Derby was 9th in the UK in the ranking of 49 UK Universities that took part. 

International Student Centre opening times

  • Monday to Thursday: 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am-4.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

You can contact us by phone on +44 (0) 1332 591616 or email

We can help with:

At the International Student Centre (ISC) we're very pleased to welcome back returning students to Derby as well as welcoming new students.

The ISC aims to work with all our international students to provide a broad range of services from providing letters for visas and banks as well as helping you to settle in the UK and make new friends whilst you're here.

We hope to build on the good relationships we've already made with you and we welcome any feedback that will help us to continue to develop the services we offer.

All the team are here to support you during your time at the University.  We can help you with your issues or concerns in many areas including British culture, immigration, your student visa, finance, working and adapting to life in the UK, and personal and welfare problems.

A wide range of support

There is a clear link between your wellbeing and academic success. To give you the best chance of succeeding, we provide a wide range of face to face, telephone and online support.

 *I-graduate International Student Barometer Ranking 2015