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Latest events

Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

Developing an Enterprising Mindset

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 at 5.30 PM

This unique networking evening, held at our Kedleston Road site, will enable you to meet our accounting & finance and business students at a crucial stage in their studies

Support in long-term and life-limiting illness

Wednesday, 1 March 2017 at 6.00 PM

Michelle Brown, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Derby’s new Chesterfield Campus, will discuss the role of carers in today’s society. Michelle will also address the burden of caring, how to support carers and the need for self-compassion among carers.

Go Green Week

Monday, 6 March 2017 at 12.00 AM
Running until Friday, 10 March 2017

Go Green Week returns to the University of Derby for 2017. Come along to find out more about environmental sustainability and how you can make a difference.

Interface 17

Monday, 6 March 2017 at 7.00 PM
Running until Monday, 6 March 2017

Déda in partnership with Derbyshire School Sports’ Association and Dance 4 Showcasing the very best youth dance talent from schools and community groups across Derby and Derbyshire.

Music Production Show

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 8 March 2017

See and experience the latest music technology enquipment from companies including Focusrite, RedNet, Yamaha, Source Distribution, KMR, Nektar/Bitwig and many more.

Public History and Heritage

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 5.00 PM

Discover our new course, MA in Public History and Heritage

Athena SWAN: Women in STEM

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 6.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 8 March 2017

An information evening to inspire girls (age 14+) about interesting, rewarding and exciting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths.

The Future of Global Business with Neale Lewis

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 at 6.00 PM

Listen to Neale Lewis discuss the future of global business

An Evening with Richard Gerver

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 at 6.00 PM

Join Derby honorary Richard Gerver as he talks about his career and his lastest book; Simple Thinking: How to remove complexity from life and work.

How do we make spaces into great places?

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at 6.00 PM

Artist, architect and lecturer John Bishop will demonstrate how by seeing through the eyes of children we can gain a new understanding of the world around us and use our built and natural environment to improve health and wellbeing and develop of a sense of our belonging to a place.


Saturday, 25 March 2017 at 9.00 AM
Running until Sunday, 23 April 2017

FORMAT International Photography Festival is the UK’s most significant biennale of photography.

Network of Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 5.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Our regular Network of Entrepreneurs events were set up to create links and bonds between entrepreneurs and University of Derby students' that have an entrepreneurial streak and might want to start a business.

Games@Derby Expo

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 1.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Students from the University of Derby will present their gaming creations to leading UK gaming companies on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at Games@Derby.

Family Fun Day 2017 (12pm to 4pm)

Sunday, 30 April 2017 at 12.00 PM
Running until Sunday, 30 April 2017

Come along to our Pirate themed Family Fun Day 2017, which will be jam-packed with exciting activities for all the family to enjoy!

Public History Conference

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 at 8.45 AM

History students at the University of Derby will deliver a public conference on ‘Revolution, Rebellion and Authority’ to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the bicentenary of the Pentrich Rebellion.

Derbyshire Open Arts at Banks Mill Studios

Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 10.00 AM
Running until Monday, 29 May 2017

Visit Banks Mill Studios during the popular Derbyshire Open Arts festival on 27, 28 and 29 May to meet seven artists, designers and makers all under one roof.

What's still currently running

Darryl Eales: from Finance to Football

Running until: Friday, 24 February 2017 at 11:30 AM

Learn about the world of finance, business and football

“Make it happen” Exhibition

Running until: Sunday, 26 February 2017 at 12:00 AM

A showcase of the creative talents from within our technical support team, including fashion, textiles, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture and more.