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2 December 2016

Women’s rights advocate returns to University to head up discussion on forced marriage

The University of Derby hosted a panel discussion with Jasvinder Sanghera CBE and guests, which began with a screening of the Channel 4 documentary ‘Forced Marriage Cops’.


2 December 2016

Spa therapy products are good for students’ careers

Career prospects for University of Derby students are getting an invigorating boost from two leaders in the international spa industry.


29 November 2016

Artists bring Victorian portraits to life with latest digital photography

A series of Victorian-style portraits which come to life when you walk past have been created by University of Derby academics.


24 November 2016

Derby students tap into hotel chain’s “talent pipeline”

University of Derby students aiming to be the hospitality industry’s managers of the future have been invited to join a “talent pipeline” set up by one of the largest hotel owners and managers in the UK and Ireland.


24 November 2016

University hosts ‘An Evening with Claude Littner’

The Apprentice doyen Claude Littner visited the University of Derby this week (November 22) to discuss his varied and successful career, battling cancer and what it takes to make it to the top in business.


24 November 2016

University of Derby has role in expanding tourism industry in the Peak, says Minister

University of Derby students have a vital role to play in the Government’s plan to expand the Peak District’s tourism industry, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley has said.


17 November 2016

£10 million boost for small businesses across Derbyshire

The University of Derby has been awarded £5 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to deliver £10 million of innovation and business support to small businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (D2N2).


15 November 2016

How martial arts keeps English champion fighting fit

Martial arts is a great way to keep fighting fit – no matter what your age or ability, says Charles Spring, England’s latest karate champion and lecturer in Wellness at the University of Derby.


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.


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"