News article archive

24 March 2016

University listed in top three for prestigious teacher training guide

The University of Derby’s outstanding reputation for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) has been recognised after being listed in the top three for undergraduate teacher training in the prestigious Good Teacher Training Guide 2015.

15 April 2016

Industry experts share insights into future of digital marketing

The University of Derby is set to host ‘Marketing 2020’ for the second year running, led by industry experts focusing on digital marketing.

20 April 2016

University awarded £2,550 from Macmillan to host yoga classes

The University of Derby has been awarded £2,550 from Macmillan Cancer Support to host free yoga classes at the Multi-Faith Centre, for women who have suffered or survived gynaecological cancer.

22 April 2016

University hosts biggest annual student event for East Midlands

The University of Derby welcomed more than 7,500 Year 12 students this week (April, 20-21) to help them make one of the biggest decisions of their lives so far.

20 April 2016

Oriental cookery contest sees Anthony take away work experience with TV chef Glynn

Taking part in a national Chinese cookery competition has brought an extra portion of work experience with a TV chef for University of Derby Culinary Arts student Anthony Wood.

21 April 2016

Martial arts success leads the way to wellness

A researcher at the University of Derby has identified a potential British martial arts champion.

10 May 2016

Dame Vivienne Westwood urges students to address climate change

Dame Vivienne Westwood urged students to become ‘intellectuals’ and tackle climate change at an event hosted at Derby Theatre last night (May 9, 2016).

11 May 2016

Learning in Higher Education…D’oh!

Students are being taught forensic handwriting analysis using The Simpsons as a learning resource by an academic at the University of Derby.

11 May 2016

MOOC launched to enable learners to develop a better understanding of autism, Asperger’s and ADHD

A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to educate anyone interested in learning more about autism, Asperger’s and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been launched by the University of Derby.

12 May 2016

Women’s rights advocate educates tomorrow’s teachers about honour abuse

Jasvinder Sanghera CBE has been educating more than 500 students to raise awareness of honour based killings at the University of Derby.

31 May 2016

University hosts ‘An evening with The Duke of Devonshire’

The Duke of Devonshire will present an illustrated talk about the gardens and landscape of Chatsworth in Derbyshire at an event hosted by the University of Derby on June 2, 2016.

25 May 2016

University launches ‘first of its kind’ app to help students calculate tariff points

Students across the country struggling to calculate their UCAS Tariff points can now benefit from a new app called ‘UniPoints’.

21 June 2016

Secrets of forensic science to be revealed in public lecture

Budding CSIs and anyone with an interest in forensic science will get the opportunity to find out how and why “every contact leaves a trace” in a lecture delivered by the University of Derby’s Head of Forensic Science on Wednesday, 29 June.

27 June 2016

New short courses launched to aid career development

Professionals from around the world wanting to develop their career can benefit from a range of short courses being launched by University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL).

6 July 2016

MBA students support local healthcare Trust to develop new organisational strategy

MBA students have been working in partnership with Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (DHCFT) to support the development of a new Trust-wide strategy.