THE FUTURE IS YOU

We have one simple promise – to make a positive impact. Through our ground-breaking research, teaching excellence and commitment to sustainable living, we are changing lives for the better.

We could change yours too.

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1stUniversity Housing (UK and Ireland)Global Student Living Awards 2023
Top20in the UK for teaching qualityThe Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
1stUniversity of the YearUK Social Mobility Awards 2020
Top2522nd in the UK for overall student satisfactionComplete University Guide 2025
Top20%for a range of subjectsThe Guardian University Guide 2023
Top20for assessment and feedbackNational Student Survey 2023
TEFWe have been awarded Gold in the prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023Read more about our TEF Gold AwardRead more about our TEF Gold Award
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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to come to an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Postgraduate Open Events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus Postgraduate Open Event, where you will get the opportunity to meet our expert academics and find out more about your course.

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Undergraduate prospectus 2025 out now - the future is you

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Innovation and research

We are an applied research University that places research at the heart of our curriculum, demonstrates positive impacts for society and works with industry to drive business growth.

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Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to come to an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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Our latest news

Researchers at the University of Derby are partnering with conservation organisations to carry out studies that could help safeguard the future of the world’s vulnerable sea turtle species.

University of Derby's Kedleston Road campus with signage that reads 'The Future is You'

Initial Teacher Education programmes at the University of Derby have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the institution’s Ofsted report.

Sabrina Hobbs and Professor Kathryn Mitchell

Students from St Martins School in Derby, part of Shaw Education Trust, are gaining valuable work experience and employability skills in a Supported Internship Pilot at the University of Derby.