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Attending a graduation ceremony?

All you need to know about our upcoming graduation ceremonies including key dates, ticket information, photography and gown hire.

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Top 30 in The Guardian University Guide 2019

We've climbed 25 places to 29th in The Guardian University Guide 2019, making us the sixth most improved university in the country.

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About the University of Derby

Located in the heart of England, we build on our region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research.

Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and a Top 30 UK University in the Guardian University Guide 2019, our academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure our students are ready for a successful career.

Our three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield provide state-of-the-art facilities and a wide range of subjects to help students develop the skills and confidence to aim high.

Find your perfect course today, or come to an Open Day and find out how the University of Derby can help you achieve your ambitions.