Celebrating diversity at Pride

It's Pride Month! We are a university that celebrates you. Our success is based on celebrating diversity and inclusivity. We value the contributions of everyone in our community and we maximise potential through nurturing a culture of belonging. Be proud!

1stUniversity Housing (UK and Ireland)**Global Student Living Awards 2022
1stUniversity of the Year**UK Social Mobility Awards 2020
1stHigher Education Institution of the Year**2020 NEON Awards
Top20%for a range of subjects**The Guardian University Guide 2023
Top20%for overall satisfaction**National Student Survey 2022

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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Undergraduate prospectus 2024 out now - the future is you

Order your compact print version for a quick guide to studying at Derby. Or opt for our fully digital prospectus, tailored to your interests and delivered direct to your inbox.

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Our latest news

Representatives from the University of Derby, Derby City Council and Kier at the new Derby Business School site

Construction is underway for the development of the University of Derby’s new Business School, which will provide a facility for cutting-edge research, learning and teaching, and support businesses in the region and across the globe.

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A unique partnership between the University of Derby, East Midlands Chamber and Derby City Council is set to benefit small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across the city and beyond.

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The University of Derby has agreed a three-year strategic partnership with Derbyshire County Cricket Club, which will continue to see students get the chance to develop within the world of professional sport.