Annual Impact Report 2020/21

Professor Kathryn Mitchell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Derby, smiling

We have demonstrated our agility, responsiveness and ability to deliver excellence through our teaching and learning, research and stakeholder engagement, and keep our ambitious plans and strategic objectives on track.

Professor Kathryn Mitchell DL
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Derby

A Year at Derby

The highlights at the University of Derby throughout the 2020/21 academic year.

iconBetween 601 - 800 in the (THE) World University Rankings 2022University improved its position
icon£640,000 donation to create augmented reality representationLegacy donation from Professor Richard Horsley Osborne
iconGold Ministry of Defence awardfor its commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community
icon£13m plan to create the highly advanced workforce for Industry 4.0.
iconStudent Engagement, Research with Impact, Research with Impact – StudentGreen Gown Award winners 2020 and 2021
icon£2 million Green Entrepreneurs Programme to support green economic recovery across county
iconUniversity of the Year, HE Institution of the Year, Social and Community Impact awards
iconNew net zero carbon Derby Business School
iconGraduates named among winners in prestigious national architectural technology competition*Karaan Sabherwal and Reece Scattergood

Our Annual Review of 2019/20 is also available to view online.