Annual Impact Report 2021/22

Vice-Chancellor Professor Kathryn Mitchell

We have firmly cemented our reputation as an ambitious university with influence, one that can rise to any challenge, working with partners to drive forward and deliver projects that address key local and national government agendas.

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

A Year at Derby

The highlights at the University of Derby throughout the 2021/22 academic year.

iconBetween 601 - 800 in the (THE) World University Rankings 2022University improved its position
iconVice-Chancellor Professor Kathryn Mitchell awarded a CBEfor services to education
iconTop 50 in the Guardian University Guide 2023University improved its position
iconFirst Derbyshire Festival of Business held
iconNational Teaching Fellow awardedNaomi Shiner
iconCivic University Agreement launched
icon'World-leading' and 'internationally excellent' research in EducationResearch Excellence Framework 2021
iconBest Environmental ManagementNational Student Housing Awards 2021
iconWinners of 'Research with Impact - Institution' and 'Research with Impact - Student'Green Gown Awards 2021

Our Annual Impact Report 2020/21 is also available to view online.