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Textile Design student wins international design competition

A University of Derby student has won the Kimono Fabric Design Competition 2017 and will have her work put on display in Japan, France and Germany.

Student shortlisted for illustration showing life without sight

An illustration student has been shortlisted for the Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2017 for his work that represents what life would look like through the perspective of someone who has lost their eyesight.

BBC Introducing artist releases debut single ahead of UK support tour

A University of Derby student has been invited to tour with X Factor winner Ben Haenow for a second time.

Derby Textiles graduate secures top role at international design event

A University of Derby graduate has been appointed as Project Manager for Austria’s largest design festival later this month.

Graphic Design student scoops award for interactive debit card

A Graphic Design student at the University of Derby has won a top prize in the Royal Society of the Arts Student Design Awards for an interactive debit card that aims to save people money.

Radio production lecturer’s dramas scoop two international awards

A University of Derby Media Production Lecturer is part of the Henchman Productions team that scooped two Bronze Awards at the New York Festivals’ International Radio Program Awards 2017.

Graduating Students Become Part of the Furniture at Déda

The achievements of the first students to graduate from the University of Derby BA Hons Dance degree – based at regional dance house Déda in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter - have been honoured with the first seat plaque at the venue’s theatre.

Photography student finalist in prestigious AOP Student Awards 2017

Adam Woollands, a BA (Hons) Photography student, has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious AOP Student Awards 2017.

Photography student scoops top prize for close-up nature shots

A student at the University of Derby has won a prestigious award for his close-up shots of nature.

Klaudia Holubecka - bursary award and scholarship

Klaudia Holubecka received a bursary award certificate from Mr. Trevor Bowmer and a £1000 scholarship

University of Derby announces partnership with leading music festival Y Not

The University of Derby today announces a major new three-year partnership with Y Not Festival, featuring a range of activities to enrich students’ real world learning.

Lady Burlington selects fashion students’ designs for exhibition at Chatsworth

Laura Cavendish, Countess of Burlington, visited the University of Derby yesterday (March 15) to handpick fashion students’ garments for the upcoming ‘House Style: Five centuries of fashion at Chatsworth’ exhibition.

Photography student shortlisted for prestigious award

Photography student shortlisted for prestigious award

Derby student named runner-up in Midlands Young Designer Awards 2016

Derby Fashion graduate Chantelle Cassidy has been named runner-up in the Midlands Young Designer Awards 2016.

Artists bring Victorian portraits to life with latest digital photography

A series of Victorian-style portraits which come to life when you walk past have been created by University of Derby academics.

Derby graduate scoops awards for film showing how technology is helping separate

A media production graduate who created a film to highlight the struggle faced by children in China whose parents are forced to leave their hometown to find work has won two prestigious media awards.

UK Young Artists National Festival: Derby 2016

Friday 4– Sunday 6 November - All events are free.

Derby University Student Shortlisted in Prestigious Media Awards

A student from the University of Derby has been shortlisted in the Royal Television Society Awards for her outstanding work on her 3rd year film “A Girl’s Story”.

International Refugee Theatre Research Grant Awarded, A Story To Tell

Ava Hunt has been awarded a British Council Artists' International Development Fund grant.

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