Category: Education

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With so many options now available to students, how do you decide what path to follow when you leave school or college? We're here to sort fact from fiction and to help you understand the differences between a degree, an apprenticeship and a degree apprenticeship. 

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Resilience is increasingly seen as something the education system should foster and employers should encourage and develop. But is resilience just telling people to get good at putting up with a bad situation? On Employee Appreciation Day, Professors Frances Maratos and Tristram Hooley from the University of Derby ask whether we should move away from resilience and towards compassion.

The life of an audio engineering MSc student at the university is exciting. Adeyinka shares her trip to Birmingham Utilita arena for the Prodigy concert, to experience how the sound, lights and stage are rigged and reinforced.

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As a part of their degree, second-year English and History students took part in an Annual Public Conference which was centred on the theme Rivers, Lakes and Seas. 

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Advice from the University of Derby's Secretary and Registrar ahead of Results Day 2023. 

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Wonder what a typical routine looks like for someone who never steps foot on campus? Najma is one of our fully-online postgraduate research students and shares what she gets up to.

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Professor Stephen Wordsworth, Deputy Dean for the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care, explains why a March start could make all the difference to your nursing career.

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Many things can define your time during the journey to becoming a qualified nurse. Perhaps most defining are your placements. Final-year student Kieron Powis gives his personal insight into how his placements have shaped his learning.

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Second-year student Conor Perrott was unsure if he would come to university. Here, he explains the steps involved in applying, and the highs he's experienced since arriving.

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Charlotte Howes shares the moment she first decided to apply to university and what happened next.