Category: Education

Following an overseas visit to partners - old, new and prospective - in China and Hong Kong, Professor Keith McLay writes about shared values and the importance of education as a universal language.

Research is a fundamental part of our identity as an academic institution and the work we do has a real impact.

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We reflect on the 2017/18 year with a month-by-month overview of key events at the University of Derby.

Throughout 2017/18 we honoured a total of nine people in recognition of their services, commitments and achievements, both regionally and nationally.

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We continue to invest heavily in the University of Derby estate, improving facilities for students and staff and providing state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces.


With a growing reputation for teaching and research excellence, a strong student base and superb industry connections, there is no better time to be involved with the University of Derby.

For many of our students, we're much more than a place to learn; we're a home from home. When our alumni leave Derby, we want to continue to support them and help them stay connected with the University and each other.

We take our civic role seriously and are committed to working closely with community groups and the public to help create opportunities and enhance lives.

The University of Derby remains an increasingly popular choice for students for the education, experience and opportunities we offer.

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The University of Derby was ranked in the top 100 institutions in Europe for teaching excellence in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018.