Category: Education

A pile of books in a whirlwind shape

Simon Peter Nadeem, Supply Chain Improvement PHD candidate, discusses whether access to academic research should be free and open access.

Students looking towards a screen

Mohammed Jakhara, Head of Department for the Institute of Education at the University of Derby, offers advice to teachers to help students during Clearing.

A student working in an apprenticeship industry

Apprenticeships could offer a way of bridging the skills gap in the economy while at the same time boosting social mobility and worker productivity.

An aeroplane in the sky with star correlations

Professor Judith Lamie, Pro Vice-Chancellor, talks about Derby's international partnerships and the benefits of adopting a global outlook.

A Red apple on a pile of books

Sarah Charles and Alison Hardman, Senior Education Lecturers at the University of Derby, explore the demands teaching staff face.

University of Derby Open day

Anisha Johal shares her top tips on making the most of university open days to help you choose your course and place of study.

A person with crossed legs typing with a computer, wearing a watch and jewellery

If you're considering studying part-time alongside work here are some top tips on how to strike the right balance from people who have been there.

Solution to a math problem on a whiteboard

Sam O’Neill, Sessional Lecturer, explains the history behind Pi ahead of National Pi Day (March 14).

Emily Webb reflects on why she chose to go to university and the process of choosing a university and getting through the interview.

a pile of books

There is no doubt that, eventually, all books will be available to download over the internet. You could still scour tiny bookshops to find rare copies of The Harvard Classics by Charles W. Eliot, but wait, they are actually available online at the touch of our fingertips. But, the question is, at what cost?