Category: Education

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Dr Elizabeth Collier, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, explains what it means to be a mental health nurse ahead of Mental Health Nursing Day.

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Sarah Barley-McMullen, Diversity and Inclusion Lead at the University of Derby, shares what LGBT+ History Month means to her as an educator.

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As the Arts Council England’s new 10-year strategy is announced, Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education, discusses the plan and how it seeks to foster further cultural engagement to local communities.

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Alistair Hodge, Head of School - Humanities & Journalism at the University of Derby, discusses the importance of 'the humanities' and the value of studying this field in light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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With the promise of new investment from Government, Simon Williams discusses a potentially more positive future for Youth Work and young people.

Tamsin Bowers-Brown, Associate Professor at the University of Derby, discusses the importance of the University's second Student Attainment Project and it's approach to reducing attainment gaps between students.

Dan West, Policy and Research Lead for Social Mobility at the University of Derby, explains the importance of taking a new approach in the University's new Access and Participation Plan (APP).

Wayne Walker-Allen, Darcy Benham and Jake Bradnock of WinterWalker Theatre Company (Picture: Mark Savage)

Dr Jenny Hallam and Dr Kay Owen of the University of Derby examine the impact of performance, dance and storytelling on child development.

June Hughes, University of Derby Secretary and Registrar, discusses the complexity of the university admissions system and explores whether the current process is fit for purpose or if it needs a refresh.


Being awarded a university scholarship can often seem unattainable. But with a little confidence in your abilities and achievements, anything is possible.