Category: Education

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.

Professor Malcolm Todd explains how students and staff have worked together to enhance the academic experience of those who study at the University of Derby.

Sail art project, red flag

Dr Jenny Hallam, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, explains how a project encouraged children to appreciate the beauty and diversity of their local park through art.

Person fixing a mechanism.

Professor Malcolm Todd, of the University of Derby, writes about the importance of raising the profile of degree apprenticeships.

The Chancellor of the University of Derby Lord William Burlington gives his perspective on his role.

Compassion in the classroom - can it solve the teacher mental health crisis?

What can be done to improve recruitment and retention of school teachers? We look at work being done at the University of Derby to bring compassion to the classroom. 

Colleagues pass a folder of documents across a desk

Law student Barrie Archer is giving out free legal advice to the people of Derby as part of our Student Legal Advice Centre. Here, he explains why.