Category: Press

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For students, each new year can bring a spell of homesickness after spending Christmas with family and friends. Here are some top tips on how to combat second term blues and enjoy university life.

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Alison Kilduff, Acting Head of Mental Health Nursing at University of Derby, talks about seasonal affective disorder and how to battle those winter blues.

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Gareth Hughes, Researcher and Psychotherapist, gives his advice on how often you should go back home while at university.

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The story of Derby Silk Mill began in 1717 when John Lombe travelled to Piedmont to learn the closely-guarded secrets of the Italian silk industry.

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Annmarie Hanlon, Marketing and Operations Lecturer, gives her views on the latest Apple products and explains why people are so faithful to the brand.

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Jeremy Swan from the University of Derby discusses why public enthusiasm for space exploration remains high both on screen and off.

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Dr Paula Crick from the University of Derby discusses the ever-changing environment of health and social care.

Students and graduates from the University of Derby give their top tips to new students during Fresher's Week.

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Gareth Hughes, Project Worker for Business and Student Services, gives his top tips on how to make sure students are ready for university.