Category: Student Life

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Student, Eva Machova, describes hows she settled into her life in Derby after moving from the Czech Republic to study Media and Communications. 

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International student, Ioannis-Thomas Dimakopoulos, has come from Greece to study Business Management in Derby. With our International Student Centre topping the International Student Barometer 2018 rankings for the UK, he tells us about his welcome to the University.

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To support University Mental Health Day, the University of Derby's Joanna Baker explores the rising number of students experiencing mental health problems.

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Student, Sam Chikiwore, shares his top tips on how to budge wisely at university. 

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It's not every day you get the opportunity to travel abroad on a fully-funded University trip and make life-long friends and memories. Katie Peet shares insight into her trip to Iceland as part of the University's International Travel Award scheme.

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Student Sam moved from Zimbabwe to study at the University of Derby. Here, he shares his journey of settling in, making friends and becoming more self-aware.

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Student Anisha shares the wide range of extra-curricular activities she's been involved in whilst studying at the University of Derby.

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Revision is an inevitable aspect of your time at university. Student Anisha shares her top tips for effective revision.

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English student Anisha shares insight into what it's like balancing studies, part-time employment and extra-curricular activities.

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Melanie Welaratne explores why TED and TEDx have provided inspiration, education and knowledge throughout her life and shares plans for her TEDxUniversityofDerby event on the topic "What if?".