Category: Student Life

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A Personal Academic Tutor is an essential part of your university journey. Student Beth shares how hers has helped her develop academically and personally.

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Ray Lock, Student Records and Fees Manager at the University of Derby, explores fees and funding options for postgraduate degrees.

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Whether going solo or meeting with friends, our students share their favourite places to eat in Derby city.

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Business Management student Ioannis-Thomas Dimakopoulos explains how important societies can be for helping new students find their place at university.

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Student Katie shares her experience of completing a paid summer internship as a social media assistant at Y Not Festival. The job came with an access-all-areas pass.

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International student Eugen struggled with his first assignment but finished with a first-class degree. Eugen shares his top tips on how to make the most of your time at University.

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Starting university can feel overwhelming, and that's perfectly normal. Student Sam shares his advice on getting involved and finding where you fit in.

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.

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Working as a reporter at the 2019 Women's World Cup wasn't all glitz and glamour for Football Journalism student Thomas, but he'd do it all over again.

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Starting university can be a daunting time for any student, but Amy had additional worries. She never imagined the support that was about to greet her.