Category: Student Life

People browsing displays at Derby Museum

Undergraduate student Nigel Duffus shares his top five places to visit in Derby City when he's not studying.

Concert filled with people and bright lights

Student Thomas Berrington takes a look at his favourite spots in Derby for socialising, having fun and grabbing a bit of culture.

Mari outside the water special effects equipment in Malta

Film Production student Mari Olan shares her experience of studying abroad in Malta.

Dr William Van Gordon, Associate Professor in Contemplative Psychology at the University of Derby Online Learning, explores how to choose a New Year's resolution and the best ways to ensure you stick to them.

Students award

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

Coffee, paper clips

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

four friends at a restaurant table

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

Group of students

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

Guitar and fans

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.

Students at a careers fair

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.