Category: Student Life

Group of students in New york

One of the greatest assets of the University of Derby is the effort that goes into the student experience. Kayleigh Ayriss got to go to New York and Washington DC thanks to our International Travel Awards.

Societies group at freshers fair

Nigel Duffus describes how his personal journey with the University’s societies began during welcome week.

Two hands shaking in a meeting

Sam Chikowore offers his advice on how to get a job, including drafting a CV, registering with the University's Student Employment Agency and working around your study schedule.

A lake and bushes and trees surrounding it.

Business Management student Jonathan Storer immersed himself in the world of art fraud during his final-year Derby Business School fieldtrip to Copenhagen.

Ice caps in iceland

Marketing (Digital) student Freya Padmore visited Iceland as part of our International Travel Awards. Here, she shares what she learned.

Different coloured plastic bottles being recycled

Business Management students Rachel Walker and Aimee Walsh are passionate about making a difference. They are part of the Plastic Fantastic project that aims to tackle plastic pollution.

Students jumping in front of a building

Event Management BA (Hons) student Maria Taneva was part of our five-strong team who travelled to the Netherlands to challenge the best in Europe in the EMCup 2019, an annual competition for hotel management schools.

Flame burning on a candle

Lewis Comber is a second-year BSc (Hons) Marketing (Digital) student. Until last year, he hadn’t had any real-life work experience in marketing. That all changed with a short-term internship with a candle maker.

A class of students in a lecture

Healthy Psychology MSc student, Michele Mulqueen, takes us through her experience of The Psychology in Practice Residential week.

Two Students walking through derby together

Ioannis Dimakopoulos investigates the cost of living for students in Derby, including groceries, socialising, rent and transport costs.