Category: Student Life

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Russell Roberts, Head of Academic Services at the University of Derby, gives tips for making the call to universities about Clearing on A-level results day.

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Emily Webb has been talking to Jacob Dobson, a geography enthusiast to find out why he chose to study at the University of Derby.

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Festival can be the high point of the entire summer, Tom Cain runs through his festival essentials that keep his festival experience a good one.

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Be it in music or writing, plagiarism – “stealing other’s ideas” – is a complicated and yet serious offence. So how can universities help students improve their writing and avoid it? Professor James Elander, Head of Psychological Research, gives his top tips.

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Ewelina Wisniewska gives her top tips on how to budget for university. Find out how to plan ahead, save money and stretch out your student loan.

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Emily Webb interviews fellow students to discover their university journey, starting with Computer Game Modelling and Animation student, David Sibřina.

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Robert Fowler, Student Money Advice and Rights Team (SMART) Co-ordinator at the University of Derby, discusses university finance and student debt.

University of Derby Open day

Anisha Johal shares her top tips on making the most of university open days to help you choose your course and place of study.

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If you're considering a postgraduate course but unsure what to expect, Emily Eaton shares her take on how to approach postgraduate study.

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Choosing a university course is a big decision that will have an impact on your future. How do you go about deciding which degree to study? Emily Harper shares her three top tips to bear in mind.