Category: Student Life

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.

Business person in a suit conducting an interview

Undergraduate student, Nigel Duffus, details how the careers and employment service have been instrumental in supporting his journey toward a successful career. 

Blackboard that reads 'stop the stigma - mental health problem'

Around 25% of university students experience mental health problems. Could self-compassion be the key to coping with shame arising from stigma?

Student, Tamzin Burch, describes how she settled into her new life in Derby. 

Floating globe over a sea and some rocks.

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

A group of friends laughing

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.

Hands holding a mug of coffee with painted nails

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