Category: Student Life

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Dan West, Head of the Equality and Social Mobility Unit at the University of Derby, considers why more students are choosing to commute to university, the impact of this, and why higher education providers should take note.

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Sophie Gower talks us through her decision to go to university and why she changed her mind after considering that university wasn't for her

Kameron Lord joined fellow students and members of staff on a journey to Iceland as part of the University's International Travel Awards. Kameron shares some of the amazing things they experienced along on the trip.

Derby Cycling club at BUCS

At the recent British University and College Sports (BUCS) Track Cycling Championships, which were held on the 18 and 19 November 2017 at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester, the University of Derby Cycling Club (UDCC) had its most successful competition since first forming in 2014.

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Once you've applied to university you'll start to get offers and can narrow down your choices at applicant days. Find out how to get the most from them

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Drumsound and Bassline Smith artist, Benjamin Wiggett, explains why he chose to study BSc (Hons) Music Technology and Production at the University of Derby

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Mari Olan, International Student, has first-hand experience of studying abroad and feeling homesick. Here she gives some tips on how to beat homesickness.

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Your personal statement is a key part of your university application. Follow Anisha's tips on planning and perfecting your personal statement.

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Before starting University Lara Gracis knew she wanted to use every networking opportunity she could to make herself as employable as she could be.