Category: Student Life

A smiling student holding a grocery bag

Deadline season is upon us, which can create stress for many students balancing university submissions, part-time work and socialising with friends and family. Here's Izzy's advice on how to get back on track.

A Unibus in Derby City Centre

With five years of studying behind her, postgraduate student Lauren shares some of her favourite places in the city for current and future students. 

People on dancefloor of MOSH

Rhian explains how moving to Derby has given her new experiences and places to see. 

Market Place in Derby

Find out what to enjoy and love about Derby city while living and studying here from second year student Liv.

A mug of hot chocolate topped with whipped cream

Close up of Christmas tree baubles

Christmas is just around the corner. If you're considering hosting a Christmas dinner with your friends or flatmates, it could require some planning. Izzy shares a few tips to make this a festive day to remember.

A debit card being used at a cash point

Recent graduate Kyle gives the advice that he wished he'd known on how to budget as a student.

Nathan Addai - headshot as part of the Make it Real campaign for the University of Derby.

In celebration of International Men's Day this month, Kate Haresnape (Deputy Chair of the Gender Equality Network) meets with Animation graduate Nathan Addai to discuss his creative media and brand Mental Roots.

Kedleston Road campus from the outside, a large tree in autumn sits in front of the building.

Olivia Wilkinson is a final-year Marketing student. In this blog, she shares her experience and advice on finding success at Derby. 

Woman sitting on a cliff looking out at the beach

Final-year student Megan shares her advice on how to thrive as an anxious first-year student.