Category: Student Life

A desk with a laptop, open textbook, and various writing materials

Second year Marketing student, Aaliyah descibes their experience of transitioning to remote learning during Covid-19.

Manaal Mulla standing on a street in Derby outside a park

Manaal describes her throught process in finding a place to call home during COVID-19.

A teacher standing in front of a flipchart with a pen in her hand

Emma divulges her experience of training to become a teacher and details life on University campus.

Thomas Berrington in Derby city centre

Thomas gives an overview of some of the methods he has been using to help keep himself motivated whilst studying from home.

A young woman concentrating while on a tablet at a desk by a large window

Laura Stroud offers some top tips on how to make the most of taking on a postgraduate course.

Simona in the Atrium

Simona Velcovska shares her experiences as an international student during the UK lockdown in Spring 2020.

Ioana Bactu in the Seasons room at the University of Derby in front of an open MacBook

Ioana outlines her various coping mechanisms for studying at home rather than on campus during the COVID-19 campus closures.

A student sat in front of a Mac

MA Creative Writing student Laura talks about moving to online study at the University of Derby.

Headshot of student Arvin Johal

Arvin shares his daily routine and how he maintains a healthy work-life balance when studying from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A man sitting down using a laptop

MSc Ergonomics online student Alawi Almajid shares his top tips of how to get the best out of your online learning experience.