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Latest news from College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

9 April 2018

University of Derby event unites the next generation of entrepreneurs

Derby’s next generation of business professionals will have the chance to hear from business leaders at the University of Derby’s Network of Entrepreneurs event, taking place on Wednesday 11 April at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

21 March 2018

University of Derby professor receives international research award

A University of Derby professor of Operations Management has been presented with the prestigious Outstanding Researcher award at a conference in Bandung, Indonesia, in front of 300 delegates from around 50 countries.

5 October 2017

University students land exciting international placements

Two tourism and events management students at the University of Derby have secured placements with global brands, Disney and Universal Studios Florida.

12 September 2017

University of Derby compiles league of regions Top 200 companies

The University of Derby has compiled a league table of Nottinghamshire's Top 200 Companies for 2017 after it was appointed to carry out a research study to rank businesses by turnover.

3 August 2017

University welcomes UK & international partner students to summer school

The University of Derby Business School has teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Management (CMI) to welcome more than 50 UK and international Business students to the city for a week-long residential Summer School.

13 July 2017

Lecturers win national award for excellence in teaching criminology

Two criminology academics from the University have won the National Award for Excellence in Teaching Criminology 2017 from the British Society of Criminology (BSC) Learning and Teaching Network.

22 June 2017

University of Derby achieves Gold for teaching excellence

The University of Derby has been awarded Gold by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the country’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of all providers in the UK.

10 May 2017

University of Derby announces partnership with leading music festival Y Not

The University of Derby today announces a major new three-year partnership with Y Not Festival, featuring a range of activities to enrich student’ real world learning.

5 April 2017

University students organise Events and Hospitality conference with big industry experts

Budding event managers and hospitality stars got the opportunity to ask their industry idols their secrets to success at a special event at the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus.

27 March 2017

Buxton must get its act together with events programme to make the most of The Crescent

Buxton needs eye-catching events to fulfil its potential, says the University of Derby expert who released a “whale” into the River Wear, put giant robot spiders on the streets of Liverpool and got Paul McCartney back on stage in Merseyside.

8 March 2017

Spa student set to hit the headlines

A University of Derby International Spa Management student is to get the chance to go undercover with one of the industry’s “spa spies”.

6 March 2017

Spa pioneer returns to University to seek managers of the future

Stephanie Duchak, who was in the first cohort to graduate in 2005 from the University’s pioneering Spa management course, came back for an Industry Networking Day to pick out the stars of the future as employees at the award-winning Manchester Bali Health Lounge, which she manages.

6 March 2017

Pastry expert helps students join the upper crust of patisserie chefs

Renowned pastry chef Mick Burke has shown University of Derby Culinary Arts students how to give customers at Michelin-starred restaurants their just desserts.

16 February 2017

Live long and prosper in Buxton’s Blue Zone

Buxton could be one of the world’s fabled “Blue Zones” – oases of health and happiness where people live to ripe old ages – if the town takes up a challenge by the University of Derby.

9 February 2017

You’re hired! Emily gets through to events industry’s Apprentice-style contest

Michelle Obama, Kanye West and Claudio Ranieri have all played a part in winning University of Derby student, Emily Evans, a place in the UK events industry’s top talent competition.

1 February 2017

University shortlisted in two PQ Magazine Awards

University's accounting division shortlisted in two categories in the PQ Magazine Awards 2017.

10 January 2017

Marketing student joins Business Ignition Group

The Business Ignition Group have offered a work placement to a 3rd year Marketing and Advertising student at Derby Business School.

21 December 2016

University students beat the competition for Flint Bishop bursary

Two University of Derby students Sayra Dhillon and Molly Mcloughlin have landed bursaries with local firm Flint Bishop LLP.

19 December 2016

Marketing students work with TC Harrison Ford to develop a better understanding of their current customer experience

Students at the University of Derby have been working with TC Harrison Ford to help them develop a better understanding of their current customer experience.

14 December 2016

Business students present to Derby City Council

Our Business students studying module ‘Delivering Winning Projects’ presented to managers at Derby City Council their results from projects they’ve been working on around customer service as part of their studies.