29 April 2015

The stars come out in Buxton for Hollyoaks wedding spectacular

Events management students made a TV soap star’s dreams come true when he married his long-term partner at the University of Derby’s Buxton campus.

29 April 2016

Marketing students propose creative ideas to help TC Harrison Ford

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.

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 March 2016

Buxton becomes the main event for £39 billion UK industry

Buxton will become the focus of the nation’s £39 billion events management industry in July when the University of Derby hosts a conference about how Britain trains its leaders of the future.

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.

25 April 2016

Student work experience puts Jonah in the frame as a photographer

Jonah Jackson, a second year undergraduate on the BA (Hons) Events Management degree, has already had his work featuring indie-pop group Clean Bandit published and has also been offered accreditation from another band for press passes to more festivals.

20 April 2016

Award-winning Joel brings wealth of experience to new University role

An award-winning hotelier is to bring his skills and experience to the University of Derby’s operations at Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield.

15 April 2016

Student hopes to win Oriental cookery contest with a fresh take on takeaways

Anthony is through to the final of the Wing Yip Oriental Chef of the Year Competition to be held on Wednesday (April 13) in Birmingham, with Michelin-starred chef Glyn Purnell as the main judge.

1 April 2016

University chef lecturer conquers with Alexander the Great statue made from margarine

Rob used pastry margarine to sculpt a statute of the legendary conqueror astride his horse Bucephalus to win Best in Class at The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) Salon Culinaire which tests the skills of the UK’s top university chefs

26 November 2015

University Law School to host seminar on the challenges for police leadership

The University of Derby’s Law School is set to host its second British Society of Criminology (BSC) Midlands Regional Network seminar, which provides a platform for experts in the criminal justice sector to discuss their research and engage in a variety of talks.

19 January 2015

University of Derby graduate swaps houses for forensics

After eight years of working in estate agency, University of Derby graduate, Mandy Stephens, made the decision to take a new career path and go back into education to follow her passion for forensic science.

5 February 2015

Women’s rights advocate returns to University to head up forced marriage discussion

Graduate and honorand Jasvinder Sanghera will return to the University of Derby as head of a panel discussion on forced marriages.

17 March 2015

University’s unique deal to help modernise Malaysian Police

Every police officer in Malaysia will have their training accredited by the University of Derby, in what is thought to be the first ever such partnership between a foreign country and a UK university.

31 July 2015

University helps secure more than £1.9m to improve research into policing

The University of Derby, in collaboration with a number of police forces, other universities and agencies, has helped to secure more than £1.9m from the Police Knowledge Fund to help improve research into policing.

13 January 2016

International student soaks up success in new role at Lush Cosmetics

An international student who studied at the University of Derby has secured a role at Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, just months after completing a postgraduate qualification.

11 December 2015

University of Derby hosts crime linkage seminar

Last week we held a seminar under the auspices of the new International Policing and Justice Institute and the British Psychological Society.

18 January 2016

Geldards recognises top Law student with special award

One of our highest achieving law students has been recognised with a special award by law firm Geldards.

3 December 2015

Launch of the International Policing and Justice Institute

Our International Policing & Justice Institute officially launched at the conference ‘Effective Interventions in Transnational Human Trafficking‘ - which took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-24 November 2015.

10 December 2015

Great turnout at BSC Midlands Region Seminar

Last week over 100 people attended our British Society of Criminology (BSC) Seminar on 'The challenges for police leadership - the past, the present and the future'.

3 July 2015

Local law firms boost Derby students’ career chances

Five local law firms in the East Midlands have agreed to work with the University of Derby’s Law School to offer work placements for LLB and Joint Honours students as part of an agreed sponsorship prize.

18 June 2015

Police cadets present solutions to stamp out community issues as part of bespoke University training course

A group of aspiring police officers have put forward their solutions to tackle a host of serious community issues as part of a bespoke University of Derby cadets training course.

11 December 2015

Derby reclaims Silver Plate against Nottingham in annual Law competition

Two University of Derby Law students regained the silver plate in a ‘moot off’ against Nottingham Trent University last week.

1 February 2016

University publishes new degree enabling students to gain a foothold in competitive industry

The University of Derby is introducing a Masters (MA) in Publishing from September 2016, enabling students to gain a foothold in the hugely popular and competitive publishing industry.

8 March 2016

Lord Judge Officially Opens Derby Law School

On Monday 29 February The Right Honourable The Lord Judge officially opened the Derby Law School, which is part of the University of Derby and based at One Friar Gate Square, Derby.

12 February 2016

Bishop of Derby presents at TEDx talk at One Friar Gate Square

The Bishop of Derby, Dr Alastair Redfern, presented a live talk from the University of Derby last night (February 11), as part of a TEDx talk titled ‘Transforming Lives’.

9 March 2016

Mrs Justice Andrews’ Talk

The Law School hosted a talk by Mrs Justice Andrews entitled ‘The role of women in the Law’.

20 April 2016

Derby Law School welcomes former Lord Justice of Appeal to deliver Advocacy lecture to students

Derby Law School welcomed former Lord Justice of Appeal to deliver an advocacy lecture to law students.

3 October 2016

President of the Supreme Court inspires Derby Law Students at special evening

The University of Derby hosted ‘An Evening with The Right Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury’ last Thursday (29 September 2016).

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.

21 October 2016

Justice For All

On Tuesday 25 October the University of Derby will launch a new service - Justice For All - which will be based at One Friar Gate Square, Derby Campus.

1 February 2017

University shortlisted in two PQ Magazine Awards

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

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.

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.

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”.

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.

5 January 2016

Students hear how Rolls-Royce engines are delivering cuts in carbon emissions

Rolls-Royce aero engines once saved the world – now they’re helping to save the planet, University of Derby Tourism students heard on a trip to the iconic engineering company.

2 December 2015

University and Opera House brings the best in classical music to Buxton

A partnership between the University of Derby and Buxton Opera House made the town a temporary home to a world-class orchestra and put the spotlight on the ever-increasing role of culture in the local economy.

22 February 2016

Tourism students get to work on holiday-maker survey for Matlock Bath

Matlock Bath is planning to gain a bigger share of the £1.9 billion which tourists spend in Derbyshire each year thanks to a research project launched by University of Derby tourism students recently.

5 January 2016

Accessibility is key for European business growth, says Tourism lecturer

Hotels are turning away valuable business because they don’t understand how important accessibility is in today’s tourism industry, University of Derby Senior Lecturer Eleni Michopoulou said in her keynote speech at the annual Tourism for All Conference in Portugal.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.