USPU News Archive


8 April 2016

20% Staff discount on tuition fees for all UDOL courses

The University is delighted to announce that all members of staff employed at our approved UK and overseas partners are now offered a 20% discount on tuition fees for any UDOL programme they may wish to enrol for.


7 April 2016

Quality news from the Collaborative Partnerships Sub-Committee (CPSC)

Paula Crick, Chair of CPSC provides an update on the developments discussed with partners at the latest Sub-Committee meeting....


8 April 2016

Third UK Partnerships Forum

The University Strategic Partnerships Unit held its third UK Partnerships Forum on Wednesday 16 March...


8 April 2016

Andrei talks about his Erasmus + experience

Joint Honours student Andrei talks about his Erasmus + experience in Barcelona


7 April 2016

How can the English Language Centre support partners?

The English Language Centre works closely with both the University’s Colleges and partners to provide First-Class English Language provision for students at all junctures of their learning journey...


28 January 2016

Supporting Staff Development at Partner Institutions: A case study of Swiss Education Group

In August 2015, 24 members of faculty from the Swiss Education Group (SEG) began the PG Cert HE programme designed for teaching staff to achieve a Masters level qualification based around practice in the classroom and engaging in academic research.


8 April 2016

Stenden' s Dual Degrees at the top in the Netherlands

International Master programmes Stenden belong to the top of the Netherlands According to the recently published Dutch national master ranking (Keuzegids Master 2016) the two master programmes of Stenden University of Applied Sciences...


18 January 2016

Meet Apprenticeships Manager Jane Lowe

My name is Jane Lowe and I have just started working at the University of Derby as the new Apprenticeships Manager. My role is to design and implement the University’s Higher and Degree Apprenticeship strategy.


17 January 2016

Thousands of students graduated from University of Derby

Thousands of students graduated from University of Derby at the Derby Arena on 13th, 14th, 15th January 2016.


4 February 2016

QAA Higher Education Review update for partners

This article provides an update on the QAA Higher Education Review for our collaborative partners.


22 March 2016

Collaborative Conference 2016 Update

Preparations are well under way for this this year’s Collaborative Conference, to be held on Tuesday 5th of July at our Buxton Campus.


19 January 2016

Congratulations to the University of Derby Class of 2015

Over 100 students from our UK partner Colleges attended the Derby Awards Ceremonies 13th, 14th and 15th January 2016.


8 April 2016

BAC retains Best Public University Award

Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) won 1st Prize as the Best Public University at the Botswana Human Resources Development Skills Fair, the second time running.


29 June 2016

Foreign exchange pays off for Stenden University Staff

Buxton’s magnificent Devonshire Dome put the ‘wow factor’ into an exchange trip for staff from the University's partner institution in the Netherlands.


5 July 2016

University supports growing relationship between Derbyshire and Anhui, China

On Wednesday 29th June 2016, Derbyshire County and Derby City Councils hosted a high profile event to welcome a high ranking delegation of visitors from the Anhui province of China.


7 July 2016

Vice-Chancellor attends partner graduation ceremony

Our partners Swiss Hotel Management School and IHTTI School of Hotel Management, part of the Swiss Education Group, held their graduation ceremonies last month and our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kath Mitchell, attended.


22 August 2016

New UK partnership with Barnsley College

The University of Derby is delighted to announce the approval of its newest UK partner, Barnsley College for the delivery of the BSc (Hons) Construction & Project Management programme commencing in September 2016.


1 July 2016

New Pro Vice-Chancellor: External Affairs

Professor Judith Lamie has been appointed to the new post of Pro Vice-Chancellor: External Affairs.


2 September 2016

EU students still welcome – Vice-Chancellor on Brexit

Two months on, Vice-Chancellor Kath Mitchell comments on Brexit and the future for our home and EU students.


8 September 2016

USPU Committed to ‘Best in Class’ Service

The University Strategic Partnerships Unit (USPU) has approved a suite of systems and processes that are being hailed as sector leading.