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Duke of Devonshire pictured in front of Chesterfield Campus
University of Derby Chancellor, the Duke of Devonshire praises “rescue plan” for Chesterfield

3 March 2017

First group of nursing students to undertake pioneering training scheme finish degree at Derby

The first cohort of nursing students to go through a special training programme developed as a result of the inquiry into the failings of Mid Staffordshire Hospital have finished their studies at the University of Derby.


8 February 2017

University asks: Who cares for the carers?

Derbyshire’s army of unpaid carers will get the chance to share their experiences at a special event at the University of Derby’s Chesterfield Campus on March 1.


31 January 2017

University helps close gap in mental health provision for young people

A grant from the University of Derby’s Community Fund will support a Derbyshire charity as it tries to bridge a gap in NHS funding which has left a growing number of adolescents facing mental health issues without professional help.


26 October 2016

University teaches people to be their own best friend

How to turn that constant critic in the back of your mind into your own best friend is the theme of a public lecture at the University of Derby’s new Chesterfield Campus on November 30.


21 October 2016

New £6.9 million University Campus brings history and future together in Chesterfield

The University of Derby’s new £6.9 million Campus on Sheffield Road is another mark of the town’s continuing success in economic regeneration, the Duke of Devonshire said at its official opening on Thursday.


3 August 2016

Cash for Chesterfield community projects

Grants of up to £2,500 for local projects are just part of the University of Derby’s commitment to becoming an integral part of the community as it prepares to open its new campus on Sheffield Road, a meeting heard last week.


24 June 2016

EU referendum Result – A Statement from the Vice-Chancellor

"The transition will take some time, during which we will remain committed to our values"


16 October 2015

A University made in Chesterfield

Engineering for the future is the theme of a talk in the Made in Chesterfield series on November 5 when the University of Derby outlines to business leaders plans for its new campus in the town.


28 September 2015

University celebrates record number of visitors at Open Day

Saturday (September 26) saw a record numbers of visitors attend the University of Derby’s Open Day, where more than 4,500 people arrived to explore its sites in the city.


9 September 2015

University contributes 500 jobs and £32 million a year to Buxton economy

Five hundred jobs are supported by the £32 million worth of spending generated each year by the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus, an economic impact report commissioned to mark the institution’s ten years in the town has revealed.


3 September 2015

University shortlisted for Most Improved Student Experience Award

The University of Derby has been shortlisted for a top accolade in the Times Higher Education Awards 2015.


12 August 2015

University invests £100m in new developments for students

Students heading to the University of Derby this September are set to benefit from around £100m worth of exciting new developments.


12 August 2015

University of Derby celebrates best ever student satisfaction score

Students at the University of Derby have given their institution its highest ever rating as part of the independent National Student Survey (NSS) results, released today (Wednesday, August 12).


11 August 2015

Chancellor praises University’s “rescue plan” for Chesterfield

The Duke of Devonshire has praised the University of Derby for rescuing one of Chesterfield’s best-loved buildings.


29 July 2015

Queen’s Nurse Honour for University’s lecturers

Two nursing lecturers from the University of Derby have become Queen’s Nurses.


15 June 2015

University’s strength adds to Chesterfield’s blossoming economy

Chesterfield’s resurgent economy will get a further boost when the new University of Derby campus opens in the former St Helena’s Grammar School on Sheffield Road next year, business leaders heard last week.