Early Get Ahead - Get Ahead event - University of Derby

Early Get Ahead


What are the benefits of coming to Get Ahead?

  • A one to one meeting with a Practitioner from the Student Wellbeing Service to discuss preparation for, and support needs, at university.
  • Early enrolment
  • Derby campus and library tours to help you to find your way around
  • A talk from current students who have successfully made the transition to university.
  • An opportunity to get to know other students and find out what the Students Union offers, for example clubs and societies.
  • A focus on the transition from sixth form/college to University and the importance of taking responsibility.
  • An opportunity to sample inclusive sports at The University of Derby Sports Centre
  • Various other workshops and social events

Booking your place

Booking is essential because an individual program of events is created for each student attending. 

Derby Campus

  • Text your name + Early Get Ahead to 07950 080714
  • Call us on 01332 593000

Or complete and return the Get Ahead Booking Form 2017 and return by email to getAhead@derby.ac.uk or post to:

Pre-Entry Team
Student Wellbeing
University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB


The deadline for booking your place is 25th August. We cannot accept bookings after this date.