Become a DerbyUni
Content Creator

Get creative and share your university experience

Want to get involved? Here's what to do next...

  1. Sign up by completing the form below
  2. You'll hear back from marketing team member Ryan O'Riordan, who leads the Content Creators scheme. You'll watch a virtual briefing and we'll discuss your suitability for the role. We'll explain more about the type of projects you will be involved in and clarify the terms and conditions of employment via the Student Employment Agency.
  3. Once you complete the onboarding, we'll invite you to join our Teams group where you can volunteer for any work opportunities you like. 

Have a question? Send an email to Ryan.

Become a DerbyUni Content Creator

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What content will I be making?

We have numerous content needs that will come up throughout the year. Some of the most frequent examples are listed below. 

Student myths about coming to uni

For this video, our students were sent a brief of 10 myths and asked to film themselves answering by using their own experience. We then chose the 6 'best' myths which became this fantastic video, which has surpassed expectations and has been used at Open Days and in comms.

Student myths about coming to uni

View Student myths about coming to uni video transcript

Video embed-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIFlgFVdIt0

Vlog: Greta's experience

Here's an example of a vlog-style video. Greta was asked to speak about her student experience, which we then edited down for time. Vlogs can be anywhere up to 20 minutes depending on the topic being covered and length required. 

Vlog: Greta's experience

View Vlog: Greta's experience video transcript

Video embed-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkTzCoWnFDg

"The University of Derby makes me feel..."

For this video, we involved students from the initial concept stage to influence the structure and wording. We worked alongside Goldbox, a video production company founded by our graduates, to produce something truly "by students, for students."

Nathan at editing desk

View "The University of Derby makes me feel..." video transcript

Video embed-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzaGfxzLW68

Dija Bah

Blog: Changing your mind about your course in Clearing

Dija was asked questions about her experience of coming to Derby through Clearing and given a loose structure of how her first blog could be written. As a Unibuddy, she was also able to post the blog to her profile.

Read Dija's blogRead Dija's blog

Connect with us

Follow us @derbyuni to stay up to date with all kinds of content being produced throughout the year.

Three Student Ambassadors wearing pink t-shirts during an Open Day

Become a Student Ambassador

Are you passionate about your course and keen to share your experiences about university with others?

Take a look at our Student Ambassador schemeTake a look at our Student Ambassador scheme