Your fans from across the University

Congratulations on completing your studies and best wishes for your next adventure. Here are some messages from your biggest fans!

Dr Chris Bussell

Have confidence in yourself, be brave in your decision making, develop a strong network and fulfil your dreams.

Dr Chris Bussell
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Science and Engineering
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Congratulations on your achievement! You have got this far through hard work and endurance. Now is the time for you to shine and shape your destiny through diligence, resilience and valuing others.

Professor Kamil Omoteso
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Your hard work and commitment has paid off. Well done on achieving your qualification and good fortune in pursuing your future career.

Dr Bill Whitehead
Deputy Dean for the School of Health and Social Care
Keith McLay

Senator Robert Kennedy once commented, ‘Some see things as they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?’. Remember this adage throughout your careers as a University of Derby graduate; fulfil your dreams. My congratulations.

Professor Keith McLay
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education

As you go out into the world remember to always Be Yourself; Find Your Voice; Be Confident and Bold, Have empathy – and help shape our world!

Julie Stone
Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor of Director of Online Learning
Multi-Faith Centre

You’ve finally made it and we hope you’re suitably proud of your achievement, very well done indeed. These experiences are reason for you to have confidence in yourself and your abilities, and the re-assurance that you are unique.

Reverend Adam Dickens
Chaplaincy team
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Our congratulations to you! Go out and be kind to yourself and others. Be fierce in the way you challenge injustice and be fair in the way you make decisions. You are unique and amazing; we are so proud of everything you have achieved!

Sarah Barley-McMullen
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team