Student Panel

Ever wondered how decisions on improvements and developments are made? The Student Panel is a sounding board that allows you to be involved in shaping your own experience.

It's your panel

Here at Derby, we work hard to ensure that you are at the heart of what we do. The Student Panel offers an opportunity to give your opinions on important changes that are planned for the future of Derby.  

Importantly, you are rewarded for your participation! If you are interested, sign up to be part of the Student Panel so we can hear about your experiences and opinions.

Sign up to the Student Panel

How you’ll benefit

You are a valued part of the University's decision-making community. Staff always want thoughts of the Student Panel - it's the first port of call. 


In addition to gaining new insights:

Be sure to tell us your student ID number so we can allocate the points you get each time.

The Question Sets

You will also have the opportunity to answer some questions that you can complete in your own time on any mobile device. You'll have input into important changes that are planned for the future of the University. Some recent examples include:

Futures Award

Any hours you do as part of the Student Panel can count towards the Futures Award, which recognises extra-curricular activity. Whether you are already signed up to the award and volunteering or have never considered it, find out more and start logging your hours through the Futures Award scheme (student login required).

The Student Panel will run from September 2020 until the end of the academic year in June 2020, giving you enough time to reach those ten points and claim your reward. As of September 2021, the Student Panel will refresh at the end of each academic year with student point totals starting at zero.

If you decide to join the Student Panel this year, you will automatically be agreeing to maintain engagement with the panel activities sent out to you.

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