Why choose Derby? - International - University of Derby

Why choose Derby?

Choose Derby, located in the heart of the UK with the Number 1 International Student Centre

The University of Derby is an ambitious, innovative and modern university focused on real world learning. The University of Derby was ranked 2nd most recommended UK Modern University and number 5 for International Student Centre Support in the International Student Barometer 2016*

Located in the heart of the UK there is no better place to explore the rest of England in your free time.  Our main campus is in the city of Derby and is easy to get to by road, rail and air. London is 90 minutes away by train. Derby is home to some of the world's greatest engineering companies such as Rolls-Royce and Toyota, making Derby the UK's most hi-tech city.


Our University of Derby halls of residence have a long standing record of excellent customer service for International students.  Our accommodation office was ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the global benchmark group for arrival for 1st year students and the overall quality of our accommodation was ranked 3rd in the UK*. 


Our main aim is to provide our students with a top class international experience and help them to develop their skills to ensure they succeed in their careers

and that is why 81.1% of our international graduates are in a graduate job or in further study after completing their degree**


*ISB results 2016

**DELHE 2015