International applicants

We are proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, so you’ll be part of a diverse community. Our International Student Centre supports students from around the world with visa advice, student welfare and faith provision as well as helping you to settle in to life in the UK and making new friends. We’re proud to be a truly global University at the heart of the UK. 

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My international warm welcome to Derby

Worry is a common feeling amongst all students especially those moving to Derby from a different country. Ioannis shares his experience of the welcome he received when arriving to the University from Greece.

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Contact us

Our dedicated enquiry team can help to answer any questions you have about studying with us.

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Fitting in and making friends

When Simona first arrived at University she was afraid that as an international student she would feel alone and that it would be hard to make new friends. Fortunately for her, these feelings didn’t last long.

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