Travelling to the University of Derby

Remember to check which campus your course is based at.

Book your place on the meet and greet service

The University of Derby is 2nd in the UK International Student Barometer Benchmark for welcoming international students*. That is why we offer a meet and greet service at the start of each academic year for our international students. We will meet you at the airport arrival lounge. This service is free but you must book in advance.

Making your own way to Derby or Buxton

The University of Derby is located in the middle of the UK, it is easy to get to by road, rail and air. If you are not using the meet and greet service please tell us when you will be arriving in the UK so that we can support you.

Welcome programme

Our Welcome Programme consists of events and workshops, which will enable you to be fully prepared for living and studying in Derby and Buxton. We will email you all the details of your welcome programme before you arrive in the UK.

* ISB Results 2018

International Welcome at Derby

International student Ioannis-Thomas Dimakopoulos has come from Greece to study Business Management in Derby. He tells us about his welcome to the University.

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