International Travel Awards

Add an extra dimension to your studies with our exciting International Travel Awards. All students can apply for a place on one of the trips abroad, with flights, tours and accommodation included.


For the last two years we have taken lucky groups of students to visit Iceland in January. 

This exhilarating trip took in everything from a black sand beach to a glacier walk, the Blue Lagoon, tour of Reykjavik and visit to the university.

Derby Uni Iceland 2018 Overview - 40 students, 7 nights! Why you should get involved with the International Travel Awards.

"The most rewarding, enlightening and incredible challenge presented to me to date." - Charlotte Bell

"A magical, educationally stimulating, fun-packed experience" - Steve Gillatt

"A phenomenal opportunity to learn, adapt and socialise in magnificent surroundings with lovely people!" - Lauren Moore


In May 2018, 40 students travelled to Budapest together, experiencing a packed four days of Hungary’s capital city landmarks. They visited the Hospital in the Rock, House of Terror, Holocaust Museum, Folklore Show, the Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Along with dinner on a river cruise, it was the experience of a lifetime.


New York & Washington, D.C.

We took an eager group of students to visit New York City and Washington in June 2018. Over six days, they explored some of America’s most important cultural landmarks, including Times Square, Liberty Island, Ellis Island, the 9/11 Memorial Museum and the United Nations. In Washington, D.C., they experienced the memorials for World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Presidents Lincoln and Jefferson, along with the White House.