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Graduation caps being thrown into the air outside of Derby Arena

Professional footballer Millie Bright who captained England to the Women’s World Cup Final in 2023 is among those to receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby later this month.

Civic Awards 2024 winners on stage

The first University of Derby Civic Awards, aimed at recognising and celebrating the significant positive impact that individuals and organisations have made in the community, was held on Thursday, 4 July.

Image of the atrium on a busy Open Day

Around 3,000 students and their families are expected to turn up to the last Open Day of the academic year - traditionally the largest - eager to find out more about the range of courses, TEF gold-standard teaching, and world-leading research on offer.

Graduates throwing their caps into the air

A scientist with a distinguished career in health and safety, who led a major study into the transmission of Covid-19, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby. 

Researchers at the University of Derby are partnering with conservation organisations to carry out studies that could help safeguard the future of the world’s vulnerable sea turtle species.

University of Derby's Kedleston Road campus with signage that reads 'The Future is You'

Initial Teacher Education programmes at the University of Derby have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the institution’s Ofsted report.

Sabrina Hobbs and Professor Kathryn Mitchell

Students from St Martins School in Derby, part of Shaw Education Trust, are gaining valuable work experience and employability skills in a Supported Internship Pilot at the University of Derby.

A group of people in front of a sign that reads University of Derby Lonsdale House

A technique that could help build large structures in space and give ‘space junk’ a new lease of life is being trialled by a team of scientists led by the University of Derby.

A group of people in front of a brightly coloured wall

Garment workers and their employers are taking part in a research project which aims to promote more responsible business practices. The project involves a team of researchers from the University of Derby, University of Essex, Manchester Metropolitan University and Universal College Bangladesh.

Dr Jordan Phethean

A major international research project is aiming to find new water sources to address the growing demand for water and the challenges posed by climate change.

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