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A portrait of Jaz Rai receiving his OBE

The founder of a charity supporting people recovering from alcohol or substance addiction, the manager of the Derby Bosnia Herzegovina Centre, and a senior RAF officer and engineer, are among those who will receive Honorary Degrees from the University of Derby later this month.

A group of people watching a street theatre performance

The University of Derby, in partnership with Derby Theatre, Derby City Council, Derby County Community Trust, Derby CAN, S.H.E.D and Empower Youth, will host an innovative interactive event on Tuesday 8 November.

Portrait of Sue Johnson

A diagnostic radiographer with a passion for supporting professional development will receive an honorary degree at the University of Derby's Buxton Award Ceremony on Friday 4 November 2022.

TechxFest event logo

The University of Derby, University of Nottingham and UK-wide employers are joining together to organise the UK's first national careers event to inspire the technicians of the future. TechxFest will take place on 2 March 2023 at Derby Arena.

A group of people posing with an award

Two Children's Nursing students at the University of Derby have won a global nursing award. The students received the Zenith Global Healthcare Rising Star award, along with other team members, for their work in curating the Children & Young People Student Nurse Network (CYPStNN).

Students and staff of Littleover School and University of Derby staff

A new mural artwork at Littleover Community School in Derby has been unveiled  following a project involving the school and the University of Derby.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

The University of Derby has been placed in the Top 50 in The Guardian University Guide 2023, a climb of 11 places. Derby is now ranked 48th out of 121 institutions, moving up from 59th.

Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby

A new Nuclear Skills Academy has been opened today by Rolls-Royce, with support from the University of Derby, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, the National College for Nuclear and Derby City Council.

Landscape picture of the city of Derby in the sun

Derby has become one of just two UK cities to be accepted as members of UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities in the latest round of applications.

A group of people at a presentation

Former members of The Minerals Engineering Society (MES) and staff and students from the University of Derby came together last week for the inaugural Centre for Mineral Products Student Awards and Presentation, an event made possible following a legacy donation to the University from the MES.

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