2015 news

Plantago coronopus, or Buck’s-horn Plantain – a salt tolerant plant usually spotted in coastal areas – has been discovered growing in the very centre of Derby.

Homeless people in Derby were treated to a festive Christmas meal last night (Thursday, December 17), with a little help from the University of Derby and one inspiring student.

The Royal Society of Biology has accredited two courses at the University of Derby following independent and rigorous assessments.

The University of Derby’s Policing course has recently received accreditation by the professional body for policing, which could reduce the amount of training students need when they apply for a job at their chosen police force.

Dr Ravi Margasahayam (one of NASA’s top engineers), visited the University of Derby yesterday (December 16) as part of a NASA tour.

Students from the University of Derby cooked up a storm at a national event held to celebrate business excellence in London’s famous Natural History Museum.

The independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains and transport, has accredited two logistic courses at Derby Business School at the University of Derby.

Two University of Derby Law students re-claimed the Silver Plate in a ‘moot off’ against Nottingham Trent University last week.

A group of trainee teachers and staff at the University of Derby have recorded a Christmas single to raise funds for children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Pauline Latham MP OBE hosted the University of Derby at the Houses of Parliament last week, for an event highlighting innovative approaches to cope with the rise of dementia. 

A team of Banking and Finance students from the University of Derby scooped two awards at this year’s University Trading Challenge (UTC), making it the third consecutive year that Derby Business School students have won.

A mental health psychologist is to explore what separates our species from being the cruellest to the most compassionate on the planet in a lecture at the University of Derby next week.

The University of Derby’s College of Education has upheld its excellent reputation for teacher training after being awarded the highest accolade from Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education) in their latest report.

Research from the University of Derby has found that nanoparticles, which are used in a wide range of commercial products, can be damaging to the environment.

The University of Derby’s Student Living service - Derby Student Residences Limited (DSRL) - will be opening a brand new hall of residence in September 2016. 

A new degree at the University of Derby will meet a big UK demand for skilled workers – in jobs which don’t yet exist.

The University of Derby’s Law School is set to host its second British Society of Criminology (BSC) Midlands Regional Network seminar, which provides a platform for experts in the criminal justice sector to discuss their research and eng

The University of Derby is introducing a BA (Hons) Liberal Arts from September 2016, and is the first university in the East Midlands to offer this highly-regarded 21st century qualification.

Two University of Derby International Collaborative Partners have been awarded accreditation by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) for their delivery of the BA (Hons) Business Management programmes.

More than 70 artists from across Derbyshire, including six from the city are preparing for this year’s Banks Mill Open Studios and Artisan Fair, which invites the public and arts community to view a showcase

More than 70 people attended the Green Space Forum Awards this week (November 16), co-hosted by Derby City Council Parks Team and the University Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, at the University of Derby.

A sod-cutting ceremony took place today at the University of Derby to mark the start of work on a new £12.5m 4,200 square-metre building for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Team Derby, the inaugural National Badminton League (NBL) champions, are excited to announce the signings of Swedish International Mixed Doubles star Amanda Hogstrom and the Malaysian Doubles player Hui Lin Ng for the second NBL season.<

Successful business professionals in Derby will take time out next week to meet with the next generation of budding entrepreneurs at an event hosted by the University of Derby.

A new super computer designed by Iceotope and funded by Rolls-Royce has been purchased by the University of Derby to aid further collaborative research projects.

A recent study conducted by the University of Derby has revealed that 28% of current students and recent graduates wish they’d done more research before choosing a universit

University of Derby plays host to INFOT 2015 – a weekend conference for commercial and industrial photographers – this Friday and Saturday (13-14 November).

A recent research paper published by Michael Sweet, Lecturer in Invertebrate Biology at the University of Derby, has found that in order to save coral reefs and fisheries, scientists must improve their collaborations in small island stat

More than 5,000 jobs are supported by the £270m worth of spending generated each year by the University of Derby, an economic impact report has revealed.

Two researchers from the University of Derby’s Business School have released the latest issue of their online journal, which promotes new and innovative research in the supply chain and operations industry. 

As part of the celebration of Inter Faith Week (November 15-21), the University of Derby Chaplaincy has arranged for ‘Splendour of the Cosmos’ by international artist Sudha Daniel, to be projected onto the exterior wall of the Multi-Fait

A 3D audio and visual installation of starlings created by University of Derby College of Arts staff has been showcased on BBC’s Autumnwatch Extra.

The University of Derby signed a Memorandum of Understanding with delegates from the ALICE experiment at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, today (Monday, November 2).

Eight University of Derby graduates worked at the World Premiere of the latest James Bond film, Spectre, at the Royal Albert Hall earlier this week (October 26).

The Together for England Roadshow rolled into Derby for October to mark the formal opening of a multi-million pound sports facility.  

The University of Derby has installed 14 automated external defibrillators (AED’s) across its sites this week, as part of a first aid initiative.

The University of Derby has a wide range of media friendly academics on hand to provide expert comment ahead of Black Friday (November 25) and Cyber Monday (November 28).

Mr Wilson’s Second Liners made a surprise guest appearance in the city yesterday (October 20) as part of a stunt hosted by the University of Derby.

The University of Derby Community Fund, now in its fourth round for 2014/15, has awarded a grant to The Dome Café Club project in Buxton

Fishing, cricket and youth work are the latest local projects to receive grants from the University of Derby’s Community Fund

As part of the Made in Chesterfield event series, the University of Derby would like to invite the Chesterfield business community to attend a networking event at the Casa Hotel

Martial artist and University of Derby sport lecturer Charles Spring has taken a national karate title after a 22-year break from competitions.  

Bestselling author, Professor Jim Bright, will visit the University of Derby to host two events on career education next month.

Courage in war and a love story which crossed enemy lines are all part of the true tale of Deborah the Tank, which will be revealed in a University of Derby public lecture by the man who wouldn’t exist if it hadn’t all happened.

Dennis Hayes, Professor of Education at the University of Derby, is leading two debates at the Battle of Ideas Festival this weekend (October 17-18) which is being held at the Barbican in London.

This week Team Derby was named ‘Team of the Year’ and ‘Coach of the Year’ at the 2015 Derby Sports Awards.

A Professor in Computer Science is to give a lecture at the University of Derby on how Big Data has enabled key science experiments to take place – as well as the challenges large data can cause

The University of Derby hosted an evening of influential debate and discussion last week on the current state of the UK education system and their visions for the future.

Physicists and engineers from the ALICE experiment at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, are to visit the University of Derby next week.

A lecturer at the University of Derby is to explore the possibility of cloning mammoths in a free public lecture next week.

Two teenagers who are world sailing champions have hailed the UK Young Adventurers Awards.

The University of Derby will welcome internationally acclaimed independent consultant, coach, researcher and author, Dr Linda Holbeche, for an ‘Evening With’ on Thursday, October 15.

Hundreds of students and graduates attended the University of Derby's GRIP (Graduate Recruitment, Internship and Placement) Careers Fair today (October 8) where 65 local, regional and national employers were in attendance.

Innovative and passionate contemporary choreographer and performer, Alice Vale, has been appointed as the new Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Dance at the University of Derby.

A geologist whose fascination with rocks started as a boy in the caves of the Peak District and who is still publishing research at the age of 90 is to receive an Honorary Professorship from the University of Derby

Awards for slalom kayaking, dry slope skiing and top titles for mountain and fell running are just some of the outstanding accolades held by finalists of the UK Young Adventurers Awards 2015.

Saturday (September 26) saw a record numbers of visitors attend the University of Derby’s Open Day, where more than 4,500 people arrived to explore its sites in the city.

Former head teacher Jonny Mitchell – who rose to fame after appearing in hit show Educating Yorkshire – will be the key note speaker at the North East Midlands Collaborative Outreach Network (NEMCON) launch on October 6, 2015 at Vision W

University of Derby graduate Simon Durbridge has been awarded for ‘Best Undergraduate Research Project’ at the 26th UK Audio Engineering Society (AES) Conference.

A photography lecturer at the University of Derby, who has been studying a Masters degree alongside teaching, is to showcase her ‘dystopian view of the future’ in Londo

Royal Mail is launching the first National Letter Writing Week. The aim of the week is to encourage people to rediscover the joy of sending and receiving a letter. It begins on Monday 14 and runs until Friday 18 September.<

Visitors to London’s Underground are warned to mind the gap – and the tourism industry will get the same advice when former International Tourism Consultant Jim Dixon speaks at the University of Derby on why the capital is leaving the UK

Five hundred jobs are supported by the £32 million worth of spending generated each year by the University of Derby’s Buxton Campus, an economic impact report commissioned to mark the institution’s ten years in the town has revealed.

Renowned chef Raymond Blanc OBE made a dream come true for a University of Derby Culinary Arts student by giving her a full-time job at his world-famous restaurant, the Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

The University of Derby will host its brand new Nature Connections Festival on Friday September 11 and Saturday September 12, 2015.

The University of Derby has been shortlisted for a top accolade in the Times Higher Education Awards 2015.

The University of Derby has launched a new App today (September 2, 2015) for the Guide to Expertise, which hosts all of its media friendly experts in order to provide comment on everything from smartphone

The University of Derby’s Invest to Grow programme is supporting Derby-based company, CommonTime, in their continued business growth with an award of £800,000.

The University of Derby has backed plans to build new student flats in the city centre.

A fashion student at the University of Derby has reached the final of the Midlands Fashion Awards 2015 for her modern glamour clothing collection

A group of thirty-five teenagers have graduated from a bespoke University of Derby police cadet training programme.

Students at the University of Derby have given their institution its highest ever rating as part of the independent National Student Survey (NSS) results, released today (Wednesday, August 12).

Students heading to the University of Derby this September are set to benefit from around £100m worth of exciting new developments.

Buxton’s people are warmer than its weather, according to a group of South Korean students, who are based at a University of Derby summer school in the Dome.  

A University of Derby graduate, who suffered a broken leg after being involved in a motorbike accident, has praised the Clearing system for helping to get his “education back on track”.  

Hollywood star Jack O’Connell is among a group of six set to receive Honorary Degrees from the University of Derby.

The Duke of Devonshire has praised the University of Derby for rescuing one of Chesterfield’s best-loved buildings.    

Natalie Harrison, who graduates from the University of Derby this year, will kick-start her career as a Toxicology Analyst just one week after completing her degree in Forensic Science.  

Careers development and employability expert Professor Tristram Hooley will be hosting an inaugural lecture titled ‘Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery’ at the University of Derby on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 5.30pm. &

The University of Derby has scooped two awards in the prestigious National Student Housing Survey (NSHS) 2015.

University of Derby graduate Mark Farthing has gone onto pursue his dream career in professional football at the League Managers Association (LMA), one of football’s elite associations.  

A group of teachers and senior managers from China have been welcomed by the University of Derby to take part in a summer training programme to support work-based learning for apprentices and trainees in transportation and logistics.

The University of Derby, in collaboration with a number of police forces, other universities and agencies, has helped to secure more than £1.9m from the Police Knowledge Fund to help improve research into policing.  

University of Derby graduate Andy Bright has secured a job at top London hotel Claridge’s where clients are going wild for a taste of the country in the heart of the city.

Two nursing lecturers from the University of Derby have become Queen’s Nurses.  

A graphic design student who created a Play-Doh bakery to help distract children from technology has scooped a national award for her project.  

A University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) student has been awarded ‘Graduate of the Year’ by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).  

A taste of Korean life has sparked an ambition to live in the country for University of Derby student Aleksandra Tomczyk.  

University of Derby film and video production lecturer, Russell Cherrington, was part of a team who won the award for ‘Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release’ at the 41st Annual Saturn Awards 2015, in Los Angeles, California

Engineering students from the University of Derby took to Silverstone last weekend (July 8–12), for the world’s biggest student motorsport competition, Formula Student 2015.  

Childhood Studies students from the University of Derby will be working with Ashfield District Council this autumn on an evaluation of the play potential of Brierley Forest Park and Huthwaite Welfare Park, Nottinghamshire.

The University of Derby’s annual Research Review 2014-15 was launched at this year’s Research Conference.

The University of Derby has launched a new Guide to Expertise, bringing together all of its media friendly experts to provide comment on everything from zombies and daydreaming to law and politics.

Food banks, furniture and football are just a few of the ways the University of Derby is helping community projects across the region.

Online students from across the world travelled to Derby last week to attend a residential as part of their psychology course.

The search for the UK’s most adventurous explorers is reaching its climax, with nominations for the University of Derby’s Young Adventurers Awards 2015 due to close at the end of the month.

Girl Guides and Brownies in the High Peak have been getting the point that there is more to sword fencing than fighting, thanks to a pioneering course run by University of Derby sports students.

From September 2015, all first year BA (Hons) Business Management students at the University of Derby will be guaranteed a mentor from the Char

Three graphic design students at the University of Derby are preparing to pitch their eye-catching projects at a Dragons’ Den-style event after making it to the final of a national competition.  

Royal Crown Derby unveiled their official University owl yesterday (July 2, 2015) which has been created especially for the University of Derby.

Five local law firms in the East Midlands have agreed to work with the University of Derby’s Law School to offer work placements for LLB and Joint Honours students as part of an agreed sponsorship prize.

Jobs are waiting for you, hospitality industry leader tells Derby’s real-world learners Hospitality industry leaders Chartwells have given University of Derby students a £10,000 vote of confidence through grants t

University of Derby BA (Hons) Fashion student Sarah Woodward was crowned ‘Emerging Fashion Designer’ at the Midlands Fashion Awards 2015 on Friday (October 16).

The University of Derby’s College of Engineering has partnered with Cloudbass Limited to launch a new undergraduate degree in Broadcast Engineering and Live Event Technology.

University of Derby graduates are more employable than most other UK universities, according to new official figures.

Six law students from the University of Derby have been recruited by local firm Flint Bishop LLP.

Three University of Derby graduates, who set up their own label, were selected to exhibit their latest collection last week (June 24-27), at part one of the New Designers One Year On.

A pilot University of Derby course, which was introduced to help social care teams interact more effectively with children, young people and families, has had its contract extended for a further two years.

Ahead of the UK’s first ‘National Unplugging Day’ this Sunday (June 28), researchers at the University of Derby are urging the nation to switch off their phones and reconnect with the great outdoors.  

Real-world learning at the University of Derby has given Ieva Cesnoka the chance to help run a world-class spa.

Four students from the University of Derby have been selected to showcase their final-degree projects at the annual Derby Property Summit.

Staff from the University of Derby travelled to London on Thursday night (June 18) to be crowned winner of the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for ‘Knowledge Transfer Initiative of the Year’.

A group of aspiring police officers have put forward their solutions to tackle a host of serious community issues as part of a bespoke University of Derby cadets training course.

University of Derby students are helping a Derbyshire schoolboy achieve his dream of repaying Sheffield Children’s Hospital for its life-saving treatment by holding a fundraising ball at their historic Devonshire Dome campus in Buxton.</

A national search for the UK’s most adventurous youngsters has been launched by the University of Derby.

A photography student at the University of Derby who took images of traders in Derby’s Market Hall has had her artwork selected to appear in a special gallery on <

Two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been introduced at the University of Derby to benefit people wanting to learn about dementia and those who wish to enhance their digital reputation.  

Team Derby lifted the inaugural National Badminton League (NBL) title on Sunday (June 7), beating Loughborough Sport 3-2 in the final event.

A fashion student at the University of Derby said she was “overwhelmed” after her womenswear collection was selected for an award by a panel of judges including a top Prada designer. 

Sir Tony Atkinson will be visiting the University of Derby on Monday June 15 at 5.30pm to host a conference titled ‘Inequality: What can be done?

The University of Derby’s franchise badminton team, Team Derby, will compete for the Championship title in the inaugural National Badminton League (NBL) Finals Day this Sunday, June 7 at K2 Crawley.

The University of Derby’s Banks Mill Studios are proud to present their exhibition, Connect, which launches at the Royal Derby Hospital on Wednesday, June 10 and runs until Monday August 31, 2015.

This year’s annual Buxton to Derby bike ride will take place on Friday July 3 to raise money for the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.   

A Romanian student who came to the UK to pursue his love for art has won a top award for his final-year degree project.

A fashion student at the University of Derby has returned to her roots by using fibre from her family’s alpacas to create her final degree knitwear collection.

The University of Derby has been awarded £437,376 from Sport England to help fund a new project aimed at encouraging inactive people to take part in sport.

A fine art student at the University of Derby whose best friend died from a brain aneurysm has created a moving film in his memory.

The University of Derby has announced plans to introduce a Higher Education Apprenticeship Degree (HEAD) route to achieving a professional accounting qualification and Masters degree in Accounting and Finance simultaneously, with access

A graphic design student who helped create an interactive mobile app for FORMAT15 International Photography Festival will be showcasing his creations to the public this weekend.

The University of Derby is hosting a Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) conference titled ‘Pursuing Inclusive Outcomes through Co-operation and Collaboration’ on Friday, June 12.

The University of Derby has recently signed a lease for one Friar Gate Square which will house Derby Law School.

Dr David Russell has been appointed as the new Dean of the College of Business at the University of Derby.

Professor Paul Elliott will deliver a public lecture entitled 'British Public Parks and the First World War: Recovering a Hidden History of the Home Front' on Wednesday May 27.

Criminology students from the University of Derby will embark on a trip of a lifetime to the USA tomorrow (May 15) to experience the American criminal justice system first-hand.  

Students are hoping to hit the right note as they perform at the University of Derby’s Big Show Music Showcase tomorrow night (May 15) at Derby Theatre. 

Marketing students at the University of Derby recently presented brand recommendations to two Derbyshire-based organisations (May 6).

Female students from the University of Derby have helped create a film in response to a global campaign for girls’ education.

Creative final-year students at the University of Derby will be showcasing their predictions for future trends in art, design, music, textiles and photography in the 2015 final degree shows starting next week.

The finalists of the UK Young Adventurers Awards 2015 are to be treated to an action-packed day of activities at the University of Derby’s Oaklands Manor Outdoor Leadership Centre.

History students at the University of Derby will deliver a public conference on ‘Law and Democracy’ to mark 800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta.

Professor Kathryn Mitchell BSc, PhD, CPsychol, will succeed Professor John Coyne as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Derby from September this year.

An aspiring primary school teacher who is a member of the University of Derby’s volleyball team has won a national award. Holly Mowbray scooped ‘Higher Education Volleyball Officer of the Year’ at Volleyball England’s Annual Awa

Events management students made a TV soap star’s dreams come true when he married his long-term partner at the University of Derby’s Buxton campus in what the national press has dubbed “one of the most beautiful weddings ever.”

A University academic will be delving into Britain’s embarrassing reputation as the ‘lazy nation’ of Europe in his inaugural lecture.

The University of Derby has been awarded a prestigious accolade at the British University Film and Video Council (BUFVC) Learning on Screen Awards.

A computing student who had to take two years out from his degree due to illness has won Student of the Year, organised by multinational company, CACI Network Services.

The University of Derby will be hosting a series of talks from bee extinction and UV skin damage to the apocalypse as part of a series of Science Talks throughout May, in partnership with the British Science Association.

Education is often the game-changer when it comes to fighting poverty, Loretta Minghella OBE, Chief Executive of Christian Aid, told an audience at the University of Derby’s Buxton campus.

A European obesity project has been awarded €5 million (£3.9 million) to research the effectiveness of mobile phone apps and other hi-tech aids in helping people lose weight and maintain their weight loss.

The University of Derby has been shortlisted for three top accolades at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2015.

A campaign by staff at the University of Derby's Students' Union to get more young people interested in politics was given a vote of confidence this week, by candidates seeking to be the next MP for High Peak.

The University of Derby has announced that the Derby Child Contact Centre has been given a cash boost from its Community Fund initiative.

Researchers from the University of Derby have discovered similar behaviours found in anxiety disorders underlie picky eating in children, in what is believed to be the first study of its kind.

Accounting and Finance students at the University of Derby are standing out from the crowd and improving their employability in a competition sponsored by Hays Accountancy and Finance Recruitment.  

Sir John Mummery will be visiting the University of Derby on Thursday April 16 2015, to officially open the new Crown Courtroom.

The University of Derby has announced that Vibez Danceworks Studio based in Long Eaton, Nottingham has successfully won funds from the Community Fund initiative.

With the May 7 General Election fast approaching, the University of Derby and its Students’ Union have organised public General Election hustings with the parliamentary candidates in Derby and Buxton.

The University of Derby hosted an open evening for prospective engineering and technology students and employees at its Markeaton Street site on Thursday March 26, 2015.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) visited the University of Derby last Friday (March 27), to award Team Derby Motorsport with a grant for £3,000, after the team won this years’ ‘Rookie Team Award’.

The University of Derby has partnered with FieldStar to create the Certificate in Professional Field Sales – the first university accredited learning and development programme for front-line field sales professionals and their managers.<

Visiting Professor and Honorary, Derek Latham, returned to the University of Derby on Wednesday evening (March 25) to deliver a public lecture on sustainable architecture.

Three students from the University of Derby have won the argument over the best university for hospitality education by coming top in a Europe-wide debating contest.

Engineering students from the University of Derby are on track for the world’s biggest student motorsport competition at Silverstone from July 8-12, 2015.

Two University of Derby students will have a taste of a totally different way of life when they take part in a Korean Culture Programme exchange in May, one of their colleagues who made the trip last year has said.

Every police officer in Malaysia will have their training accredited by the University of Derby, in what is thought to be the first ever such partnership between a foreign country and a UK university.

Students from the University of Derby, dementia champions and campaigners, NHS staff and citizens joined together on Wednesday (March 11) for the East Midlands regional NHS Change Day conference.

Racing car simulators, the dodo, disappearing cats and Lego hermit crabs will be among the vibrant attractions at a University of Derby science exhibition.  

Experience is your passport to going far in the travel industry - that was the message given to young people at a conference hosted by the University of Derby in Buxton.

The University of Derby is set to host ‘Marketing 2020’ – an event that will set the scene for future marketing skills and deliver insight into how marketing is continuously evolving.

In a little over two weeks, the University of Derby’s ‘Team Derby’ will take on Milton Keynes Badminton in their first National Badminton League (NBL) home game.

Students from the University of Derby will host the East Midlands regional NHS Change Day on Wednesday 11 March 2015, to raise awareness of dementia.

Champion marksman Hamad Almarri has his sights on two targets: a place in the Rio Olympics  - and using his University of Derby  studies to help his country become a world leader in staging international events.

The University of Derby is hosting a series of talks from inspirational senior figures, the first of which is with CEO of Derby County Football Club, Sam Rush, on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

The nation is becoming addicted to smartphones, according to new research from the University of Derby.

Professor Paul Stewart has been appointed as Research Chair in Energy and Environment in the Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE) at the University of Derby.

The University of Derby is launching a new team of Incident Responders who will be responsible for first aid, fire marshalling and incident support duties.  

A global youth movement will be celebrating its 40thbirthday in style if a University of Derby student wins a competition set up to find Britain’s most creative Events Manager.

Visiting Professor and scholar Catherine Belsey will return to the University of Derby next month (Wednesday March 4) to talk about John Milton's sonnet 19 on the apparition of his dead wife.

The University of Derby is set to host its annual Logistics Week, which includes a keynote presentation from Collect+ CEO and Chair of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Neil Ashworth.

Events management courses at the University of Derby have been described as the best in the UK by the head of one of the industry’s leading professional bodies.

Sports stars of the future shared nearly £2,000 in grants to help them compete nationally and internationally at a presentation hosted by the University of Derby at its Buxton campus.

Derby based BA (Hons) Fashion Studies student Nicole Wells was awarded ‘Young Designer’ at the St Andrews Young Designer Awards (YDA), last weekend (Saturday 14 February 2015).

Three students at the Buxton campus of the University of Derby beat all other UK entrants in a competition to find the most daring young entrepreneurs in Europe.

We have all heard of a fairy-tale romance but for University of Derby graduate, Caroline Garvey, her happy ever after has become a reality.  

The University of Derby will be the first university in the UK to have a Wave1 processor installed.

Duane Stapleton a University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) student has been working as an Environmental Health Technician tackling Ebola in Sierra Leone.  

Nynas UK AB bitumen specialist is giving University of Derby students taking the Diploma in Road Surface Treatments the opportunity to be awarded the Nynas Bitumen prize for ‘Best Student’ in 2014/15.

The University of Derby’s Community Fund is helping five local projects, including The Blue Box Community Group in Belper, after the first winners of fun

Graduate and honorand Jasvinder Sanghera will return to the University of Derby as head of a panel discussion on forced marriages.

Three students at the Buxton campus of the University of Derby are to face a Dragon’s Den style panel of experts in a competition to find the most daring young entrepreneurs in Europe.  

Martial arts expert Charles Spring is fighting to make it easier for people with disabilities to take up the sport.

Buxton is living proof that community counts in the battle to preserve an area’s heritage, the woman in charge of one of Derbyshire’s most important historical sites will demonstrate at a public lecture at the University of Derby’s campu

Top women engineers will tell school and college girls how they built successful careers in their industry at a University of Derby event.

Professor Mike Searle, a Geologist at the University of Oxford, will be delivering a public lecture titled ‘Colliding Continents’ next week (Wednesday, February 4) at the University of Derby.

University of Derby Culinary Arts lecturer Leonard Cseh has been awarded the Institute of Hospitality's top honour.

Kelly wins at Pinewood and needs a Producer for her film

A University of Derby graduate will see her dissertation printed in History Todayearly next year.

After eight years of working in estate agency, University of Derby graduate, Mandy Stephens, made the decision to take a new career path and go back into education to follow her passion for forensic science.

A much loved University of Derby student who died shortly after completing his Occupational Therapy course last year (2014) will be posthumously granted an award recognising triumph over adversity.

The University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) celebrated its biggest graduation ceremony this week (January 14 to 16), with over 700 online students graduating, many of whom came from far and wide including Nigeria and Australia, t

Just a few months after completing the Masters (MSc) in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (ICP), course-mates Lucy Harris and Andy Butterton, launched their business, Green Lane Counselling and Psychotherapy (GLCP), in Derby.

University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) graduate, Lieutenant Corporal Charlotte Miller, has used online studying as a platform to develop her career.

Original songs about dragons in the bedroom and grumpy dogs by a University of Derby Education Studies graduate are proving a big hit with tots and their parents.

The first Derby Book Festival will take place this summer, featuring internationally acclaimed and best-selling authors, and confirming Derby’s reputation as a festival city. The Festival, which will be held between June 1 – 7, 2015, aim

A trio of marketing graduates from the University of Derby have gained First Class Honours degrees, enabling them to develop successful careers in a variety of industries.

Our newly built, state of the art Crime Scene House is dedicated to supporting your studies, offering a stimulating learning environment for you to explore the dynamic world of Forensic Science. Our custom built facility offers seve

The University of Derby is celebrating today (January 8) after being awarded funds by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to lead a new North East Midlands Collaborative Outreach Network, aimed at encouraging young people i

A team of undergraduate students and academics from the University of Derby Business School scooped up three awards in the University Trading Challenge (UTC) 2014.

Working on a new BBC TV series filming in Lithuania means University of Derby Film and Video graduate, Justina Petkevičiūtė can’t spare the time to attend her own graduation ceremony.

With the UCAS deadline looming – 6pm on January 15 – the University of Derby’s Registrar and Secretary, June Hughes, has provided some top tips to students who are in the process of making their application.

A Clinical Nurse who volunteers in Rwanda has been awarded the 'Florence Nightingale Award for Academic Excellence' from the University of Derby.

An Audio Visual Technician from the University of Derby was awarded ‘IT Service and Support Professional of the Year’ at the annual UK IT Industry Awards 2015 last night.

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