2018 news

170 University of Derby Online Learning graduates and their guests travelled from across the globe to experience the University of Derby in person at a reception event, following their graduation at Derby Arena.

Staff at the University of Derby at the DRIVE launch

Universities and colleges across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have come together to launch ground-breaking projects to tackle skills shortages and skills gaps in the region and support hundreds of small and medium sized businesses and organisations (SMEs) – by making sure the area is home to a talented workforce with the high level skills that SMEs really need.

Darley Park in the sunshine

The University of Derby’s research into nature connectedness has today been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs, for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

A 26-year-old woman who died following a collision with a car on Kedleston Road, Derby, has been named as University of Derby student Chloe Hufton. 

A University of Derby marketing graduate has secured a permanent job through a scheme designed to help companies benefit from the University’s expertise.

Kay Fawcett receiving an Honorary Degree from the University

Derby’s former Chief Nurse, a world-leading butterfly expert and the chairman of a global drinks company have received Honorary Degrees from the University of Derby at Award Ceremonies.

Bloomberg trading suite image

Derbyshire’s best-performing companies have been named at a ceremony to celebrate the county’s business success.

Staff from the Youth Work and Community Development programme meet with MP Pauline Latham.

MP Pauline Latham OBE has thrown her support behind the University of Derby by agreeing to become an ambassador for its Youth Work and Community Development programme.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

A new study by the University of Derby has shown that mindfulness training can significantly improve mental health in adolescents and young adults.

Hari Lodhia attends UK IT Awards 2018 (third from the right)

A University of Derby IT Analyst has been named IT Service and Support Professional of the Year in the UK IT Awards 2018.