2018 news

New Kit Teaser image

VX3 Sportswear will become the University of Derby’s official kit supplier for the 2018/19 academic year.

Someone working in a lab at Almac Pharma Services

A global pharmaceutical company has expanded into Loughborough, creating 63 new jobs and establishing a new research and development facility in the town, after receiving £1 million funding from the University of Derby’s Invest to Grow scheme.

Two people promoting Veganuary

The founders of world-wide movement and non-profit charity Veganuary are set to reveal the inside secrets of their remarkably successful campaign, at an event held at the University of Derby this month.

A new wellbeing app, developed by the University of Derby, is being rolled out across the city.  The free app – Good Things Derby – prompts users to notice, rate and photograph their surroundings and map the good things in and around Derby.

Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at UDOL

Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at the University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL), has received a National Teaching Fellowship – the most prestigious individual award in higher education – in recognition of her outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession.

Photo of Kedleston Road Campus in the sunshine

Researchers at the University of Derby have conducted the first-ever study focusing on exploring the effects of mindfulness for improving sleep in individuals with fibromyalgia.

Team Derby students

Aspiring young golfers have the opportunity to develop their talent at the same time as achieving an academic degree with the launch of a new performance golf programme at the University of Derby.

Students in atrium

The University of Derby has achieved 86 percent overall student satisfaction in this year’s National Survey of Students (NSS) – up from 85 percent in 2017.

View of Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus

The University of Derby has been ranked in the Top 10 nationally in the Advance HE Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2018 – the only UK higher education sector-wide survey to gain insight from taught postgraduate students about their learning and teaching experience.

Celebrating success at BUCS awards 2018

The University of Derby’s sports division Team Derby has been ranked in the Top 40 in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league table – its highest ever position.