2018 news

The University of Derby has been ranked in the top 100 institutions in Europe for teaching excellence in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018.

Signing of the Armed Forces Covenant at University of Derby

The University of Derby’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kathryn Mitchell, is attending a historic celebration for the Royal Air Force as the service’s 100th anniversary events come to a head in central London.

St George's School students in library holding books

The University of Derby’s Community Fund, which was set up five years ago to inspire projects that seek to benefit its local communities, has now reopened for applications.


A University of Derby student has won the East Midlands Fashion Awards 2018 for her womenswear collection.

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A team of data science professors have developed a revolutionary system that accelerates artificial intelligence algorithms, enabling supercomputers to master artificial neural networks (ANN) as complex as the human brain.  


The University of Derby has won a prestigious national award for its Teaching and Learning Strategy 2016-2020.  

Ked road sports

The University of Derby is holding a themed family day at its Kedleston Road site on Saturday 30 June to celebrate Armed Forces Day and the 100th anniversary of the RAF.


The University of Derby has appointed a new Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean for the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences.                       

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The University of Derby has been included as one of the world’s top 250 new universities, in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018.

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An East Midlands computer game development company, which received a funding boost from the University of Derby’s Invest to Grow scheme, has increased its staff by 50 percent and seen its annual turnover grow by a third.