2020 news

The University of Derby's Kedleston Road site

Service strengths highlighted in new report, praising how University of Derby and Buxton & Leek College students are helped in their search for career opportunities

Two people having a conversation

A University of Derby academic is among a team of researchers and professionals providing guidance to clinicians who are likely to be having – and training people who will have – difficult conversations with patients suffering from COVID-19 or those closest to them.

An acoustic guitar in nature

A competition for musicians and singer/songwriters aged 16-29 whose work fosters a stronger relationship with nature through contemporary popular music.

Picture of Lonsdale House

Essential PPE items for frontline staff at local hospitals being developed at the University's Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering

Logo reads We Are Together

Donations of PPE, the role of students and primary care hub facility featured in #WeAreTogether universities campaign

Image of NHS temporary primary care facility at the University of Derby

As a university we take our civic role seriously and are committed to supporting our local communities.

Masks, goggles, gloves and protective suits from University colleges delivered to bolster stocks for local NHS staff

Boxes of PPE kit ready to be donated to Chesterfield Royal Hospital

College of Health and Social Care provides stock normally used for teaching at its St Helena campus.

Logo of Derby Union of Students with yellow background

Union donates food to Derby Community Covid Response Team after closing shops and coffee bars in response to coronavirus measures

A University of Derby Media Production graduate has scooped an award for his film which explores the life of a tattoo artist and the way in which tattoos are being woven into society today.