2021 news

Logo of the National Student Housing Awards - Best Environmental Management category

The University of Derby's Student Living team has scooped the ‘Best Environmental Management’ accolade at the 2021 National Student Housing Awards.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

The University of Derby and East Midlands Chamber have become signatories of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Race to Zero campaign.

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Derby City Council and the University of Derby are exploring options to relocate Derby Theatre into a new purpose-built building on the site of the former Assembly Rooms.

Derbyshire Festival of Business green logo

The University of Derby, in partnership with Vision Derbyshire, has launched the Derbyshire Festival of Business, a new initiative which aims to celebrate the resilience of our business community over the past two years and help businesses capitalise on opportunities as the county recovers from the pandemic.

Derby Go

Derby City Council has today formally announced a partnership with Kinto, Toyota’s mobility brand, the University of Derby, and Derby College to launch, what is believed to be, the biggest trial of green travel mobility in Europe.

Green Care Code - one man in nature, one surrounded by technology and distractions

To celebrate the Great Big Green Week (18 - 26 September 2021), Go Jauntly has teamed up once again with the Nature Connectedness Research Group from the University of Derby, as well as the Mental Health Foundation, to launch the Green Care Code, a simple prompt to encourage people to notice the good things in nature — Stop. Look. Listen. Enjoy Nature!

SENAD logo with blue letting and pink sunburst in top right

Care and education provider SENAD sponsors prizes for University of Derby students' initiatives for supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Fashanne Awards logo

Fashion students at the University of Derby have won four out of nine categories at the Fashanne Awards 2021.  

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022

The University of Derby has improved its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022.

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A new free course is being launched by the University of Derby to help other higher education institutions provide engaging flexible learning opportunities for their students.