2022 news

Signatories of the Civic University Agreement

A Civic University Agreement, developed by the University of Derby, has been launched in partnership with 15 other organisations from across the city and county.

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The University of Derby has been recognised at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2022 - taking home accolades for ‘Best Student Experience’ and ‘Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs’.

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The University of Derby has launched a Levelling Up Impact Report in partnership with former Education Secretary Rt Hon Justine Greening.

University of Derby new business school in the city centre

Plans put forward by the University of Derby to build a Business School in the city centre have been approved.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

A research project which aims to increase diversity in cultural and natural social prescribing programmes through shared training has been awarded £74,656 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Professor Alex Molasiotis

The University of Derby has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Professor Alex Molasiotis to the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education.

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The University of Derby is delivering world-leading and internationally excellent research in Education, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results announced today.


Second-year fine art students from the University of Derby will be showcasing their work as part of Prelude, a vibrant, contemporary art exhibition, taking place at Derby Riverlights from Friday 13 May until Saturday 21 May.

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Commonwealth Games hopeful Ben Williams faced the media spotlight this week when University of Derby journalism students put him through his interview paces. 

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A pioneering new research project, which will address the impact of diagnosis on the bonds between people with young onset dementia and their caregivers using creative approaches, has been awarded £113,000 in funding by Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).