2023 news

Business units with solar panels on the roof

A programme that supports organisations to develop green energy and carbon reduction schemes in Derbyshire has won a category at this year’s Innovation Awards.

University of Derby building with a sign that reads The future is you

Three University of Derby academics have been added to the ‘World Ranking Top 2% Scientists’, a global list created and updated annually by Stanford University.

Bryan Steel

Double Olympic cycling medallist Bryan Steel has joined the University of Derby’s Team Derby Performance Sport Cycling as Head Coach.

A group of people at a graduation ceremony

A leading Derby child protection expert and the founder of a charity supporting vulnerable women are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of Derby later this month.

Four people in high vis tops in front of a train engine

Staff at Alstom’s Derby site are to benefit from dignity, respect and wellbeing training after the University of Derby successfully secured a contract to deliver a dedicated programme of activity to the company. 

Ollie Shearer and Steve Ward at the Global Student Living Awards

The University of Derby has once again scooped the flagship title of Best University Housing and has also won Best Environmental Management (UK and Ireland) at the coveted 2023 Global Student Living Awards.

Lord McLoughlin

Lord McLoughlin, the former MP for Derbyshire Dales, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby at its awards ceremony in Buxton next month.

University of Derby flag with logo on with blue sky behind

The University of Derby is home to students from all around the world. We stand together against violence, hatred, and harassment. We aim to always embody and uphold tolerance, freedom, and peace and will act on any incidents reported to us. 

People in the University's Kedleston Road Atrium for the Open Day

Bumper numbers of people are expected to descend on Derby this Saturday as the University hosts its first Open Day of the new academic year.

A group of runners in a race showing feet and legs

Endurance athletes living close to Derby are being invited to take part in a University of Derby study that could help reduce the numbers of times athletes catch colds and flu, which can impact on their performance.