2023 news

Staff at the University of Derby and Rolls-Royce pictured with MP Toby Perkins and Vanessa Wilson from University Alliance smiling in the foyer of the Nuclear Skills Academy

Today (13 July), Toby Perkins MP, Shadow Minister for Skills and Further Education, visited the Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby, the UK’s first dedicated facility for training the next generation of nuclear engineers.  

Nursing students with HRH The Princess Royal

The new name of a hospital ward used by health students as part of their learning at the University of Derby’s Chesterfield site has been unveiled by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.

A group of people in front of advertising banners for The Swallows and Oracle Cancer Trust

Experts from the University of Derby, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) and University Hospitals Leicester have joined forces to raise awareness of head and neck cancer.

A group of people in high vis jackets with a miniature engine and trophies

A team of engineering and computing students from the University of Derby and graduates working at Alstom have taken second place in an international competition organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Michael Holding

Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding, known as ‘Whispering Death’ for his pace bowling technique, is among the honorary graduates being recognised by the University of Derby at its awards ceremonies later this month.

A group of people outside the entrance to the Rolls-Royce Technology Hub

Teams from Rolls-Royce visited the University of Derby’s Markeaton Street site last week to tour a specialist laboratory space used by the global leader in complex power and propulsion systems to develop and evaluate new technologies.

Tracy Harrison

Tracy Harrison, the CEO of Derbyshire charity Safe and Sound Group, which supports children, young people and families affected by child exploitation, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby later this month.

Top 200 Businesses in Derby and Derbyshire 2023

The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on Derbyshire’s businesses are revealed in a report by the University of Derby’s Business School. 

Representatives from the University of Derby, Derby City Council and Kier at the new Derby Business School site

Construction is underway for the development of the University of Derby’s new Business School, which will provide a facility for cutting-edge research, learning and teaching, and support businesses in the region and across the globe.

Two people in a business meeting

A unique partnership between the University of Derby, East Midlands Chamber and Derby City Council is set to benefit small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across the city and beyond.