2023 news

A group of people, some in police uniform

A pioneering new training programme that prepares military service leavers for a career in policing was officially launched this week. The course is a partnership between the University of Derby and Nottinghamshire Police.

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The University of Derby has joined the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) as an Approved Provider to deliver high quality qualifications in support of the nuclear sector.

University of Derby Sports Centre

An innovative new athlete professional development programme at the University of Derby, in partnership with ProChance Football, will give aspiring footballers and officials the opportunity to achieve an academic degree while developing their sporting talent, providing alternative career options for their life beyond sport.

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Award-winning artist and photographer Oliver Frank Chanarin and well-known American artist, photographer and book publisher James Stanford will be among the inspiring speakers at this year’s FORMAT23 Conference in Derby on Friday 17 March.  

University of Derby new business school in the city centre

Plans for a new Business School in Derby city centre have been secured after the University of Derby raised £70 million funding to help develop the state-of-the-art Business School, a core part of the University’s long-term strategy.  

Students from the University of Derby Journalism course and lecturers smiling with BBC's Laura Kuenssberg

Students from the University of Derby's BA (Hons) Journalism degree got the opportunity to meet and pick up top tips from the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg during a visit to Broadcasting House in London. 

Baasit Siddiqui

Gogglebox's Baasit Siddiqui shares his story of his journey in education, business and life on the small screen with young people and their parents at the University of Derby Open Day. 

A group of people sitting under a decorated ironwork frame

A group of students from the University of Derby’s School of Arts has just returned from a month-long visit to Las Vegas. Led by Dr Gemma Marmalade, the University’s Assistant Head of Discipline for Art and Photography, the students were guests of Nevada State College’s Office for the Arts and worked alongside Nevada State students.

Stonewall Top 100 2023 logo

The University of Derby has been ranked in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers for the first time. Compiled by Stonewall, Europe’s largest charity for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer rights, the widely anticipated list recognises employers who support LGBTQ+ employees to be themselves at work. 

Student Joshua Bagnall in his First Responder uniform

Darley First Responders - a team of volunteers who support East Midlands Ambulance Service - have received a donation from the University of Derby to cover the costs of equipping one first responder with the necessary kit to support the chain of survival and reduce the overall time taken to provide medical treatment.