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Staff from the University with representatives from the Career Development Policy Group at the House of Lords smiling holding the career guidance report

A more strategic and professional approach to career guidance is needed from the government, according to a new report published by the University of Derby.

Three people standing outside smiling at the camera

A new partnership between The Insight Centre and the University of Derby Work Health Hub is set to provide expert support for organisations that want to create mentally healthy work environments. 

S.H.E.D at Timber Festival

Over 300 Year 8 pupils from Littleover Community School worked with academics from the University of Derby to create artwork and designs that were exhibited with S.H.E.D at Timber Festival in the National Forest.

Professor Warren Manning at the University of Derby and Tim Purnell from the NAMRC

The University of Derby has joined the Nuclear AMRC to collaborate on industrial research and skills development for nuclear and other low-carbon sectors.

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.

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