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Latest events

Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

Youth Work and Inter-Professional Practice: building foundations for connected practice

Friday, 25 May 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 25 May 2018 at 4.00 PM

The aim of these seminars is to foster greater levels of collaboration between higher education institutions and practice agencies in the profiling of challenges and opportunities facing youth and community work policy and practice across the UK.

Derbyshire Open Arts at Banks Mill

Saturday, 26 May 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Monday, 28 May 2018 at 5.00 PM

Free entry to Banks Mill from 10am-5pm each day. Work on show will include fine art, contemporary glass art, ceramics, magazine collage art, mixed media art, textiles, jewellery and upcycled garments.

Team Derby Volleyball: 'Skills and Drills’

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Tuesday, 29 May 2018 at 5.00 PM

Team Derby Volleyball are holding an all-day ‘skills and drills’ camp for juniors aged 12-18 on Tuesday 29th May 9am-5pm at the University of Derby Sports Centre.

Gradfest

Thursday, 31 May 2018 at 11.00 AM
Running until Thursday, 31 May 2018 at 3.00 PM

Our newest event on the block, GradFest is an opportunity to meet our recent graduates in a relaxed and informal festival setting.

Derby Book Festival

Friday, 1 June 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 9 June 2018 at 7.00 PM

The fourth Derby Book Festival will take place in venues across the city with a programme packed with book related activities and events for all ages and interests.

Violence Against Women Study Group

Friday, 1 June 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Friday, 1 June 2018 at 4.00 PM

Violence Against Women Study Group

Derby Print Open

Monday, 4 June 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 29 June 2018 at 3.00 PM

Green Door Printmaking Studio presents Derby Print Open; an exhibition of selected works by printmakers based across the United Kingdom. Come and visit the exhibition which will highlight an array of printmaking methods, showing the diverse range of contemporary artists utilising the art form.

Summer 'World Cup' Lecture

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 6.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 9.30 PM

After the success of Ian Turner's Christmas Lecture, Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science are teaming up with Events, CELT and Team Derby in order to celebrate the career of Derby County legend (Shaun Barker) and preview the 2018 World Cup.

Coaching Breakfast Series 1:

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 8.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 10.00 AM

The Coaches Breakfast Series aims to offer coaches networking opportunities and a guest speaker who will offer insight into coaching, talent development and success.

ENSCITE: Logistics – An Introduction

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 4.30 PM

This full day workshop will help you develop a useful understanding of logistics and the correlation with improved measurable business outputs.

Apprenticeship Funding Breakfast Event

Thursday, 7 June 2018 at 8.00 AM
Running until Thursday, 7 June 2018 at 10.00 AM

If you train an employee with us, we can help you access government funding. They have committed to paying 90% of the apprenticeship training costs for small and medium non-levy paying companies.

Art Therapy with Military Veterans: Trauma and the Image

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 7.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 9.00 PM

Janice Lobban, Senior Art Psychotherapist at the UK veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress, will speak about the role that art therapy can play in recovery from psychological trauma.

Low Carbon Business: Getting started with the Circular Economy for SMEs

Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 3.30 PM
Running until Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 6.45 PM

Want to find out about the circular economy? The circular economy is gaining focus and investment from businesses of all sizes, in every sector worldwide. This workshop helps you explore the practicalities; find out why it is good for business and think about opportunities for your own organisation.

Tourism Hospitality and Events in a changing world

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 at 6.30 PM
Running until Thursday, 28 June 2018 at 8.00 PM

Speakers include: Prof. Elena Cavagnaro, Prof. Alan Clarke, Prof. Nigel Morgan

Armed Forces Day Family Event

Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 7 July 2018 at 5.00 PM

A family day event with guest speakers and workshops, in celebration of the University of Derby signing the Armed Forces Covenant

Coaching Breakfast Series 2:

Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 8.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 10.00 AM

The Coaches Breakfast Series aims to offer coaches networking opportunities and a guest speaker who will offer insight into coaching, talent development and success.

New routes to higher education and employment?

Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 12.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 2.00 PM

This seminar will address some of the latest complexities in changing higher education systems, and their potential to provide meaningful opportunities for progression.

MA Education Works! 2018 Symposium

Thursday, 5 July 2018 at 4.30 PM
Running until Thursday, 5 July 2018 at 7.00 PM

You are invited to join us at the MA Education Symposium for an interactive and informative occasion. You will have the opportunity to consider whether an MA in Education is a suitable progression route for your own study.

Showcase Event- Health Care, Compassion and Well Being Research Clusters College of Health and Social Care

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Tuesday, 10 July 2018 at 4.30 PM

This event will showcase a range of health care research activity from staff and students at the University of Derby

Developing your Clinical Supervisor Skills: A community of practice evening

Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 8.00 PM

An opportunity to learn and try out some technique based coaching principles.

ENSCITE: Warehousing – An Introduction

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 4.30 PM

This full day workshop will give you an introduction to the variations of warehousing, and related elements such as storage, inventory control, stock movement and managing people within the warehouse environment.

Low Carbon Business: Masterclass – Circular Solutions for SMEs

Thursday, 19 July 2018 at 3.30 PM
Running until Thursday, 19 July 2018 at 6.45 PM

Want to find out about the circular economy? The circular economy is gaining focus and investment from businesses of all sizes, in every sector worldwide. This workshop helps you explore the practicalities; find out why it is good for business and think about opportunities for your own organisation.

ENSCITE: Introducing Coaching & Mentoring

Monday, 10 September 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Monday, 10 September 2018 at 4.30 PM

This full day workshop will help you understand and learn practical approaches to mentoring and coaching skills and techniques to benefit staff at all levels.

British Accounting And Finance Association Annual Conference Of The Northern Area Group

Monday, 10 September 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Tuesday, 11 September 2018 at 10.00 AM

British Accounting And Finance Association Annual Conference Of The Northern Area Group

Epilepsy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Lizard in my head

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 at 4.00 PM
Running until Tuesday, 2 October 2018 at 6.00 PM

A talk discussing the impact of culture and stigma on epilepsy care.

What's still currently running

Student Experience Conference 2018

Running until: Thursday, 3 May 2018 at 5.00 PM

The Student Experience Conference 2018 invites delegates to share best practice and experiences in understanding and providing a ‘value for money’ student experience.

Community Day Gallery

Running until: Sunday, 29 April 2018 at 4.00 PM

Community Day 2018, thank you to everyone who attended. Take a look at some of the highlights from the day.