The first cohort of nursing students to go through a special training programme developed as a result of the inquiry into the failings of Mid Staffordshire Hospital have finished their studies at the University of Derby.
Stephanie Duchak, who was in the first cohort to graduate in 2005 from the University’s pioneering Spa management course, came back for an Industry Networking Day to pick out the stars of the future as employees at the award-winning Manchester Bali Health Lounge, which she manages.
The University of Derby has held the first meeting of its Student Experience Learning and Teaching Committee (SELTC). This is a new committee combining the Student Experience, and Learning, Teaching and Enhancement sub-committees, and is co-chaired by the Students’ Union.
The University of Derby has been awarded Gold by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the country’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of all providers in the UK.
Derby Theatre announces it will remain part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and receive an uplift in funding, receiving a total amount of £3,180,000 over the next four years to support key strands of the Theatre’s programme of work from 2018 to 2022.
A University of Derby academic is part of a team to be awarded £20,000 by The Cancer Research UK Prevention Initiative to fund a research study exploring ways to support family and friends through physical activity following a cancer diagnosis
A state-of-the-art Data Visualisation Laboratory (DVL) is to be installed at the University of Derby’s brand new STEM Centre, addressing the need for a specialist teaching facility for data analytics and supporting the globally recognised research in this area.