Open Day

You can now watch highlights of our unique Open Day Live production, including tours of our facilities and interviews with our brilliant staff and students.

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Highlights of Open Day Live

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Subject videos

Learn more about Derby and the courses we offer with these in-depth videos from our Open Day Live production.

Want to find out more?

Our Campus Tours are running throughout spring and are a great way to explore all we have to offer. If you can't make it on to campus, our students are ready to answer any questions you may have about life at Derby on our Unibuddy platform. You can also take a virtual tour of our campuses with our Virtual Open Days.

Halls of residence

There's a wide choice of accommodation in Derby so whatever you are looking for, you're sure to find something that suits your needs. Have a browse around our halls with our students.

Pool table in a halls of residence common room

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Studying as an international student

Radzi chats to our international students and staff to find out what it’s like to move to the UK to study.

Chatting to international students about life at Derby

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Student wellbeing

Hear from our wellbeing team about the services on offer and find out how we recognise and foster diversity and inclusion.

The services on offer from our wellbeing team

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Meet our Union of Students

Get to know our Union of Students. They look after your interests as a student and run societies that you can get involved in.

Interviews with our Union of Students

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Our city

Nightlife, outdoors, sport, culture, places to unwind – Derby has something for everyone. Join us live from Blends, the Union of Students’ café, to hear what our students love about living in our Purple Flag city.

Our city

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Writing your personal statement

Your personal statement is your chance to really shine and make your application stand out. Our Assistant Registrar, Gurjit Nijjar shares her tips on how to nail it.

Assistant Registrar Gurjit Nijjar on personal statements

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Why study nursing at Derby?

Explore our nursing suite and find out more from Dr. Paula Holt, our Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care.

Exploring our Nursing Suite

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Nursing facilities

Find out about our facilities and Immersive Suite with Helen Ansel, Lecturer in Simulation for Adult Nursing.

Nursing facilities at Derby

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Nursing: a student's view

Student Joseph Kabanda chats about his experience studying nursing at Derby.

A student's view on studying nursing

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Children's nursing

Senior Lecturer Samantha Harris-Fox chats about the range of facilities available to students.

A tour of our children's nursing facilities

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Sports and Exercise Science

Dr. Andy Hooton, Head of Sport and Exercise Science talks about what you can expect as a sports student at the University of Derby and the experience you’ll gain.

Sport and Exercise Science at Derby

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Advice from a Business Management graduate

Business Management graduate Orianne talks about her experience at the University of Derby and her career with Experian.

Advice from a Business Management graduate

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Arts at Chandos Pole Street

David McGravie, Head of the School of Arts and Deputy Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities and Education, explains what makes the School of Arts at Derby stand out.

Chandos Pole Street

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Fashion and Textiles

Lecturer Kay Bolderson and Technician Charly Yates show us the specialist Fashion and Textiles facilities that help students develop the skills they need for a career in this diverse and exciting subject area.

Fashion and Textiles at Derby

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Sound, Light and Live Event Technology

Ben Sams, Senior Lecturer in Electronics and Mathematics, talks about the facilities for Sound, Light and Live Event Technology students and all the exciting projects you can get involved in.

Sound, Light and Live Event Technology facilities tour

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Explore our fluids lab

Matt from our technical team in Civil Engineering and Construction explains what the university's 10m flume is used for and how students would use this facility in the world of work.

Fluids lab tour

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Motorsport Engineering

Learn about motorsport engineering with Sabuj Mallik, Head of Discipline for Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, and second-year student, Bridie.

Tour of motorsport facilities

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