Open Day Livestream

We're really looking forward to welcoming you to our Open Day Livestream. This is a great opportunity to get to know the University and find out if it's right for you.

Next Open Day Livestream: Saturday 12 October, 10.30am - 12pm (GMT)

Join us at our Open Day Livestream for the opportunity to discover if studying at Derby is right for you. You’ll hear from our great line-up of speakers to tell you all about studying at the University. 

Got questions? Perfect. This isn't a one-way street. Bring your queries along, and we'll aim to answer them throughout the event. 

We’re looking forward to connecting with you virtually! 

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Welcome to our Open Day livestream

This was a live event giving you the chance to find out more about the University and what studying here will be like.

The event has now taken place, but you can watch it back below.

Open Day Livestream

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We cover lots of topics in our latest livestream including videos on teaching excellence, student life in Derbyshire and what our halls are like as well as interviews with our academics, Union of Students, Admissions and student support representatives.

Find what's most relevant to you by skipping to the timecodes below: 

  • 0:00 Intro video
  • 0:33 Welcome from Kedleston Road
  • 1:30 Open Day video
  • 2:50 Hear from Keith McLay, Provost - Learning and Teaching
  • 9:16 Video: Student Life in Derbyshire
  • 10:16 Interview: Union of Students Vice President Education 23-24 and President 24-25, Holly Lloyd
  • 14:21 Video: Your Union of Students
  • 15:05 Interview: Head of Student Engagement, Russell Lewis
  • 18:33 Video: Graduation Memories
  • 19:40 Interview: Head of Admissions, Helen Mercado
  • 23:09 Video: What are halls like?
  • 25:28 Interview: Head of Accommodation Services, Steve Ward
  • 28:51 Video: What students feel about the University of Derby
  • 30:10 Interview: Head of Equity, Inclusion and Wellbeing, Jo Bishton
  • 36:03 Video: International Student Life
  • 38:52 Interview: Head of Student Services, Sarah Richardson
  • 43:33 Video: Tour of Markeaton Street and Chandos Pole street
  • 45:30 Interview: Motorsport Engineering Lecturer, Andrew Menzies
  • 50:03 Interview: Business Management graduate, Arvin Johal
  • 55:08 Video: Tour of Kedleston Road and Sports Centre
  • 56:59 Interview: Marketing graduate, Olivia Wilkinson
  • 1:01:01 Interview: Head of Public Health and Social Care, Simon Williams
  • 1:03:10 Interview: Theatre Programme Leaders, Xristina Penna and Phil Green
  • 1:12:22 Interview: Criminology Programme Leader, Luke Vinter
  • 1:17:38 Interview: Derby Theatre Creative Learning Director, Caroline Barth
  • 1:21:23 Interview: Parent perspective with Head of Undergraduate Recruitment, Jo Lord
  • 1:26:20 Video: Teaching Excellence
  • 1:26:50 Q&A session
  • 1:29:24 Video: Why staff and students love Derby