At Derby, we are ready to help you fulfil your ambitions, with relevant education that will prepare you for the road ahead. We will stretch, challenge and support you to achieve your goals. 

Find out how our students and graduates are making it real.

Animation graduate Nathan Addai

Nathan Addai: pursuing his passion

As an animator, Nathan is passionate about creating content that is a force for social change. Using his skills and passion, and with his tutor's support, he created the first Mental Roots animation for the BBC.

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Pretty Gill: making it happen

Pretty Gill is in her third year of part-time masters study. On top of her studies for an MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, she also runs fitness classes and is a mum to two young boys.

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Masters graduate Rabia Khan

Rabia Khan: rising to the challenge

Rabia Khan likes a challenge. She balanced her Master of Public Health with looking after young twin boys and emerged after her studies into a global pandemic. She is now working as an Associate Director of Epidemiology for AstraZenca.

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Callum Thomas

Callum Thomas: taking a new direction

Callum had a dream to work with elite professional footballers. But after completing his MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Science, his career goals took a different direction. He is now ready to carve out an academic career starting with a research project into long Covid recovery.

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Kanish Jones

Kanish Jones: making a difference

Kanish Jones makes a difference, every day. As Interventions Facilitator at HMP Whatton, Kanish works with offenders to help them develop skills that will reduce their risk of re-offending.

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