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The University of Derby is holding its first ‘Derby Civic Forum’ on Thursday 27 June at our Kedleston Road site, a free event providing the wider community with the opportunity to share their thoughts on how we can help to deliver long-term positive impact for Derby and Derbyshire.

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University of Derby Vice-Chancellor Professor Kathryn Mitchell and Sarah Barley-McMullen, the University’s LGBT+ Allies Staff Network Chair, have both received a regional Stonewall Award, in acknowledgement of their commitment to role modelling inclusion and equality.

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The University of Derby has risen three places in The Guardian University Guide from 29th to 26th place – its highest ever ranking.

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