We've pulled together a collection of useful information to help you prepare to start University.

We each have our own ways of approaching major changes in our lives. But it is important that we find ways to successfully manage these changes. We know that academic success depends as much on how well someone adapts to university life as it does on academic ability.

There are some simple steps that you can take to make sure that the process of going to university is as smooth as possible. This section outlines some of these preparatory steps with links for further information and advice.

University of Derby virtual campus tour

Be inspired by our Virtual Tour

Find out everything you need to know about our University in one click with our Virtual Tour.

Take a Virtual TourTake a Virtual Tour