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A decorated veteran sporting many medals of honour

And the winners are...

Find out who received Honorary Life Membership to the Union - our most exclusive award!...

Wed 03 Jul 2019 Student Voice

Transport Update

Your VP Education has been working on improving transport around the University- check this article for some information on the feedback she's recieve...

Tue 02 Jul 2019 Student Voice
Philippa Taylor

University of Derby graduate, Philippa Taylor, set to compete in the World University Games

A 2019 graduate from the University of Derby will be taking part in the World University Games (WUGs) from 3rd-14th July after winning a team silver m...

Tue 02 Jul 2019 Union of Students

Nominations are open for Honorary Life Membership!

Do you know a student who has gone the extra mile during their time at Derby University, making an outstanding contribution to the Union and represent...

Thu 20 Jun 2019 Student Voice

We’re representing you… Post Graduate Research Students

Earlier on this year, I answered a call asking for PGR students to be part of the conference organising committee. I love conferences and I especially...

Thu 20 Jun 2019 Your Officers

Online shop - now LIVE!

Buy high quality branded clothing from the online shop and get it delivered straight to your doorstep....

Mon 17 Jun 2019 Eat. Drink. Shop

Education Awards 2019 - the winners

I’ve been lucky enough to work with the Union on some really exciting events during my time with them, this is the story of just one of them… You don...

Thu 06 Jun 2019 Union of Students

Community Awards 2019 - the winners

The 2019 Community Awards were hosted at Pride park, the home of Derby County football club in The Toyota suite. With a number of awards to give out -...

Tue 04 Jun 2019 Union of Students

School of Arts forum - what happened...

We held a student forum this month for all students who study with the School of Arts. This is what they said......

Tue 28 May 2019 Student Voice

How do you unwind?

In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, we asked our wonderful staff here at the Union of Students what they do to unwind and look after their men...

Thu 16 May 2019 Union of Students

The results are in...

Who was voted in in the 2019 Union By-Elections?...

Mon 13 May 2019 Student Voice

RAG chosen charities 2019/20

Raise and Give announce their chosen charities for the year ahead...

Fri 10 May 2019 Raise and Give

Union jumps 47 places in WhatUni rankings

The Union has jumped 47 places from 97th to Top 50 in the national WhatUni rankings....

Fri 10 May 2019 Union of Students

Sports Awards 2019 - the winners

A full run-down of winners from the 2019 Union Awards: Team Derby Sports Awards....

Thu 09 May 2019 Union of Students

Union Society shortlisted at National Society Awards

One of the Union's newest societies - Motorsport - have won Runner Up in the category of Best Academic Society at the National Society Awards....

Tue 07 May 2019 Union of Students

Upcoming events

Student Voice Leadership Retreat
4th September 9am - 5th September 6pm
YHA Ilam Hall
FOR 2019-2020 PART TIME OFFICERS ONLY Leadership Retreat - A fantastic trip to the Peak District for our Part Time Officers for a two day, one night retreat focused on your development. Ticket price includes food, transport and accommodation.
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Your Officer Trustees

Union President
Daniella Quill
Oversees the Union and all it does
Vice President (Activities)
Faye Davies
Competitive sport and societies
Vice President (Welfare)
Samira Mensah
Advice, health and more
Vice President (Education)
Melanie Welaratne
All things education/course based