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Officer Elections Q&A

Thinking about running in the Elections? Want to know what the roles are really like? Then this Q&A is for you...

Mon 15 Jan 2018 Union of Students

Are you struggling to think of a New Year’s Resolution?

Check out the latest blog from your Vice-president (Community)...

Fri 05 Jan 2018 Union of Students

Elections - Nominations open

Nominations are now open for this year's Union Elections!...

Mon 18 Dec 2017 Elections

National Student Pride 2018

Tue 12 Dec 2017 LGBTQ+


Tue 21 Nov 2017 Law

RAG Week Success

Last week was RAG week and for those of you who didn’t see the embarrassing video of myself jumping out of a plane; RAG stands for Raise and Give and ...

Mon 13 Nov 2017 Union of Students
Students fundraising for CHICKS

Bye Gaujcher, hello Community Contribution Points

If any of you were about the University during the elections period, there’s a high chance you caught some Gaujcher action but just like the Union it'...

Mon 06 Nov 2017 Union of Students

Free Public Speaking Workshop

Back, by popular demand, is the Law Society's Public Speaking Training Workshop....

Wed 18 Oct 2017 Law

Law Society Membership Update

The Law Society are celebrating breaking through the 100 member barrier....

Tue 10 Oct 2017 Law

Making friends

Check out the latest blog from Abby, your Vice-President (Welfare)...

Thu 31 Aug 2017 Union of Students

A new era

It's exciting times at your Union of Students...

Wed 26 Jul 2017 Union of Students


We now have a regular meeting time. This means every week on Tuesdays @ 5pm we will be seeing each other. The location for each week will be determine...

Tue 11 Oct 2016 We Are Uncharted

Remember to 'Tap In'

For this academic year, the University are introducing a new system for attendance monitoring...

Mon 10 Oct 2016 Union of Students

Make a difference by saving water

As part of the University of Derby’s Water Saving Campaign, Derby University has been working in partnership with Severn Trent Water to help you save ...

Wed 28 Sep 2016 Sustainability

Sports Club Taster Sessions

Thinking about joining a sports club?...

Thu 15 Sep 2016 Sports

Upcoming Events

Elections Elections Manifesto Workshops
15th January 9am - 30th January 3pm
University of Derby (Various Locations)
If you are thinking of standing in the Elections and need to get your nomination in, then this session will tell you all you need to know!
Elections Elections 2018: Campaign Training
18th January 9am - 27th January 9am
University of Derby (Various Locations)
Thinking of running in the elections? Then, this is the session to go to in order to get that extra advantage in winning votes!
SAFCO SAFCO Debate Night
26th January 2pm - 5pm
Everyone is welcome, whether you are participating or spectating, Member or not come along! We will be debating topics that are related to our society. In the last hour we will have an ‘open floor’ where anyone can put forward any topic!
Pole Fitness Chrome Royale - Pole Competition
28th January 11am - 6pm
The Academy Bar
The University of Derby Pole Fitness sports club is proud to invite you to our very own Chrome Royale inter-university pole fitness competition.
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SAFCO Safco First Meeting
7th February 1:30pm - 3pm
Kedleston Road, room to be decided.
First meeting to discuss events, guest speakers and other important matters! Exclusive to SAFCO members.
LGBTQ+ National Student Pride 2018
10th February 7:30am - 11th February 11:30pm
University of Westminster
National Student Pride
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Cheerleading Join the Ravens at Nationals
31st March 8am - 6pm
International Centre, Telford
Come join us for a cheer comp day where you can experience the world of cheer up to level 5 and see what the hype is all about.
Imagineers D.I.G.S Trip To Nationals
6th April 5pm - 8th April 8pm
Bradford University
Derby's Imagineers and Gaming Societies will be hosting our annual trip to the National Student Roleplaying and Wargaming Championships hosted at Bradford this year.
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Community Community Awards 2018
13th April 6pm - 11pm
The Farmhouse
We would like to invite all of you to attend and celebrate with your fellow students from RAG, Union Societies, Phantom and Union Volunteers at the Community Awards.
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Nursing RCN Congress Belfast
14th May 6am - 15th May 8pm
Waterfront Arena, Belfast
Attend the RCN Congress in Belfast for 2 days. Return flight and accommodation for 1 night included. VERY LIMITED PLACES so book quickly to avoid missing out! Remember to register with RCN for your free entry to Congress.
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Nursing September 2015 Cohort Nursing Graduation Ball
7th September 7pm - midnight
Cathedral Quarter Hotel, Derby
Celebrate your graduation in style at Derby's Cathedral Quarter Hotel! Welcome drink, professional photography, 3 course meal, DJ and disco afterwards included. Please note this is a student only event, no plus ones.
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Your officer trustees

Union President
Grace Suszek
Oversees the Union and all it does
Vice President (Community)
Charlotte Gauja
For Societies, RAG and Student Media
Vice President (Sport)
Connor Todd
Competitive sport and BUCS games
Vice President (Welfare)
Abby Wilson
Advice, health and more
Vice President (Academic Affairs)
Megan Hill
For all things education and course based