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Behind the scenes with Radio 1 - Monday 24th September

Radio 1's Student Tour is coming to Derby! The Radio 1 bus will be parked up outside the Sports Centre all day with Radio 1 ambassadors hosting com...

Thu 20 Sep 2018 Union of Students

Welcome hero & college officer gives top tips for freshers

I'm Anisha Johal, your elected College Officer for Humanities, and here is a blog I wrote for the university with my top tips for new students arrivin...

Tue 11 Sep 2018 Union of Students - Academic

An international student’s guide to moving countries

International student and Blends employee Marketa gives us her top 3 tips when moving to a new place...

Fri 07 Sep 2018 Union of Students

How we represented your interests - 2017/18

Announcing the first annual report that attempts to summarise: Everything you have been saying to us in the past year How the union has sought to ...

Sat 25 Aug 2018 Student Leadership

Elected Representatives Leadership Retreat

Elected officers and representatives of the union took part in a leadership retreat in the Peak District to develop their skills and plan how they wil...

Fri 17 Aug 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Work with us! Loads of awesome job vacancies live NOW

The Union of Students employs over 100 members of staff, who all strive to put students first and improve the university experience for all. Join ...

Fri 03 Aug 2018 Union of Students

End of College of Engineering and Technology project

This summer the Union of Students have been working with the College of Engineering and Technology and the University of Derby on a project which was ...

Thu 26 Jul 2018 Union of Students

Closure of The Dome Shop

Thu 12 Jul 2018 Union of Students

*NEW* College of Engineering and Technology project

The Union of Students has been working with the College of Engineering and Technology and the University of Derby to bring together an exciting projec...

Mon 25 Jun 2018 Union of Students

National Student Survey participants raise over £8000 for charity

The Union of Students are proud to announce, in collaboration with the Student Experience Team at the University of Derby, that a total of £8135 was d...

Fri 08 Jun 2018 Union of Students

Education Awards 2018 - the winners

The annual Education Awards took place at Derby Theatre last Thursday evening; welcoming a guest list of over 500 staff, students, family and friends ...

Wed 30 May 2018 Union of Students

What's the point of a panel debate?

Fri 11 May 2018 Welfare

Sports Awards 2018 - the winners

Wednesday 2 May saw the annual Team Derby Sports Awards take place at Derbyshire Cricket Ground, welcoming hundreds of students and staff to celebrate...

Thu 03 May 2018 Union Sports

By-Elections 2018 - The Results!

Tue 01 May 2018 Union of Students - Academic
Student Stress Student Stress Everywhere

Assignment 101

It's that time of year where deadlines are looming and you're trying to balance them along side everything else you're doing. Don't forget to take a b...

Mon 16 Apr 2018 Union of Students - Academic
 

Upcoming Events

Union of Students Freshers Fortnight 2018
15th September 9am - 29th September 5pm
Freshers Fortnight incoming!
Buxton Canoe & Kayak DUCK’s Beach Party
21st September 10pm - 29th September 1am
AMP Bar Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6EQ
This event is the event to kick of the new academic year. It will be a party hosted during freshers fortnight where everyone is invited. There will be music, fun and loads of games. The party starts at 10 pm on the 21st and will run until 1 am.
Basketball Men's Men's Basketball GIAG
26th September 8am - 9am
Sports Hall, Sports Centre, Ked Rd Campus
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Football Men's Football Men's Trials
26th September 9am - 3pm
Football Pitch, Sports Centre, Ked Rd Campus
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Union of Students Freshers Fair - Markeaton Street
26th September 10am - 3pm
Markeaton Street site, Derby
Freshers is renowned for being the biggest, busiest and most exciting two weeks of the academic calendar - and our Freshers Fairs are always awesome. FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR UNION! GRAB SOME FREEBIES! JOIN OUR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES!
Computing Computing Give it a Go Hackathon
26th September 1pm - 5pm
MS213/MS214
An opportunity to meet new and existing members, get started with some coding and see what the society has planned for the year.
Imagineers Imagineers Give it a Go
26th September 2pm - 7pm
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Ballroom & Latin Dance Ballroom & Latin Dance Give it a Go
26th September 5pm - 7pm
Kirtly Hall, Kedleston Road
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Anime and Manga Give It A Go session
26th September 5pm - 8pm
N405
New to the Anime Society? Want to find out what it's all about? Come along to this special taster to do just that! We'll be showing a "best of" selection of anime from last year, and would love to meet you!
Climbing Climbing GIAG
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Climing Wall, Sports Centre, Ked Rd Campus
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Musical Theatre Musical Theatre Give it a Go
26th September 7pm - 9pm
Markeaton Street
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Football Men's Football Men's Trials
27th September 9am - 5pm
Football Pitch, Sports Centre, Ked Rd Campus
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Union of Students Freshers Fair - Buxton
27th September 10am - 3pm
Buxton Dome
Freshers is renowned for being the biggest, busiest and most exciting two weeks of the academic calendar - and our Freshers Fairs are always awesome. FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR UNION! GRAB SOME FREEBIES! JOIN OUR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES!
Board and Card Gaming Board and Card Gaming Give It A Go
27th September 4pm - 7pm
N112
Wether you have never played a board or a card game before or are a complete expert this session is just a taster to see what we have on offer and meet this years committee
Quidditch Quidditch Give it a Go 1
27th September 4pm - 6pm
Kedleston Road
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme

Your officer trustees

Union President
Abby Wilson
Oversees the Union and all it does
Vice President (Community)
Charlie Bell
For RAG, volunteering and student media
Vice President (Activities)
Daniella Quill
Competitive sport and societies
Vice President (Welfare)
Jacob Blatherwick
Advice, health and more
Vice President (Education)
Scarlet Moss
For all things education and course based