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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

Community Awards Winners

Check out the winners from this year's Community Awards...

Mon 16 Apr 2018 Union of Students

Fundraising Top Tips!

Check out some fundraising top tips from Charlotte, your Vice-president (Community)...

Tue 27 Mar 2018 Raise and Give

Derby wins Varsity!

Derby crush Northampton 20-9!...

Thu 22 Mar 2018 Sports

Union Elections 2018

Check out who's been elected to represent you for 2018/19...

Thu 08 Mar 2018 Elections

Top 5 reasons to Volunteer whilst you're a student!

When people hear the word volunteering they think of litter picking or helping old people, but some of you are probably volunteering in your day to da...

Thu 22 Feb 2018 Union of Students

Programme Rep Conference Q&A

Your questions from the Programme Rep Conference answered...

Wed 24 Jan 2018 Union of Students


Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to represent you, your course or a group of people? It’s time to give them some recognition for all thei...

Fri 01 Dec 2017 Union of Students - Academic


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

Upcoming Events

Paintball X Lasertag PxL Lasertag session
24th April 7:50pm - 10pm
(Megazone Derby) Willows Sports Centre, opposite Derby College
£4 for two hours of lasertag and food If you want to bring friends from outside the society it will be £11 each for them. Hope to see you all there :)
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Union of Students Panel Debate: Sexual Harassment
26th April 4pm - 6pm
N513, Kedleston Road Campus
Join us for our final Panel Debates of the spring: 23 April - Homophobia in Sport (Is University Sport inclusive?) 26 April - Sexual Harassment (#MeToo - Now What?) Food and refreshments provided. Pre-booking not required, just come along.
Musical Theatre Musical Theatre Show (Evening)
27th April 7pm - 9pm
Academy Bar, DE22 1GB
Omigod You Guys
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Musical Theatre Musical Theatre Show (Matinee)
28th April 1pm - 3pm
Academy Bar, DE22 1GB
Omigod You Guys
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Psychology Psychology Ball
4th May 7pm - midnight
Academy Bar, Keddleston Road
End of year celebrations with a Hollywood red carpet theme - We would love to see you all there!
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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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Union of Students Union Awards: Education
24th May 7pm - 10pm
Derby Theatre
Come and join us for a celebration of student led excellence in learning and teaching
Nursing Cocktail masterclass
25th May 7pm - 9pm
Revolution Derby
Discover expert cocktail making secrets and learn about the best premium spirits and fresh, fruity ingredients. You’ll be shown how to create the dreamiest flavour combos – and have a damn good time doing so!
Law Law Society Ball
25th May 7pm - 11:59pm
Pride Park Stadium, Derby, UK
Our annual Law Society Ball, traditionally held close to the end of the examination period this event is the event that we all look forward to. After Purchase:
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Union of Students Positive Minds Training
31st May 10am - 1st June 4pm
?The Positive Minds course has been designed to give students the skills they need to keep low mood at bay. The course has been developed using material from Students Against Depression which provides award-winning information and self-help resources
Nursing Alton Towers
29th June 9am - 6pm
Alton Towers
Return coach and entry into Alton Towers included! Members - £28 Non-members - £33
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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