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Honorary Life Memberships Awarded

Mon 11 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

Societies Annual General Meeting

Find out what happened in the Societies Annual General Meeting...

Thu 10 May 2018 Societies

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

Union Elections 2018

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

Thu 08 Mar 2018 Elections

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

Upcoming Events

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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Union of Students Leadership Residential Weekend
7th September noon - 9th September 4pm
Chicks (Meet at Kedleston Road)
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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Union of Students Freshers Fortnight 2018
15th September 9am - 29th September 5pm
Freshers Fortnight incoming!

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