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The Union Awards: Education, tickets selling fast!

Students and staff have been nominated and many have already bought tickets - last year was a sell-out, purchase yours now!...

Fri 17 May 2019 Education

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

Sleep-out for Padley - breaking down negative misconceptions

We've had our sleep-out now, but how much have we raised, and what have we learned?...

Wed 15 May 2019 Union of Students - Community

The results are in...

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

Mon 13 May 2019 Student Voice

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

Would you like to be a programme rep?

Are you a programme rep and want to continue as one next year, or keen to start? We're recruiting candidates now......

Tue 16 Apr 2019 Student Voice

We're representing you... in Buxton!

The Union of Students, particularly the Buxton Part Time Officers, hosted a Student Forum event at Buxton campus with a wide range of supportive unive...

Fri 12 Apr 2019 Student Voice

HOW many votes??!?

Find out how many votes were cast in the elections and where they came from!...

Fri 05 Apr 2019 Student Voice

We’re representing you! A few more answered questions from your feedback…

Your questions and ideas answered: including feedback about IT, timetables, security and events at other sites....

Fri 22 Mar 2019 Student Voice

Sleep-Out for Padley

The Union of Students are sleeping rough on the floor outside the Derby Cathedral to raise money for padley! Wanna get involved? Read more for info......

Mon 18 Mar 2019 Union of Students - Community

RAG chosen charities - applications now OPEN!

Every year RAG works with new chosen charities, raising lots of money for them and working alongside them to spread their important message. Applicati...

Fri 15 Mar 2019 Raise and Give

Upcoming events

Nursing RCN Congress
20th May 8am - 22nd May 8pm
The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool
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Occupational Therapy Coffee Morning ''Fundraising for the Alzheimers Society''
20th May 2pm - 4pm
Broadway Baptist Church (166 Broadway, Derby, DE22 1BP)
The Derby Occupational Therapy Society will be hosting a Coffee Morning: The event will include: . Hot drinks . Cake . Entertainment . Tombola . Raffle
Occupational Therapy Beyond the classroom: Finding my professional feet and trekking your own path
21st May 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Derby University Kedleston Road Room N109
Guest speaker Thomas Hawksworth - how he found his professional feet in his current role in CAHMS Eating Disorders
Union of Students Positive Minds Training
22nd May 9am - 23rd May 5pm
Student Minds volunteer opportunity to be trained and then deliver the Positive Minds Training to students. DEADLINE 10TH MAY!
Law Law Society Annual Law Ball
24th May 7pm - 11:59pm
The Derby Conference Centre
Final few tickets left!! It is time to announce the date and location for this year's annual Law Ball! Come and join us for the most formal event of the year at... The Derby Conference Centre!
Student Voice The Union Awards: Education
29th May 6pm - 10pm
Derby Theatre
The Union Awards: Education is a celebration of student led excellence in learning and teaching.
Business Derby Business Society Ball
1st June midnight - 2nd June midnight
Derby Conference Centre
Derby Business Society Black Tie Ball
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Quidditch 7th Annual Mercian Cup
1st June 8am - 6pm
Markeaton Park, Derby
Welcome to the 7th Annual Mercian Quidditch Cup! Be ready to party like its 2012 and bring your best dad dancing moves!
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Union of Students BLC Fest
17th June noon - 4pm
Buxton Dome
Join us for an afternoon of entertainment, activities and chill-out room, awards and student showcases.

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