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Law Society trip to Winter Wonderland - Open to non members.

The law society are travelling to London to attend the Winter Wonderland. The price for non-members of the society is just £20. That's right just ...

Fri 16 Nov 2018 Law

If you had one question?

If you could ask the Union and University leadership teams one question what would it be?...

Thu 15 Nov 2018 Student Leadership

Does size matter?

Is it really that important - what do you think?...

Thu 15 Nov 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Winter Wonderland Trip

As Christmas is my most favourite time of year, we have put together a trip to Winter Wonderland in London for all you lovely people! Let’s all get...

Wed 14 Nov 2018 Law

More water anyone?

Another Officer win! We've secured more water fountains across the Derby campuses...

Thu 25 Oct 2018 Union of Students

24 hour Library at Ked Rd!

Huge win! We've been working with the Library to get you longer opening hours...

Mon 22 Oct 2018 Union of Students

How I got involved and became a rep and hero!

Aaron Spencer (bottom left), welcome hero and programme rep talks about his experience with union and how you can get involved too....

Wed 17 Oct 2018 Union of Students - Academic

What means the most to Derby students?

What do Derby students want to change about their experience at the University of Derby and how can it be done? Read more!...

Mon 15 Oct 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Unions wins International Women's Day award

The Union of Students has been announced as a winner in the International Women’s Day’s #PressforProgress Best Practice Competition...

Mon 15 Oct 2018 Union of Students

Insect Show!

2018 Derby and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society Annual Insect Show!...

Mon 08 Oct 2018 Biosciences

Derby Internship Programme is now live

Mon 08 Oct 2018 Biosciences

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

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

Upcoming Events

Union of Students Markeaton Street Student Forum
19th November 4pm - 6pm
Markeaton Street, MS015
An opportunity for Markeaton students and reps to discuss their wider student experience together and discuss with staff ahead of rep conference in Derby November 28.
Marketing Bowling
20th November 3pm - 4pm
Hollywood Bowl
Join the Marketing Society and have fun bowling and socialising with like minded marketers!
Board and Card Gaming Board and Card Gaming Weekly Meet
20th November 4pm - 7pm
Weekly Meet
Snowsports Recreation
20th November 7pm - 10pm
Tamworth Snodome
Union of Students Student Summit
21st November 1pm - 3pm
Summit is a biannual meeting where 30 students come together to make decisions on behalf of students at Derby.
Islamic Does Islamphobia exist in Britian?
21st November 2:30pm - 4pm
November is Islamphobia Awareness month and we have a guest speaker to discuss if Islamphobia is even an issue?
Student Voice Buxton Student Voice Forum
21st November 3pm - 5pm
Buxton Dome, DO/116c
An opportunity for Buxton students and reps to discuss their wider student experience together and with senior Buxton staff ahead of rep conference in Derby November 28. Is it also an opportunity to meet with senior staff over drinks and nibbles.
Motorsport Go Karting - Daytona Tamworth
21st November 3pm - 6pm
Daytona Tamworth
Go Karting at Daytona Tamworth - 10 min quali/practice 25min Grand Prix style race!
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Board and Card Gaming Board and Card Gaming Weekly Meet
22nd November 4pm - 7pm
Weekly Meet
Marketing Develop your marketing career - networking event
22nd November 5pm - 9pm
Sheffield, S1 2ND
Discover the wide range of jobs that marketers do, match your skills and aptitudes to the right role for you and discover how to get a start in marketing and turn it into a successful career.
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Anime and Manga MCM Birmingham
24th November 7:30am - 6pm
The NEC (National Exhibition Centre), Birmingham, B40 1NT
It's time for our first big trip to MCM Comic-Con Birmingham! Join us for pop culture, anime and much much more!
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Union of Students Societies London Trip
24th November 8am - 6pm
Human Biology, Biosciences, Geological, Geography and Marketing Society trip to London
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Law Law Soc does Winter Wonderland (London)
24th November 8:30am - 6pm
Hyde Park, London.
We're are going to WINTER WONDERLAND and YOU are Invited. The coach will leave 1FGS @ 08:30 and we will return by no later than 18:00. The event is open to both members and non-members*. Grab yourself a cheap trip to London !!!
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Union of Students Postgrad Networking Event and Quiz
27th November 6pm - 8pm
The Orange Tree, Derby, DE1 1EH
Free networking event with light refreshments!
Union of Students Programme Rep Conference
28th November 9:30am - 5:30pm
Kedleston Road, various (registration in atrium).
Rep Conference is a fantastic opportunity offered to the Union Programme Reps to give you a variety of exclusive opportunities and to reward you for volunteering in your role.

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