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Closure of The Dome Shop

Thu 12 Jul 2018 Union of Students

Students Embark on Life Changing Trip to Fiji!

This summer nine students will embark on a trip of a lifetime to Fiji thanks to the Union working in partnership with the Think Pacific charity....

Tue 10 Jul 2018 Union of Students

RAG Raise £71,831.79!!!

Raise and Give (RAG) are proud to announce the current total fundraised by students this academic year is £71,831.79!!!...

Thu 05 Jul 2018 Raise and Give

*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

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

Upcoming Events

Staff Leadership Retreat
14th August 9am - 15th August 4pm
YHA Hartington Hall
A 2 day and 1 night retreat to a YHA Hartington Hall comprising of Leadership activities, team-building and sessions aimed at developing and enhancing your skills and knowledge. (TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE - PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAILS REGULARLY)
Union of Students Positive Minds Training
21st August 10am - 22nd August 4pm
Student Minds volunteer opportunity to be trained and then deliver the Positive Minds Training to students.
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
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