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Are any meetings ever really extraordinary?

The Union is having an Extraordinary General Meeting to potentially make important changes ahead of our upcoming elections. Be there to have your say....

Fri 18 Jan 2019 Union of Students - Academic

New year, new you? Maybe all you need is a new role...

I think most of us go in to the New Year hoping to be an improved version of ourselves - Fitter, Happier, More Productive.... It can be hard to kee...

Thu 10 Jan 2019 Student Leadership

The Union Awards - Education. Nominate staff and reps now!

You can nominate staff members who have gone above and beyond to support you or student reps who work hard to represent your academic interests....

Thu 03 Jan 2019 Union of Students - Academic

How we represented your interests - technology

The union exists to represent your interests, from academic to advice, social to support and a lot more. Here is how we have been working with the Uni...

Wed 02 Jan 2019 Student Leadership

Forget the holidays - Elections are coming!

Nominations are open now! Could you represent University of Derby students?...

Mon 17 Dec 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Rep Conference

Last week we hosted Rep Conference and it was so lovely to see so many of you there (especially in your red Rep t-shirts!) Here is a bit of a summary ...

Wed 05 Dec 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Markeaton Street Students - We listened to you!

On Monday 19th November, a group of elected student representatives based at Markeaton Street held a forum on the biggest issues affecting their stude...

Fri 30 Nov 2018 Student Leadership

Know your rep week - Buxton student feedback and follow-up

On Wednesday 21st November a group of elected representatives based at Buxton held a forum on the biggest issues affecting their student experience. T...

Thu 29 Nov 2018 Student Leadership

Know your rep week - summit outcomes

As part of 'know your rep week' last week we held a student summit to discuss the weighty issues of buses, crèches and napping. Here's what went down....

Mon 26 Nov 2018 Union of Students - Academic

Does size matter?

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

Thu 15 Nov 2018 Union of Students - Academic

The Dome Shop closure

The Dome shop may have closed, but you can still purchase items at the Buxton campus!...

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
 

Upcoming Events

Union of Students Beat the Blues
22nd January noon - 1:30pm
Buxton Dome
Join the Union and Support services on the Dome Floor 22nd January 12pm - 1:30pm. Fun, games, free hot chocolate and marshmallows on the Dome floor to help banish the blues! Support and information available.
Netball Netball Give It A Go/Re-trials
22nd January 5:30pm - 7pm
Sports Centre, Kedleston Road
Try out our sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Union Societies Societies Varsity 2019
23rd January 9am - 7pm
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Union of Students Positive Minds Training
23rd January 10am - 24th January 4pm
Student Minds volunteer opportunity to be trained and then deliver the Positive Minds Training to students.
Archery Archery GIAG
26th January 3pm - 4:30pm
Sports Hall, Sports Centre, Ked Rd Campus
Try out our sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Pole Fitness Chrome Royale
27th January 12:30pm - 6pm
The Fishpond - Matlock Bath
Our Annual Inter-university charity competition, Chrome Royale, is back!
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Primary Education Places of Worship in Derby
28th January 9:45am - 3pm
Open Centre Derby (152, Pear Treet Road, Derby, DE23 6QD)
This event is a wonderful opportunity to visit Places of Worship in Derby and get the chance to learn more about teaching: - E.A.L - Faith based Activities - Promoting British Values - BREXIT Issues - Local Community
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Union of Students Refreshers Fair - Derby
28th January 10am - 4pm
Atrium, Kedleston Road
A January welcome to all new and returning students; get ready for a great new year at uni with some of the hottest brands around. We'll have information stalls and plenty of freebies, student offers and of course...pizza!
Union of Students Union Elections - Candidate Training
29th January 1pm - 3pm
Kedleston Road Campus, Room E604
Running or thinking of running for a role in the Union Elections? Then Candidate Training is a MUST! Come along and find out all about what to do, how to write a manifesto, how to effectively campaign, key tips and much more.
Lacrosse Lacrosse Give it a go
29th January 5:30pm - 7:30pm
4G Pitch, Sports Centre, Kedleston Road Campus
Try out our sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Climbing Climbing Give it a go
30th January 7pm - 9pm
Sports Centre, Kedleston Road
Try out our sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme
Union of Students Refreshers Fair - Buxton
31st January 10am - 3pm
Buxton Dome
A January welcome to all new and returning students; get ready for a great new year at uni with some of the best brands around. We'll have information stalls and plenty of food, freebies and student offers!
Snowsports AFTERJAM
2nd February 3pm - 10pm
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Union of Students Union Elections - Candidate Training
4th February 1pm - 3pm
Kedleston Road Campus, Room TBC
Running or thinking of running for a role in the Union Elections? Then Candidate Training is a MUST! Come along and find out all about what to do, how to write a manifesto, how to effectively campaign, key tips and much more.
Student Voice Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM)
5th February 4pm - 5pm
TBC
The Union is having an Extraordinary General Meeting to potentially make important changes ahead of our upcoming elections. Be there to have your say...

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