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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

Work with us! Loads of awesome job vacancies live NOW

The Union of Students employs over 100 members of staff, who all strive to put students first and improve the university experience for all. Join ...

Fri 03 Aug 2018 Union of Students

End of College of Engineering and Technology project

This summer the Union of Students have been working with the College of Engineering and Technology and the University of Derby on a project which was ...

Thu 26 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

#REPognition

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
 

Upcoming Events

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 https://www.chicks.org.uk/ (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 Fair - Chesterfield
13th September 10am - 2pm
St Helena, Chesterfield
Enjoy our Freshers Fair at the beautiful St Helena site in Chesterfield. FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR UNION! GRAB SOME FREEBIES! JOIN OUR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES!
Union of Students Freshers Fortnight 2018
15th September 9am - 29th September 5pm
Freshers Fortnight incoming!
Freshers Beach Party
15th September 9pm - 4am
Ditch the parents and get yourselves down to your Union bar for the first student event of the year!
Freshers Comedy Night at The Academy ft Darren Harriott
18th September 8pm - 2am
The launch of this year’s Comedy nights at the Academy, featuring Darren Harriott and Andrew bird
Freshers UV Party ft Philip George & Shift K3Y
21st September 9:30pm - 4am
Head to your Union bar, The Academy for an evening not to be missed with Philip George and Shift K3Y!
Buxton Canoe & Kayak DUCK’s Beach Party
21st September 10pm - 29th September 1am
AMP Bar Buxton Derbyshire SK17 6EQ
This event is the event to kick of the new academic year. It will be a party hosted during freshers fortnight where everyone is invited. There will be music, fun and loads of games. The party starts at 10 pm on the 21st and will run until 1 am.
Union of Students Freshers Fair - Kedleston Road
24th September 9am - 25th September 4pm
Kedleston Road site, Derby
Freshers is renowned for being the biggest, busiest and most exciting two weeks of the academic calendar - and our Freshers Fairs are always awesome. FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR UNION! GRAB SOME FREEBIES! EAT SOME PIZZA! JOIN OUR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES!
Union of Students Freshers Fair - Markeaton Street
26th September 10am - 3pm
Markeaton Street site, Derby
Freshers is renowned for being the biggest, busiest and most exciting two weeks of the academic calendar - and our Freshers Fairs are always awesome. FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR UNION! GRAB SOME FREEBIES! JOIN OUR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES!
Union of Students Freshers Fair - Buxton
27th September 10am - 3pm
Buxton Dome
Freshers is renowned for being the biggest, busiest and most exciting two weeks of the academic calendar - and our Freshers Fairs are always awesome. FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR UNION! GRAB SOME FREEBIES! JOIN OUR CLUBS AND SOCIETIES!
Freshers Comedy Night at The Academy - Headliner TBC
27th September 8pm - 2am
The comedy nights continue at the Academy, headliner TBC
Freshers Freshers' Ball ft James Hype
28th September 10pm - 6am
Set over 2 venues, with 4 rooms of madness this is definitely not one to be missed

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