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Top 5 reasons to Volunteer whilst you're a student!

When people hear the word volunteering they think of litter picking or helping old people, but some of you are probably volunteering in your day to da...

Thu 22 Feb 2018 Union of Students

Let's talk about bananas

Your Vice-president (Welfare) shares her experiences of visiting the Fair Trade Supporter's Conference...

Fri 26 Jan 2018 Union of Students

Programme Rep Conference Q&A

Your questions from the Programme Rep Conference answered...

Wed 24 Jan 2018 Union of Students


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
Students fundraising for CHICKS

Bye Gaujcher, hello Community Contribution Points

If any of you were about the University during the elections period, there’s a high chance you caught some Gaujcher action but just like the Union it'...

Mon 06 Nov 2017 Union of Students

Free Public Speaking Workshop

Back, by popular demand, is the Law Society's Public Speaking Training Workshop....

Wed 18 Oct 2017 Law

Law Society Membership Update

The Law Society are celebrating breaking through the 100 member barrier....

Tue 10 Oct 2017 Law

Making friends

Check out the latest blog from Abby, your Vice-President (Welfare)...

Thu 31 Aug 2017 Union of Students

A new era

It's exciting times at your Union of Students...

Wed 26 Jul 2017 Union of Students


We now have a regular meeting time. This means every week on Tuesdays @ 5pm we will be seeing each other. The location for each week will be determine...

Tue 11 Oct 2016 We Are Uncharted

Remember to 'Tap In'

For this academic year, the University are introducing a new system for attendance monitoring...

Mon 10 Oct 2016 Union of Students

Make a difference by saving water

As part of the University of Derby’s Water Saving Campaign, Derby University has been working in partnership with Severn Trent Water to help you save ...

Wed 28 Sep 2016 Sustainability

Sports Club Taster Sessions

Thinking about joining a sports club?...

Thu 15 Sep 2016 Sports

IMPORTANT: Phishing Alert

Please be aware of a new email scam taking place across universities...

Tue 14 Jun 2016 Union of Students

Upcoming Events

Walking Radbourne Walk
25th February 10am - 4pm
Meeting outside of Kedleston Road main entrance, between the door and bus stop
A shorter 7.5 mile walk through the countryside around Radbourne and Mackworth. Starts and ends at Kedleston Road. Please wear sensible footwear, water and a packed lunch are a must.
Biosciences BioScience Nature Reserve Trip
28th February 1:15am - 5:15am
Attenborough Nature Reserve
Trip to Attenborough Nature Reserve
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Rock Rock Society Quiz Night
28th February 8pm - 11pm
67 Bridge Street
Nursing Escape Rooms
1st March 7pm - 9pm
Make Your Escape - Derby
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Union of Students Sport Unites US Colour Dash
2nd March 1pm - 4pm
Get covered in a rainbow of paint as you run around Markeaton Park!
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Buxton Multicultural Stratford Upon Avon & Warwick
3rd March 8am - 8pm
Visit birthplace of Shakespeare and historic town Warwick with its magnificent castle.
Paintball X Lasertag PxL Paintball Extravaganza
4th March 8:15am - 4pm
Kedleston Road University Campus Entrance
Come join the Paintball X Lasertag Society on what everyone's been asking for; a long awaited Paintball event!
Union of Students Fresh and Local
9th March 9am - 4pm
Kedleston Road
featuring local growers and chefs based in Derby
Union of Students Religious Diversity and Anti-Discrimination Training
13th March 10am - 12:30pm
Multi Faith Centre
An interactive session providing an opportunity to learn about faith traditions and a chance to explore some of the difficult questions they bring with them.
Paintball X Lasertag PxL Lasertag session
15th March 7:50pm - 10pm
(Megazone Derby) Willows Sports Centre, opposite Derby College
£4 for two hours of lasertag and food If you want to bring friends from outside the society it will be £11 each for them. Hope to see you all there :)
Geological University of Derby Geological Assembly
17th March 10am - 4pm
Kedleston Road
The Geological Society, in association with the GSL, will be holding its first assembly. 5 lecturers from all over the country will be coming to Derby to host a variety of lectures on their study area.
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Union of Students Derby hits Amsterdam PT 2
22nd March midnight - 25th March midnight
Back by popular demand!
Cheerleading Join the Ravens at Nationals
31st March 9am - 7pm
International Centre, Telford
Come join the Ravens for a cheer competition day where you can experience the world of cheerleading and see what the hype is all about.
Imagineers D.I.G.S Trip To Nationals
6th April 5pm - 8th April 8pm
Bradford University
Derby's Imagineers and Gaming Societies will be hosting our annual trip to the National Student Roleplaying and Wargaming Championships hosted at Bradford this year.
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Paintball X Lasertag PxL Lasertag session
10th April 7:50pm - 10pm
(Megazone Derby) Willows Sports Centre, opposite Derby College
£4 for two hours of lasertag and food If you want to bring friends from outside the society it will be £11 each for them. Hope to see you all there :)

Your officer trustees

Union President
Grace Suszek
Oversees the Union and all it does
Vice President (Community)
Charlotte Gauja
For Societies, RAG and Student Media
Vice President (Sport)
Connor Todd
Competitive sport and BUCS games
Vice President (Welfare)
Abby Wilson
Advice, health and more
Vice President (Academic Affairs)
Megan Hill
For all things education and course based