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Anonymous marking: FAQs

Your Union President has successfully lobbied the university to re-introduce anonymous marking starting in the academic year 2019/20. All summative...

Fri 11 Jan 2019 Union of Students

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

Insect Show!

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

Mon 08 Oct 2018 Biosciences
 

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.
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.
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 Elections: Ask the Officers
7th February 1pm - 4pm
E907
Dumbledore's Army Back to uni social
8th February 8:30pm - 11pm
67 Bridge Street
Harry Potter themed welcome to uni social at 67 Bridge street there will be themed cocktails and mocktails on the evening
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Occupational Therapy Drs Madeleine Duncan, Jennifer Creek and Kit Sinclair: Occupational Therapy Lecture Tour 2019
18th March 1pm - 4pm
Derby University Kedleston Road
Drs Madeleine Duncan, Jennifer Creek and Kit Sinclair: Occupational Therapy Lecture Tour 2019
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Occupational Therapy Jennifer Creek, Drs Madeleine Duncan and Kit Sinclair: Occupational Therapy Lecture Tour 2019
18th March 1pm - 4pm
HEAP Lecture Theatre
Three occupational therapists from three continents, Europe, Africa and Asia, will be presenting their work at occupational therapy departments and institutions of higher education around Europe.
Archery Archery GIAG
6th April 3pm - 4:30pm
Strugess Field (by Markeaton Street Campus)
Try out or sports clubs and societies with our Give it a Go programme

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