Union Advice

The Union of Student’s Advice team provides a free, confidential advice and support service for all University of Derby Students. This includes Buxton and Leek College students, Access, University of Derby Online Learners, and students studying at Partnership Colleges around the world.

Independent to the University, our advice is completely impartial for any student seeking advice, support and information on a range of issues and concerns. Our main areas of advice include; academic issues including offences, appeals and issues affecting personal studies; student conduct, complaints and disciplinaries.

We can also support and signpost for many other issues including finance, housing and wellbeing.

Contact us

Derby Students - You will find us based at Kedleston Road, under Blends Coffee Shop, weekdays 10.00-4.00pm. Pop along to InfoPoint for information about booking an appointment.

We’re often very busy, so we advise to book an appointment in advance.

Book an appointment online

Other sites

Buxton Students – Our Buxton advisor is on-site weekly for face-to-face appointlments and our Derby advisors can offer telephone appointments at other times, to book an appointment please call 01332 591507, pop into one of the Union offices in the Dome, or use our online booking form.

Chesterfield Students – Our advisors currently have limited on-site time in Chesterfield, however, our Derby advisors can offer weekly dedicated telephone appointments to our students in Chesterfield, to book an appointment please call 01332 591507 or use our online booking form.

Online and Partnership Students – Please email advice@derbyunion.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.