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

Please note: We are currently unable to provide face-to-face appointments. We would advise all students regardless of where, or how, you study to book appointments via our online form link below.

Alternatively, you can call us on 01332 591507 to book an appointment if you would prefer to speak to someone directly.

Book an appointment online

Advice Events

Advice Consent Training
3rd February 2pm - 4pm
Online
This session will provide students with an understanding of what consent means, understand the impact of sexual harassment and violence and equip students with the knowledge on how to report and find support.
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ATTR – Virtual (online) Event
Advice Student Minds’ Look After your Mate Training
17th February 10:30am - 1pm
Online
Look After Your Mate is a workshop for students who are looking to support their friend or peers at university who may be struggling with their mental health. The session gives students the skills, knowledge and confidence to support these individual
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ATTR – Virtual (online) Event
Advice Eating Disorder Training
3rd March 11am - 1pm
Online
This session will provide students with a better understanding of different eating disorders and what signs and symptoms to look for and understand how to support students/friends with eating disorders.
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ATTR – Virtual (online) Event
Advice Student Minds’ Look After your Mate Training
17th March 1pm - 3:30pm
Online
Look After Your Mate is a workshop for students who are looking to support their friend or peers at university who may be struggling with their mental health. The session gives students the skills, knowledge and confidence to support these individual
Buy Tickets
ATTR – Virtual (online) Event
Advice Consent Training
14th April 10am - noon
Online
This session will provide students with an understanding of what consent means, understand the impact of sexual harassment and violence and equip students with the knowledge on how to report and find support.
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ATTR – Virtual (online) Event
Advice Student Minds’ Look After your Mate Training
28th April noon - 2:30pm
Online
Look After Your Mate is a workshop for students who are looking to support their friend or peers at university who may be struggling with their mental health. The session gives students the skills, knowledge and confidence to support these individual
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ATTR – Virtual (online) Event
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