Events in January

Thu 23rd January

International Student social
5pm - 7pm
One Friar Gate Square
An opportunity for international and all students to come together and celebrate the diversity of the University of Derby!

Fri 24th January

Social Lacrosse
3:30pm - 5pm
4G pitch Sports Centre
A social Lacrosse session for all students to try! Have a go in a fun, welcoming environment. No previous experience necessary.
Theatre Society Give It A Go
6pm - 8:30pm
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146.
Theatre Societies Give it a GO!

Sat 25th January

Archery Give it A Go
3pm - 4:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre
Archery taster session for £1 only!

Mon 27th January

Sherlock Holmes Auditions
27th January midnight - 31st January midnight
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146.
Theatre Societies Sherlock Holmes Auditions
Refreshers Fair: Derby
27th January 9am - 28th January 5pm
Atrium Kedleston Road
Meet your Union and a whole host of other organisations from around the city and across the country. Food, giveaways and information to kick 2020 off in style!
January sale in the Academy
27th January 10am - 31st January 5pm
Academy bar
25% off a number of delicious food and drink options in the Academy!
Social Volleyball
4pm - 5:30pm
Sports Centre Kedleston Road
A social Volleyball session for all students to try. Have a go in a fun, welcoming environment. No previous experience necessary.
Women' Football Give it a Go
4:30pm - 6pm
University of Derby Sports Centre 3G
SEARCHING ALL AMATEUR & PROFESSIONAL WOMENS FOOTBALLERS?? New Years resolution to get more involved in Team Derby university culture? Or just wanting to expand on your football ability? Everyone is welcome, so COME TO OUR GIVE IT A GO!
A conversation with Making A Murderer’s Jerry Buting
6pm - 9pm
FG201 One Friar Gate Square
Jerry Buting, defense attorney for the murder conviction case of Steven Avery - now known worldwide as the real-life protagonist of Netflix cult series hit “Making a Murderer”, will be coming to Derby for an exclusive Q&A!

Tue 28th January

Sherlock Holmes Auditions
27th January midnight - 31st January midnight
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146.
Theatre Societies Sherlock Holmes Auditions
Refreshers Fair: Derby
27th January 9am - 28th January 5pm
Atrium Kedleston Road
Meet your Union and a whole host of other organisations from around the city and across the country. Food, giveaways and information to kick 2020 off in style!
January sale in the Academy
27th January 10am - 31st January 5pm
Academy bar
25% off a number of delicious food and drink options in the Academy!
Candidate Training - Union Elections
noon - 1:30pm
Kedleston Road Site, Room N410
If you're thinking of running in the Union Elections, this is a MUST for all the info, tips and tricks on how to be successful!
Tea and Talk - with Union Advice and Student Wellbeing
4pm - 6pm
Upstairs in Blends
Returning after the Christmas break or beginning your time at University? Join the Union advice team and student wellbeing for a chat and some cake!

Wed 29th January

Sherlock Holmes Auditions
27th January midnight - 31st January midnight
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146.
Theatre Societies Sherlock Holmes Auditions
January sale in the Academy
27th January 10am - 31st January 5pm
Academy bar
25% off a number of delicious food and drink options in the Academy!
Positive Minds information event
10am - 11am
N410 Kedleston Road
Find out more about volunteering as a Positive Minds group facilitator at this informal information event! This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills, make a difference, boost your CV and gain experience in the field of mental health.
Refreshers Fair: OFGS
10am - 2pm
Blends OFGS
Meet your Union with lots of information about our fantastic Clubs and Societies. Enjoy food, giveaways and networking. Kick 2020 off in style!
British Animation Awards - Public Choice (Screening 1)
3pm - 5pm
MS125
A chance for YOU to vote for your favourite British short animation film and animated music video!

Thu 30th January

Sherlock Holmes Auditions
27th January midnight - 31st January midnight
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146.
Theatre Societies Sherlock Holmes Auditions
January sale in the Academy
27th January 10am - 31st January 5pm
Academy bar
25% off a number of delicious food and drink options in the Academy!
Market Trader days in the Atrium
30th January 9am - 7th May 5pm
Kedleston Road
Food, drink, gifts, clothing and more - with love from your Union
Refreshers Fair: Buxton
10am - 2pm
Buxton Dome
Meet your Union, University support services and a whole host of other organisations from the local area. Food, giveaways and information to kick 2020 off in style!
LGBTQ+ Society Welcome-back Meeting
6pm - 9pm
Friar Gate Campus
LGBTQ+ Society Welcome back meeting
Derby Olympics 2020 - Mukky Duck Club Night
9pm - midnight
Popworld. Friar Gate DE1 1FG
Sports Council are hosting the first sports event of the new year. Come dressed as your favourite Olympic sport, with all money raised will go to Union Sports.

Fri 31st January

Sherlock Holmes Auditions
27th January midnight - 31st January midnight
Markeaton Street Campus, MS146.
Theatre Societies Sherlock Holmes Auditions
January sale in the Academy
27th January 10am - 31st January 5pm
Academy bar
25% off a number of delicious food and drink options in the Academy!
Weekly Social - Coffee Morning
10am - noon
bear derby
WEEKLY SOCIAL Join us for our weekly social - hosting a different social each week of the month; Park Run, Dog Walk, Drinks, or a Coffee Morning!
Pint with the President - a Union Elections special
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Academy bar
Join your Union President for a drink and a chat in the Academy! If you want to find out more about the Union Elections, and what it is like being an Officer - this is your opportunity to ask all of those questions you've been mulling over.
Social Lacrosse
3:30pm - 5pm
4G pitch Sports Centre
A social Lacrosse session for all students to try! Have a go in a fun, welcoming environment. No previous experience necessary.
Women's Futsal Give it a Go
4pm - 5:30pm
University of Derby Sports Centre Sports Hall
New Years resolution to get more involved in Team Derby university culture? Or just wanting to expand on your footballing ability by a smaller, intense game? Want to learn more about futsal? Everyone is welcome, so COME TO OUR GIVE IT A GO!
Occupational Therapy - Fashion Show Fund Raiser
6pm - 8pm
Derby Uni
* JANUARY CHARITY FUNDRAISER * We are hosting a fashion show! Start the New Year fresh by bringing in your old clothes to auction off for charity. Optionally, you can model them on the runway! We are accepting clothes/accessories donations from Ja
First Meet & Greet
7pm - 9pm
Kedleston Road, B227
Come along to our FREE Meet and Greet at the end of Refreshers Week! Refresh those batteries with some free cookies and good company! Bring all your friends and everyone you know and let's have some fun!

Sun 2nd February

Weekly Social - Dog Walk
10am - noon
Markeaton Park - Derby
WEEKLY SOCIAL Join us for our weekly social - hosting a different social each week of the month; Park Run, Dog Walk, Drinks, or a Coffee Morning!
Chrome Royale Inter-Uni Pole Fitness Competition
11:30am - 5pm
The Fishpond - Matlock Bath

Mon 3rd February

Candidate Training - Union Elections
11:30am - 1pm
Kedleston Road Site, Room N111
If you're thinking of running in the Union Elections, this is a MUST for all the info, tips and trick on how to be successful!

Wed 5th February

Candidate Training - Union Elections
1pm - 2:30pm
Kedleston Road Site, Room N410
If you're thinking of running in the Union Elections, this is a MUST for all the info, tips and trick on how to be successful!
British Animation Awards - Public Choice (Screening 2)
3pm - 5:30pm
MS125
A chance for YOU to vote for your favourite British short animation film and animated music video!
Our First Meeting of the Year!
8pm - 10pm
Drum Hill Scout Campsite, Morely Lane, Little Eaton
Our first meeting of 2020. Fire lighting, fire cooking and games night.
Welcome (Back) Party
8:30pm - 11:30pm
The Loft, Orange Tree
Join us for our semi-annul Welcome (Back) Party over at the Orange Tree!

Mon 10th February

Candidate Training - Union Elections
2pm - 3:30pm
Kedleston Road Site, Room N414
If you're thinking of running in the Union Elections, this is a MUST for all the info, tips and trick on how to be successful!

Wed 12th February

Student Summit: Love your Ideas
2pm - 4pm
Kedleston Road Campus, Room OL2
Vote on key ideas from our Ideas Forum on HUGE changes to your university life. If you want your say on the future of YOUR experience, you cannot miss this. All University of Derby students are invited!

Fri 14th February

Occupational Therapy - Valentines Social
6pm - 8pm
Derby Uni - Kedleston Road
* FEBRUARY SOCIAL * Celebrate Valentines Day with us, through speed-mating! Drinks and snacks will be provided, for a night of games and challenges whilst you make new friends! £1 entry, FREE to members!

Sat 15th February

Weekly Social - Park Run
9am - 10am
Markeaton Park - Derby
WEEKLY SOCIAL Join us for our weekly social - hosting a different social each week of the month; Park Run, Dog Walk, Drinks, or a Coffee Morning!

Tue 18th February

Weekly Social - Coffee Morning
noon - 2pm
Blends
WEEKLY SOCIAL Join us for our weekly social - hosting a different social each week of the month; Park Run, Dog Walk, Drinks, or a Coffee Morning!

Thu 20th February

Inform* Rehabilitation for the Blind and NHS Management
5pm - 6pm
ROOM B125
* FEBRUARY EDUCATION * Geoff Nixon shares his experiences as a Rehabilitation Worker for the Blind, and over 37 years of NHS experience. FREE to members. £2.50 Non-members. Room B125!
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