News

So, what happened at our debate?

Our ‘Have an Opinion’ debate on ‘value for money at university’ was held on Wednesday and here is a quick summary of what happened…

 
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 keep on top of those goals (I think my swearing off chocolate came crashing down to earth at about 7pm on New Year's Day) but the Union can help give you a goal that you can stick to -with our paid and voluntary roles which you can put yourself forward for, well... right now!

Read this article to find out more...

 
Water Fountains, 24hr Library, Microwaves… and loads of other ways we represented you last term!

The Union exists to represent your academic interests, which includes anything and everything that affects your time at university. Through our Programme Reps, student forums, Part Time Officers, students using the online Ideas Forum and through our 5 Officers we have made some amazing changes from student feedback just in this term alone!

 
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 University to improve your IT experience.

 
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 student experience, and the experience of the Markeaton Street student body.

 
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. They spoke about a wide range of topics and received a direct response from a panel of University and Union staff.

 
When Sunil met Lizzie - a Union proposal

Today (8th February), we witnessed our first ever Union proposal - with student Sunil popping the question to girlfriend Lizzie in Blends at Kedleston Road.

 
I love myself because...

Find out more about our Valentines Event, and what students and staff had to say!

 
Ebikes celebrates 100,000 miles

Two new docking stations are due to be installed as part of the Derby ebikes scheme which has seen riders travel 100,000 miles in total since the scheme was launched.

 
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.

 
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 of the day and the feedback we have taken on board.

 
Does size matter?

Is it really that important - what do you think?

 
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.

 
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!