Articles from University of Derby

Placement brings new clarity on inclusion and wellbeing

A role emerging placement is when students go into work environments where their profession has never been before and carve out a role for themselves. This blog details how four Occupational Therapy students did this within the Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing team and contributed hugely to the University’s wellbeing agenda. @DerbyUni

Top ten tips for new online students

If you are new to online learning, you may be wondering what you can expect from the experience. @DerbyUni we want to make the transition easy for new online students.

Taking entrepreneurship to new levels across the UK

Taking an #entrepreneurial outlook to weather the perfect storm  After such a difficult nine months for many firms, a coronavirus vaccine now being made available to the public presents a chance to focus on what can be done to not only rebuild the SME sector but to take it to new levels of entrepreneurship across the UK – even if Brexit poses a renewed challenge.

Seeking out opportunities to succeed

University of Derby (@DerbyUni) graduate David Hambling is the owner of The Joy of Pages, a publishing services company based in Derbyshire. He set up his business with the help of our Be The Boss programme. Here, he recounts his journey.

Balancing my studies alongside being a professional athlete

@DerbyUni's Abby Harris details how she balances studying Psychology, as well as being a professional badminton player on the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. Starting out I know when most students talk about their first year at university, they talk about being independent and finding their own feet. This could be perhaps paying their own bills for the first time, learning how to cook, making new friends or even just exploring a new environment.

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