Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby has built on their region’s heritage of innovation to provide industry-relevant, expert teaching, from foundation and undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and research
Derby’s academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure students are ready for a successful career. They offer a wide range of subjects which will help students develop the skills and confidence to aim high.
Home to more than 1,700 international students from 100 countries, Derby is proud to be the UK's best modern university for multi-cultural learning and Top 10 in the world for international student learning experience, (ISB 2018).
Derby has an exciting range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses, which subjects including business, arts, engineering, science and much more.
The new Derby Business School is set to open in 2024, serving as an international centre of excellence. In a prime city centre location, the Business School will also be a focal point for Derby’s business community, providing a place where students can network with and learn from local business leaders and entrepreneurs.
Life in Derby
Derby is compact, multicultural and diverse, with both city life and countryside combined. There are lots of shops, restaurants and cafes, and entertainment and bars located close to university and accommodation sites. It’s also one of the most affordable cities in the UK with a low cost of living.
Derby is renowned as a centre for innovation, with global companies such as Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier based there. Its central location means that it is easily accessible by rail and road.
Services for International Students
At Derby, students will find lots of services, advice and social activities to help with settling into life in the UK. You will discover secure, affordable accommodation in their excellent halls of residence.
There’s also an airport pick up service for new international starters, followed up by an induction program which takes place in the week before term begins.
To help make travelling to the UK easier, the accommodation team provides a free arrival pack, bed pack and kitchen pack for international starters in halls of residence. They include essential items of food, cutlery and bedding.
Derby’s Union of Students offers a variety of sports and social clubs, including Derby Worldwide society. Joining a club is a great way to meet people who have similar interests to you or who can share their life experiences.
Ritesh Anand – MSc in Strategic Management – founder of Invictus Capital in Zimbabwe, an integrated financial services company with a primary focus on Africa.
Paul Cummins – BSA (Hons) Craft – internationally acclaimed artist whose work has been displayed at Chatsworth House, London Olympic Park and the Tower of London.
Edward Hogan – BA (Hons) Creative Writing and English – critically acclaimed, award-winning author.
Khumbo Kachali – MSc in Strategic Management –Vice-President of Malawi.
Fazane Malik – BA (Hons) Fashion Studies – runs own fashion label awarded Midlands Independent Designer of the Year 2013.
Have you got any questions?
Contact the international team for more information at email@example.com
For more information visit the website: https://www.derby.ac.uk/life/international-students
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