We're really looking forward to welcoming you to our Open Day.
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- Saturday 2 July 2022
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There's lots for you to discover at an Open Day, all at your own pace and in your own way. You can organise your day however you choose; here's an idea of what you can expect:
Welcome talks, from our main stage at Kedleston Road. Talks are scheduled for 15 minutes after your arrival time;
Explore our campus - Make time to explore Kedleston Road, discover our amazing library, and state-of-the-art Sports Centre; drop in to our subject taster sessions, where you can talk to teaching staff about your course; and explore the facilities you'll be using as a student;
Join our students on a guided campus tour, and find out first-hand what it’s like to study at Derby;
Take a tour of our award-winning accommodation. We are proud to have been recognised by our students for our commitment to the environment, winning the Best Environmental Management Category at the National Student Housing awards 2021;
Chat to our support services to ask any questions you have about applying, funding, and wellbeing;
Located in the heard of England, the city of Derby has a long-standing reputation for extraordinary innovation which the University of Derby aims to build upon with their industry-relevant courses. Expert academics teach using their practical experiences to ensure foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students receive the highest quality of education. All students at the University of Derby will have equal opportunities to lay the foundations for a successful career in which they can make a real impact on the world.
The University of Derby soared up 11 places in the Guardian University Guide 2023 and is now ranked 48th out of 121 UK universities. Five subject areas are also in the Top 10 and three in the Top 20.
The University of Derby is continuously investing in its campus facilities and the overall student experience and in 2024, a brand-new Business School will open offering a modern hub for both students and start-up companies to learn, network and prosper. The build forms part of the University’s promise to support entrepreneurial growth and business connectivity in the city of Derby, and is set to hold world-class equipment.
Whether you choose to study full-time or part-time, online or on campus at one of our Derby or Chesterfield sites, you will acquire the skills, confidence and experience to make you stand out from the crowd.