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RESEARCH SHOWS GCSE AND ACCESS GAIN FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES WITH GOOD GUIDANCE

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The National Careers Service – which currently offers telephone and web-based advice to schools – should extend its role and provide students with face to face advice from specialist career advisers to end a ‘postcode lottery’ that is hindering social mobility, the Sutton Trust said today while informing the press today. The call comes as a new Sutton Trust report, ... Read More »

International educational expert at University’s online learning conference

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One of the world’s leaders in educational thought will speak to academic staff from around the globe at a University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL) conference. California-based Dr Etienne Wenger is an internationally recognised thought leader on social learning and ‘communities of practice’; the theory that learning is most beneficial when it is done socially, in groups. Human beings are ... Read More »

Rower Yasmin ready for Team England challenge

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  A University of Derby student will represent Team England after landing a place in the Commonwealth Rowing Championships* in Scotland. Yasmin Marks has been selected to race in the Women’s lightweight double scull (two rowers) and Women’s quadruple scull (four people), at the regatta to be held at Strathclyde Park in Motherwell this Saturday and Sunday (August 9 and 10). The 22-year-old from Chellaston, who is ... Read More »

Wizard of Oz badminton shares secrets at University of Derby

Lasse Bundgaard at the University of Derby

With the Commonwealth Games going to get underway, the head mentor of Australia’s badminton group invested time with games mentors from crosswise over Derbyshire at the University of Derby on Friday (July 18). Lasse Bundgaard and his collaborator mentor Ricky Yu exhibited nearby Andy Wood, Performance Manager of the Derbyshire Institute of Sport and previous Team GB badminton head mentor, ... Read More »

Students slam ‘sexist’ media coverage of female Cabinet ministers

As debate wraths over media scope of new parts of David Cameron’s Cabinet, analysts and understudies at the University of Derby have pummeled an evidently “sexist” perspective of ladies. An article showed up in the Daily Mail yesterday, named the ‘Bringing down Street Catwalk’, after Esther Mcvey, Liz Truss and Nicky Morgan were all given new parts at Number 10. ... Read More »

New furniture line creates great opportunity for young designer

Another furniture reach planned by an University of Derby understudy has been divulged at a UK presentation, before its being sold by an upscale maker. Matt Thompson, who has quite recently finished his Bsc (Hons) Product Design Engineering degree course, has seen his ‘Madison Lounge’ scope of outside furniture – including seats and tables – uncovered as the new run ... Read More »

Honorary Award for University of Derby Vice-Chancellor

Portrait of John Coyne at Markeaton Campus

College of Derby Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Coyne, is to get a Honorary Award from the University of Nottingham. Teacher Coyne – who has been Derby’s Vice-Chancellor for ten years – moved on from the University of Nottingham in 1973 with an Industrial Economics degree and taught there for 15 years. While at Nottingham he helped to establish the Center for ... Read More »

Movie locations and island beauty are ‘day in the office’ for interns

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The setting for blockbuster motion pictures, for example, World War Z, Troy and Gladiator is currently the surprising work environment of understudies from an University of Derby Film course. Malta is consistently utilized as a scenery within movies, from Hollywood blockbusters to little independents, and film-production has turned into a significant industry for the Mediterranean island. Star couple Brad Pitt ... Read More »

Children stress free thanks to University’s toy penguins

L-R Victoria Tew, Trainee Clinical Psychologist and Dr Kate PartridgeClinical Psychologist in the Clinical Psychology Department at the Derbyshire Children's Hospital. Holding stress penguins donated by the University of Derby.

What’s the best way to relieve stress? As indicated by youths at the Derbyshire Children’s Hospital, its penguins! The delicate toy mixture, that is. Not just do they look adorable, their “squishy” properties mean youngsters can crush them like a pressure ball – and they have been a huge hit since the University of Derby addressed a call from the ... Read More »

Dance degree open event offers first steps to top career

Deda Dance Event (credit Brian Slater)

Maturing Darcy Bussells and Anton du Bekes can make their first strides towards an expert move degree, at an open occasion arranged by the University of Derby and Déda. A master BA (Hons) Dance degree is continuously offered by the University and Déda, the East Midlands’ devoted move house, shockingly from September (2014). Understudies will learn move hypothesis, contemporary move, ... Read More »

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