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About us
The University of Derby is a modern, innovative education provider that achieved its University status in 1992. We have since become a university of first choice for students who want a caring aspirational environment where they can equip themselves for the career they choose.

Over the past 10 years we have made a significant investment in world-class
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Our investments include:

• £12 million STEM Centre – including facilities for mechanical testing, robotics and an anechoic chamber

• State-of-the-art £10.8 million sports centre

• Forensic Training Facility with a dedicated crime scene house

• Industry-standard Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab


Financially strong, our future aspirations are built around the skills, energy and enthusiasm of our academic and professional teams. They work closely together to find creative ways to position Derby as a university of first choice.


Why join us?


Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.


We believe that if we attract the right people, motivate them and provide development in a supportive, friendly performance-focused environment, then together we will enjoy continuing success.


Our staff love the work they do and the impact they have on the lives of our learners and the wider community. Our recent staff survey told us that 93% of staff have good work relationships, 80% are proud to work here and 73% get a sense of personal accomplishment from their role.


We welcome new ideas that improve what we do and the way we do it, creating opportunities for you to make an impact and be recognised for it.
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What is it like to work at University of Derby?

3.8
Work/Life Balance
3.4
Salary/Benefits
3.3
Job Security/Advancement
3.4
Management
3.6
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at University of Derby?

Picture of Professor Kathryn Mitchell, CEO of University of Derby
77%
of employees approve of Professor Kathryn Mitchell’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 35 ratings
4.0
very fun and exciting
Written by Events Assistant (Current Employee) from Devonshire Dome on 24 March 2020
every event I work is different and fun, the pay is great for the shifts we do. The management are very nice and helpful and care about all there staff
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What did candidates say about the interview at University of Derby?

Interview experience
Based on 35 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 34 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 31 interviews
About a week
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