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Student life in Derby

The UK’s most centrally located city, Derby is filled with endless things to do, whilst also providing the perfect base for exploring the Peak District. There are 300 parks to enjoy when the weather is nice, and a year round events calendar of arts and cultural entertainment to enjoy.

The University of Derby is easily reachable from our accommodation, as are many of Derby’s highlights. There are wonderful shopping outlets, the heritage cathedral and countless culinary delights.

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The 7 Best Fish & Chips in Derby

26th April 2023

Want to find out who does the crispiest batter, or the best-seasoned chip in Derby? You’ve come to…
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Derby Freshers Week 2022

30th June 2022

Everything you need to know about events, activities and the best things to do in the city during…
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A Guide to Derby Student’s Union

5th May 2022

Get involved with everything Derby student union has to offer with our quick and handy guide that tells…
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The Best Student nights in Derby

1st December 2021

Are you looking for amazing student nights in Derby for you and your friends? Check out our handy…
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University open days in Derby 2023

9th June 2021

Derby is home to over 28,000 students so there’s no shortage of entertainment and fun things to do…
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Best bottomless brunch in Derby

23rd April 2021

We’ve spent some time collating the ultimate list of the best brunch spots in Derby to guide you…
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10 Facts about Derby

10th February 2021

With over 28,000 students in the city, Derby is a great location for students. It’s a must for…
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