University of

The University of Derby is located in the English city of Derby. Derby city is located in the centre of the UK. London is about 125 miles south, while Manchester lies 90 miles to the north.

Home to over 12,500 fulltime students, the university’s primary campus is located in the north-west of Derby and comprises of three sites: Kedleston Road, Britannia Mill and Markeaton Street. The law school is located in the city centre.

With a reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes, the university offers unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside your studies. Over £200 million has been invested over the past ten years in some of the best university facilities you’ll find in the UK ensuring students get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.

Host – The Croft is next door to the university’s One Friar Gate Square, 10 minute walk from Banks Mill Studios and Derby Theatre, and  15 minutes from Markeaton Street and the Kedleston Road Campus.

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