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Our latest Alumni news

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A leading Derby child protection expert and the founder of a charity supporting vulnerable women are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of Derby later this month.

Michael Holding

Legendary West Indian cricketer Michael Holding, known as ‘Whispering Death’ for his pace bowling technique, is among the honorary graduates being recognised by the University of Derby at its awards ceremonies later this month.

Staff from the University of Derby with representatives from Rolls-Royce, Derby City Council and TV presenter Louise Minchin smiling on stage with award

A partnership between the University of Derby and Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd focused on developing nuclear skills and experts of the future has been recognised at a top industry awards ceremony.

A student midwife practises on a baby mannequin

Qualified registered nurses are retraining as midwives thanks to a new Masters degree at the University of Derby that aims to address the shortage in qualified midwives.

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A University of Derby student has been described as ‘one to watch’ and a ‘star of the future’ after being selected to join the GB Cycling team. Rhianna Parris-Smith, who is studying BA (Hons) Sport Development and Coaching, has been part of the University’s Sport Scholarship programme since she started her studies in 2020.